Recover Data from RAW Hard Drive Without Formatting
“Can anyone suggest me how to open RAW hard drive without formatting? Actually, I have a system and it was working till yesterday evening. But from today morning, drive is showing as o bytes and I could not access any of my files. I stored many vital files in it. How to open RAW hard drive without formatting? Please help me…!!!”
Well, RAW hard drive is a state when its file system is corrupted and OS fails to recognize the file system of hard drive. In such circumstances, you could not access any data from RAW hard drive. If you format the hard drive, then you will lose entire data from it. According to data recovery experts, it is always suggested to stop using the RAW hard drive immediately and don’t add any new files until and unless you recover data from hard drive without formatting. In such situation, you can opt USB Hard Drive Recovery software to know how to fix RAW hard drive without losing any data.
Symptoms when the file system of hard drive become RAW:
- The file names will contain weird characters
- Pop up an error message saying “Disk in the drive not formatted, do you want to format it now?
- The respected logical hard drive doesn’t contain a valid file system
- The file system of hard drive is displayed as RAW
- Formation of large number of bad sectors on the hard drive
- Severe virus infections on the hard drive
- Corruption of MBR (Master Boot Record) and partition table of hard drive
- Interruptions such as improper shutdown of the system or sudden power outage while formatting or reformatting the hard drive.
Stop worrying and start fixing a RAW hard drive without losing data:
Fixing a RAW hard drive without formatting is an easier task if you opt USB Hard Drive Recovery software. This software is designed with advanced scanning algorithm which scans your entire hard drive and recovers all kinds of files such as photos, videos, music, documents, etc. with ease. Download and install demo version of the software on a healthy drive of your Windows system. Once the software scans and recovers all the data, it allows you to view the recovered files with the help of “Preview” option thereby permits you to test the capability of the software before purchase the software. For more details, you can visit this link: http://www.usbharddriverecovery.net
Salient Features of USB Hard Drive Recovery Software:
- USB Hard Drive Recovery software supports recovery of data from hard drives having file systems such as HFSX, HFS+, HFS, FAT16, FAT32, ExFAT, NTFS, NTFS 5, etc.
- It recovers data from various brands of hard drive such as Western Digital, Transcend, Seagate, Samsung, etc.
- Apart from hard drive, it also recovers data from USB drive, external hard drive, memory card, memory stick, etc.
Steps to Know How to Open RAW Hard Drive Without Formatting
Step 1: Download and install USB Hard Drive Recovery software on your system, then open its main screen.
Figure a: Main Screen
Step 2: Select your computer's RAW Hard Drive from the list of logical drives and select next to start scanning.
Figure b: Select RAW Hard Drive
Step 3: You can view the recovered files using "Preview" option of the software.
Figure c: List of Recovered Files