Updated on 22/5/2019

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How to convert raw file system to ntfs without losing data with command prompt/cmd/diskpart in Windows 10/8/7? Follow this video that shows you how to convert raw file system to ntfs with cmd.

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This article is telling about raw drive to ntfs converting with safe converter and how to use diskpart to format raw to ntfs.

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Is it possible to format raw drive to ntfs without losing data?


Free raw to ntfs converter download to convert raw to ntfs for disk/memory sd card by iCare Data Recovery Pro, which can help when your device is raw.

If your device is raw, it wont let you access it and asks you to format. You need a raw converter/formatter to change raw to ntfs without losing data for raw drives.

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Part 1: Raw to NTFS Converter Download

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Part 2: Change RAW to NTFS with CMD command prompt

Step1: Run CMD.

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Step2: Type“format X: /fs:ntfs”(X is the drive letter of your raw hard drive)

You can also convert raw file system to fat32, and the command line should be the following,

format F: /fs:fat32

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If the above cmd does not work for you, them you should use diskpart to clean the disk at first which shows as follows.

1: run CMD

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2. type “diskpart” on the command box

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3. type “ list disk” after “DISKPART” and enter

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4. type “select disk 2” and enter.

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5. type “clean”. Wait for a minute.

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Please note: Formatting raw to ntfs would make it more difficult for recovering old data on your digital device. That's the reason we showed you how to recover the raw drive with iCare to get inside data out from the raw device.

You can run diskpart command line to format a RAW drive to change the Raw NTFS. Just simply follow this guide:

In Windows XP/7: you may running

CMD > type list disk > type select disk < type list volume > type format fs=ntfs label=volume label quick (or type convert x: /fs:ntfs, x: refers to the drive letter of the RAW partition)

Or the following as option:

CMD > diskpart > format X: /fs:ntfs

In Windows 10, open cmd by typing 'cmd' in the search bar which is next to 'Start' icon, and then

Type: "convert e: /fs:ntfs" in the CMD directly (e is the drive that you want to convert on PC)

You should pay attention to following points:

1. Do not format the RAW drive to NTFS before getting the data you need

2. Stop using the RAW device and you had better not perform any operation to fix the problem before data recovery

3. Protect the RAW device from being physically damaged due to any reason

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Why NTFS/FAT32 Changed to RAW File System

RAW file system, or sometimes people call it RAW drive has the following problems when your disk runs into the raw problem like:

Sometimes, you will be not able to format the disk even it asked you to do.

The process of converting RAW files to NTFS is possible with the solution provided by iCare.

With this tool, you can restore files from RAW CF card, SD card, XD card, USB drive, external hard drive, etc.

If you want to convert RAW to NTFS when running into memory card RAW not formatted error, you can format the card after data recovery.

Windows Cannot Format RAW - Change RAW to NTFS without Formatting

Almost everybody knows that formatting is able to help change RAW to NTFS, but sometimes Windows cannot format a RAW drive to NTFS due to this or that kind of reason. In order to change any RAW partition to NTFS without formatting, you can try following methods:

RAW to NTFS Converter Software

iCare Data Recovery Pro that works as a RAW to NTFS converter is safe tool that enables you to convert RAW file system to NTFS for internal hard drive, external hard drive and other digital devices. In fact, RAW to NTFS converter tool works like a RAW to NTFS format tool which is able to format RAW drive to NTFS when Windows was unable to format the device on your computer

Convert RAW to NTFS File System for Hard Drive Portable HDD USB

NTFS file system is usually used for internal hard drive, portable hard drive and some USB thumb drive. When you attempt to convert any device from RAW to NTFS, make it clear whether the device supports NTFS file system. For example, some memory card should be formatted to FAT32 file system in order to be recognized by digital camera or mobile phone.

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