How to convert raw to ntfs in Windows 7

Summary

Hard drive/SD card/USB pen drive becomes raw drive? Don’t worry, this article will show you how to covert raw to ntfs in Windows 7 without data loss.

How can I repair raw to ntfs in Windows 7?

“My external hard drive cannot be opened and the system ask me to format the drive before I can use the hard drive, I tried to format the external hard drive, but it said Windows was unable to complete format. When I check the details of the hard drive, I find it becomes raw, how can I convert raw to ntfs?”

Windows system doesn’t support raw file system, so to make the external hard drive accessible again, you need to convert the raw file system into ntfs. Formatting the drive is the easiest solution to convert the raw to ntfs, if Windows cannot format, you can try another solution.

Here some raw to ntfs converter program or professional formatter, these tools can help you to convert the raw file system into ntfs. Or you can try the system tool CMD command prompt. But all of them cannot guarantee the security of the data. If you need the data, recover them with a professional data recovery program first.

Convert raw to ntfs in Windows with CMD command prompt

Command prompt is a useful system tool, you can try it to convert the raw drive into ntfs file system. It is 100% working and very easy to use. What’s important, it is totally free. But this process will also clean up all the data on the device, you need to recover the data first if you have needed data on the drive.

Attention:

1.When you type the command in the window, you will need the size of your external hard drive.

2.This process is similar to formatting, you need to recover the data before this process.

Steps to use command line to convert raw to ntfs

Step1: Run CMD.

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Step2: Type“format M: /fs:ntfs”(M is the drive letter of your RAW drive)

After these steps, you can convert your device file system into ntfs.

Recover raw to ntfs with command prompt without losing data

If you have needed data on the raw external hard drive, recover the data first. Here you need a effective data recovery software.

If you don’t want to waste time, just try iCare Data Recovery, the 100% safe and professional data recovery tool. It can help you to recover the data no matter you delete or format the data, you can even recover data from a corrupted device.

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Steps to recover raw to ntfs without losing data

Step1: Free download iCare Data Recovery, run it.

Step2: Enter “Deep Scan Recovery” or “Raw drive recovery” module, select the raw external hard drive to scan.

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Step3: Preview the found data, and select needed to recover. Save to another drive.

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Then you can free free to convert the raw drive into NTFS.

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