When a hard drive, flash drive or memory card turned to RAW drive, it's the file system that is corrupted and if Recuva did not perform so good to the raw drive recovery with error: Unable to determine file system type... Here is a better solution for RAW Drive Recovery.
Recuva reported error: unable to determine file system stype
Question: Does recuva work on raw drive/card?
Answer: NO, Recuva is unable to read raw drive, you may use the following free raw drive recovery tool for help.
iCare Data Recovery Pro provides a better raw format recovery since it was developed with 'RAW Drive Recovery' that could scan raw partition/sd card/flash stick and recover data from them.
Step #1 - Download iCare Recovery Pro free now and then select raw drive/partition/sd for scanning.
Step #2 - Restore raw partition/volume data to another drive.
Download iCare Data Recovery Pro Free to restore data from flash drive/sd memory card that turns into raw and needs to be formatted on Windows computer completely for free if Recuva did not help you recover your raw device.
If you want to download Recuva for a recovery, you may download Recuva here
Pro: free, recover deleted files with good quality
Cons: do not work good for raw drive recovery and there are some better programs that is dedicated for raw drive recovery.
Solution: Free alternative iCare Data Recovery Free is your best choice to recover inaccessible files from raw hdd/ssd/partition/usb flash drive/sd memory.
Recuva has free edition that can help restore deleted files, however it was not specially developed for recovering raw drive that has raw file system error.
Many users may have been recommended by forum posters that they can use freeware Recuva to recover deleted files since this company has developed many freeware for many years.
Last updated on Nov 01, 2022