Last updated on 6/15/2017
How to fix/repair disk unknown not initialized unallocated without losing data when Western digital/Seagate/Samsung external hd/hdd/usb/raid drive/sd/cf/xd memory card shows/reports/sees disk 1 is unknown uninitialized unallocated in Disk Management in Windows xp/7/8/10/vista/server? How to recover/rescue/retrieve data from unknown not initialized and unallocated external drive/usb/sd memory card for Windows xp/7/8/10?
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==>And if you do have formatted/initialized hard drive/memory card, also go recover data from accidentally initialized external drive/memory card.
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==>If the unknown uninitialized unallocated space also shows raw file system, go recover data from raw drive at first.
==>If you are unable to format not initialized hard drive/sd/thumb drive since hard drive/memory card is corrupted or virus infected, etc, also go read this: Windows unable to complete format
==>Also read more details to know how to initialize a hard drive/memory card
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