Data Recovery When NTFS Partition Changes to RAW

"I need data recovery when NTFS partition changes to RAW file system. I have two partitions on my computer, while C drive has FAT32 file system and the other partition has NTFS file system. However, today when I reboot my computer, the NTFS partition has changes to RAW. Can you tell me why and how can I get back files from the RAW partition?"

"Can I recover data from RAW external hard drive without formatting? I have a 500GB external hard drive which has NTFS file system, but it turned to RAW with unknown reasons. When I plugged it to my computer, system detected it as RAW device which prevents me from opening the disk. I need to get back files from the RAW external HDD. Can anybody tell me the solution?"

"The NTFS partition converted to RAW file system due to power outage, but I still have many important files on this partition. System asks me to format the RAW partition when I attempted to open it. However, can I undo format the partition to recover data if I formatted it from RAW to NTFS?"

"I am wondering whether there is any software that can help convert RAW to NTFS without losing any data. My portable hard drive turns to RAW and shows 0 byte space. I want to convert the portable HDD from RAW to NTFS, but I cannot format it because it contains much data. Can anybody give me some advice?"

Data Recovery When NTFS Partition Turns to RAW

If you are unable to read any data when NTFS partition turns to RAW, you can use data recovery software to extract files off RAW drive. Before getting back lost files, you had better not format the RAW drive back to NTFS. iCare Data Recovery is a read-only RAW drive recovery software that can rescue all types of files such as videos, music, photos, etc when NTFS partition changes to RAW file system due to virus infection, bad sector and other reasons.

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Steps to Recover Data from RAW File System

Preparation: Free download iCare Data Recovery on your computer. Then, install the software and run it on the computer.

Step1. Select a proper scan mode after running the software.

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Step2. Choose the RAW drive as aim disk and then wait the software to scan it.

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Step3. You can preview files after scanning and then save them to a safe place.

preview found photo

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Converting RAW Partition to NTFS

If you want to access the partition, you need to format the partition from RAW to NTFS. Usually, you can format the RAW partition after data recovery. You can full format or quick format the RAW partition so as to change it back to NTFS file system.

==>> If you want to convert RAW partition to FAT32, please go to this page - Change RAW drive to FAT32>>

The Bottom Line for Data Recovery When NTFS Converted to RAW

What is the most important thing for data recovery when NTFS partition changes to RAW? Well, the most important thing is that you should avoid overwriting the original data. iCare Data Recovery allows you to recover data from RAW partition only on condition that the original data is not overwritten. This data recovery software enables you to restore files off RAW drive without hurting the partition or modifying any data. Free download the software now!

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