PNY SD Card RAW Format Error

Last updated on Nov 28, 2023

"My PNY SD card is in RAW format error, so I am unable to access files stored on this card. Now, I post my question here and hope that somebody who knows the solution for RAW PNY SD card recovery can tell me what to do."

"Is it possible for PNY SD card RAW file system data recovery? My PNY SD card stops working in my mobile phone, so I connect it to my computer but Windows system detects SD card as a RAW drive and says SD card needs to be formatted. How do I get back lost files from RAW PNY SD memory card and reapir the corrupted sd card ?"

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PNY SD Card RAW File System Recovery

Without accessing the PNY SD card which has RAW format error, you can free download iCare Data Recovery Free, a read-only data recovery tool, to extract all inaccessible files from the card. This data recovery software enables you to restore any file from a RAW device including PNY SD memory card. By using this data recovery software, you can restore all kinds of files within about 3 steps by using the freeware for SD card:

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Step1. Download and install iCare Data Recovery on your computer. Launch the software and choose a proper scan mode.

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Step2. Select the RAW PNY SD card and wait patiently before the scanning is completed.

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Step3. Preview the lost files after scanning and then save the lost data to another drive.

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Convert PNY SD Card RAW to FAT32 by Formatting

If you want to use the PNY SD card for data storage, you still need to change RAW drive to FAT32 so that you can open the PNY SD card normally. Usually, you are able to change your PNY SD card from RAW to FAT32 by formatting it.

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"Can I get back my pictures from PNY SD memory card that is inaccessible due to RAW error? This PNY SD card reports RAW in my digital camera and PC, which disables me to read or write any data on the card."

PNY SD card turns to RAW format, but previous data is still stored on this card? In this situation, you do not need to worry because all previous data can be restored as long as you can put the PNY SD card in a safe place to stop it from suffering any physical damage or data overwriting.

Last updated on Nov 28, 2023

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