"I want to know how to recover files from RAW Silicon Power external hard drive that reports not formatted alert message. Today, when I connected my Silicon Power external hard drive to my computer, system detected the external disk as a RAW device. Then, Windows system says external hard drive is not formatted when I attempted to open the disk. Please tell me how to fix the not formatted error problem and convert its file system from RAW to NTFS without touching any data on the disk."
"My Silicon Power external USB hard drive turns to RAW file system and requires formatting. Can I convert the RAW file system to NTFS or FAT32 after formatting? Can I get back files stored on this portable hard drive after formatting?"
"I have a Silicon Power external HDD but I meet some problem on this disk. The external hard drive is not readable when I connected it to my computer. Checking the Properties, system detects the external HDD as RAW drive. What can I do to fix the problem with data back?"
"I cannot open my Silicon Power removable disk because it asks me to reformat disk drive before I can use it. I have more than 100GB data on this disk, but the disk shows 0 byte space. How can I get back all lost data?"
If your Silicon Power external disk has RAW format and needs formatting, the first thing you should do is to stop using the disk. Especially, you cannot write any new data to the Silicon Power external disk. Then, you can free download iCare Data Recovery to restore files. This data recovery software can deep scan the RAW disk and search for all types of lost files from your Silicon Power external hard disk.
Preparation: Download and install iCare Data Recovery on computer. Plug the Silicon Power external hard drive to your computer and launch the software.
Step1. Select proper scan mode after running the software.
Step2. Choose the RAW Silicon Power external disk and then wait before scanning is completed.
Step3. When scanning is completed, you can preview files and save them to another storage media.
You can format external hard drive when all data has been restored from your Silicon Power disk. Thus, you can convert RAW to NTFS without data loss on the disk. Usually, you can quick format or full format the Silicon Power USB HDD to fix the RAW drive error problem.
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How to fix RAW Silicon Power external hard drive not formatted problem without losing data? The most important point is to not overwrite the lost data and avoid any physical damage on the external disk. As long as the Silicon Power external HDD is not overwritten, you can free download iCare Data Recovery for recovery of external hard drive. It is a read-only data recovery program that can help recover data without causing any hurt to your external disk. Try it now!