VPK File Recovery

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VPK File Recovery

What is a .VPK file?

A VPK file is a Valve Pak file used by some games developed with the Source Engine, which include Half-Life, Left 4 Dead, DOTA 2, and Portal 2. It may be a master directory file for a collection of VPK files or may be one of the raw VPK data files. VPK files are used for storing maps, models, materials, choreography scenes, and other original game content, but can can be used for making game mods as well.

How to recover lost .VPK files?

Sometimes while working with a computer, laptop or other stationary or mobile devices, you may encounter various bugs, freezes, hardware or software failures, even in spite of regular updates and junk cleaning. As a result, an important .VPK file may be deleted.

By no means should you think that the only way to recover a .VPK file is always to create it once more.

Use programs for recovering .VPK files if a file was lost after accidental or deliberate deleting, formatting the memory card or the internal storage, cleaning the storage device, after a virus attack or a system failure.

Programs to recover .VPK files

Looking for a way to recover files?

In cases when files were deleted and they cannot be restored by using standard operating system tools, use Hetman Partition Recovery.

To do it:

1. Download Hetman Partition Recovery, install and start the program.

2. The program will run an automatic scan and display all hard disks and removable drives, physical and local disks connected to this PC.

3. Double-click on the disk from which you need to recover files, and select analysis type.

4. When the scanning is over, you will be shown the files for recovery.

5. To find a file you need, use the program’s interface to open the folder it was deleted from, or go to the folder «Content-Aware Analysis» and select the required file type.

6. Select the files you have been looking for and click «Recovery».

7. Choose one of the methods for saving the files and recover them.

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How to open file with .VPK extension?

Looking for how to open a valve pak file?

Additional Information

Тип файла: Valve Pak

Расширение файла: .VPK

Разработчик: Valve

Категория: Game Files

Формат: Binary

Mime-type: application/octet-stream

HEX: 34 12 AA 55 01 00 00 00

ASCII: 4

File Types that Using the VPK Extension:
- Valve Pak
- PlayStation Vita Application Package

Programs that open VPK files

GCFScape iconGCFScape
Gibbed's VPK Extractor iconGibbed's VPK Extractor
Valve Left 4 Dead iconValve Left 4 Dead
Valve Portal 2 iconValve Portal 2
Valve Half-Life iconValve Half-Life
Valve Half-Life 2 iconValve Half-Life 2
Valve Team Fortress 2 iconValve Team Fortress 2
Valve Left 4 Dead iconValve Left 4 Dead
Valve Portal 2 iconValve Portal 2
Valve Half-Life 2 iconValve Half-Life 2

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