How to mount VDMK file as a mapped drive?

This is using SYmantec Backup exec 2012 server to backing up 2 5.1.0 VMware hosts. Due to the fact that a GRT settings weren't enabled, restore job is only manage to recovery individual VMDK file for the file server VM. This VMDK file is the virtual hard disk of D:\ drive of the file server, in which there are few folders needed to be recovered.

The restored VMDk file is temporary stored in the F:\ drive of the above symantec backup exec server. BTW, any utility/tool to mount the given vmdk file as a mapped drive?

Thanks in advance.
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MichaelBalackAsked:
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MichaelBalackAuthor Commented:
Hi Andrew,

I download the vmware disk mount utility installer, and tried to setup but failed on my MS Windows 2008 r2 64-bit backup server. I can see that the installation directory is C:\Program files (x86)\..., does this 32-bit installer?

Please see the attached bmp for error message.
VMware-mount-utility-setup-problem.bmp
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
I would start checking the MSI logs, in the temp directory.

It is a 32 bit app, it's been around for many years.
MichaelBalackAuthor Commented:
Thanks to Andrew in recommending the VMware disk mount utility. I managed to install this utility on my 32-bit server and open the vmdk file eventually.
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