Micro SD Card and SD Card are widely used memory card for digital camera, cell phone, and pad for data storage. It stores most files such as photos, documents, video, audio, music etc. Three kinds of SD card are commonly used: Pro SD, SDHC and SDXC, which all support a memory between 125MB to 64GB. The external large storage greatly expands the capacity of your removable multimedia. Along with the convenience, SD card will encounter some unexpected errors like file system changed to RAW while it was FAT32 by virus or unexpected errors. Let's first read a typical case of SD card data loss.
"Hi! I inserted a Micro SD card into my HTC. All files turned RAW. Both cell phone and laptop cannot recognize it. I check the manage disk and it shows my SD card files are all RAW. Anything can recover it to normal state? I stored lots of important stuff inside."
This page will share solutions for RAW drive fix on SD memory card without losing any data.
Download iCare Data Recovery to resuce files from SD, micro SD memory card when it changes to RAW file system and becomes not accessible on any device.
Table of Contents
How to Recover SD Card Files from RAW
Reasons for RAW SD Card
Key Features of iCare Data Recovery
Step 1: Download iCare Data Recovery Pro, which is a raw drive data rescue program that works for most media for free file scanning on raw memory card.
Notice: please stop using the micro sd or SD card that you lost files. Do not do any operation on the memory card before data restored. Relax, the data recovery software by iCare is read-only program which won't make any changes on your card.
As long as you have finished the installation, you can run the Recovery Software from desktop icon.
Step2. Select the proper recovery module for your case. The software uses RAW searching technology to scan your files to retrieve every possible lost data, which means the module scans every possible file to get data back.
Step 3: Select the SD card or micro sd that is "RAW" from the partition list.
Step 4: Then the software will scan all possible files on the selected disk. Usually, this process will cost a few minutes. Just be patient, and then you can feel it rather efficient to get all your wanted data back.
Step 5: When scanning device finishes, software will automatically show you a list of partition. Feel free to press "Show Files" button to preview.
Click "Recover" by thumbnail to locate the photos you want to restore and save them.
Free download iCare Data Recovery Pro to Recover data from RAW drive
Windows unable to complete format is an error that would occur on any storage media. When an SD or micro SD card cannot be formatted by Windows, the error message usually shows Windows was unable to format removable disk.
When your SD card is shown as RAW, it may have the following possible situation:
1). "SD card is not formatted. Do you want to format it now? '
2). "Invalid media type reading drive. Abort, Retry, Fail."
3). Error message like "SD card not found".
4). SD card file is shown as "RAW".
5). SD card is corrupted
6). File names contain unusual characters.
To find a method of RAW file recovery, a third party software is necessary. iCare Data Recovery Pro must be a right choice. Because the robust tool has the following features to do recovery: