The Scenario: File system corruption due to virus attack, bad sectors, improper operation and more can result in Toshiba USB thumb drive turns to RAW format or even a format failure, in which situation you cannot open the USB drive or read even a single file.
The Problem: In most case, people will consider the inaccessible thumb drive data as being lost forever and cannot be recovered.
The solution: However, it is not true. All data can be recovered by using a professional toshiba data recovery tool as long as the Toshiba USB thumb drive is not physically damaged. And it will help open raw toshiba usb without formatting.
Video Guide - How to change usb raw file system to fat32
iCare Data Recovery Free is a read-only data recovery program that can work for RAW drive data recovery, so you can free download this software and install it on your computer to perform data recovery when your Toshiba USB thumb drive reports RAW format.
Now, you can follow the steps below to restore data from Toshiba USB thumb drive when it shows RAW file system:
Step1. Download and install iCare Data Recovery on your computer. Insert the Toshiba USB thumb drive to your computer and select a proper scan mode after running the software.
Step2. Choose the RAW drive and wait when the software is scanning.
Step3. You can preview files when scanning is over and then save all data to another drive.
"I received CHKDSK is not available for RAW drives message on my Toshiba USB flash drive. This Toshiba USB flash drive shows RAW file system and needs formatting, but I have important data on it. What can I do to get back the inaccessible files from this RAW USB drive without formatting?"
"Is there a tool that can convert RAW to NTFS FAT32 for Toshiba USB thumb drive with data back? Windows system prompts that I can use the Toshiba USB drive after formatting, but all data will get lost after formatting. What should I do to resolve such a problem?"
"Hello! May I retrieve videos from RAW Toshiba USB stick? I cannot open my USB stick due to RAW file system."
"I need some help for data recovery since my 16GB Toshiba flash drive turns to RAW file system. Does anybody know the solution?"
For the cases above, there is a useful solution to fix the RAW error -> Fixing the raw format to FAT32/NTFS can save the thumb drive and make it alive again.
You may right click the usb in computer, and then choose the file system to be FAT32, for instance.
When toshiba usb has write protection or virus infection, it may prevent users delete, format, or make changes on the usb drive.
Toshiba USB thumb drive RAW format can result in data loss if you do not use a proper method, but all data can be restored if you can get a good solution. iCare Data Recovery is a good solution for RAW Toshiba USB drive recovery for free.
Last updated on Nov 28, 2023