USB thumb drive is a removable disk for storing or transferring various kinds of data, but a USB thumb drive would turn to RAW file system sometimes and does not allow you to read any data. In this situation, would you like to do something to fix the RAW format error and get back lost files? If you need to recover any data from your USB thumb drive which changes to RAW, you had better stop any possible operation that you attempt to fix the error.
For data recovery when USB thumb drive turns to RAW file system, you need to rely on specialized data recovery software. iCare Data Recovery is a read-only data recovery tool that can work on all brands of USB thumb drive such as SanDisk, Adata, Samsung, Toshiba, etc when it shows RAW file system due to whatever reasons. This data recovery software helps rescue all inaccessible files from RAW USB thumb drive. You can follow the steps below to recover files from USB thumb drive that has RAW file system:
Step1. Download and install iCare Data Recovery on your computer. Run the software and choose a proper scan mode.
Step2. Select the RAW USB thumb drive and wait the software to scan it to search lost files.
Step3. You can preview files after scanning and then save the lost files to another drive.
"Can I format my USB thumb drive when it shows RAW file system when I insert it to my computer? How can I access the USB thumb drive and extract all files if I do not format the RAW drive? Please tell me some useful advice."
"My USB thumb drive is not readable on my PC and meanwhile system recognizes the USB thumb drive as RAW device. I have many files on this USB thumb drive. Can somebody tell me how to get back files from a RAW USB thumb drive?"
"My USB thumb drive is infected with virus and now it changes to RAW format. I have run antivirus software to scan the RAW drive, but my USB thumb drive is still inaccessible. Should I format the USB thumb drive in order to change its file system from RAW to FAT32?"
You have a good chance to restore data when USB thumb drive is in RAW file system as long as you do not reformat it. This data recovery software helps restore data as long as the USB thumb drive is not overwritten or physically damaged.