CF Card 0 byte Space with RAW File System

"Is it possible to resolve the problem that CF card shows 0 byte space and changes to RAW file system? My CF card has 4GB space with more than 3GB free space, but now my CF card changes to 0 byte. I am wondering if all previous data on this CF card was deleted. Do I still have chance to get back my lost data?"

"My CF card becomes RAW format in my digital camera, so I connect it to my computer to check what is wrong with it. After connecting the CF card to my computer, Windows recognizes it as a removable disk. However, when I check its Properties, Windows says CF card has RAW file system and has 0 byte space. I cannot access this RAW CF card. What to do to restore data from a CF card that became RAW file system?"

"I have stored many photos on my CF card, but all photos become inaccessible because the CF card turns to RAW file system. Can I rescue all inaccessible pictures from a CF card that reports RAW format error?"

A CF card, namely Compact Flash card, might report RAW file system due to different reasons. When a CF card changes to RAW format and shows 0 byte space, the most important thing is to rescue all inaccessible data off the CF card.

Software for 0 byte CF Card RAW File System Recovery

When CF card only says 0 byte space with RAW file system, you need to rely on professional data recovery software to get back all inaccessible files. iCare Data Recovery is a read-only tool that enables you to search the CF card for all inaccessible data like images, videos and music. With help of this software, you can rescue lost files without formatting CF card from RAW to FAT32. You can refer to the guide below to restore data from a RAW CF card:

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Step1. Download and install iCare Data Recovery on computer. Select a proper scan mode after running the software.

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Step2. Select the RAW CF card as aim disk and then wait the software to scan it.

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Step3. You can preview found files after scanning and then save the lost data to another drive.

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Generally speaking, when a CF card has 0 byte space with RAW file system, the first thing you should do is to free download iCare Data Recovery to recover data. Then, you can change CF card from RAW file system to FAT32 by reformatting. If Windows reports it was unable to format CF card, you can use RAW to FAT32 converter software.

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