How To Recover Raw Partition Without Formatting Hard Drive?

“Hello!! I am using my system from many years but today I got a strange error. One of my hard drive partition is not getting recognized by my system OS. When I click on icon of the hard drive partition, I am getting an error message that hard drive partition needs to be formatted before usage. I am really worried what to do to recover RAW partition data without formatting the system hard drive which is not inaccessible now. Please suggest me any solution if anyone knows how to recover RAW partition without formatting hard drive with ease?”

You may come across the above-mentioned scenario where you lose data from hard drive. But don’t get panic as you can opt RAW Partition Recovery software to recover data from hard drive without formatting it. For more details, you can visit this link:

Reasons behind RAW partition of hard drive:

  • Partition turns RAW due to error in the file system
  • Virus attack can make a partition RAW by altering partition table
  • When particular partition has no file system
  • Master Boot Record corruption
  • Mistakes while formatting, reformatting or hard drive re-partition process
  • Improper installation of operating system
  • Improper partition management operations can result in a RAW partition

So when partition is unrecognized or inaccessible on your system then it shows that file system is associated with that RAW partition of the hard drive which as some issue or the partition has no file system. In such situations, most of the users may format their RAW partition of the hard drive which leads to data loss. Therefore don’t try this approach and use RAW Partition Recovery software to get back data loss from RAW partition without formatting.

Once hard drive becomes RAW then it won’t be readable as you can’t access the data of that partition and face below mentioned problems:

  • CHKDSK is not available for RAW drive
  • The type of the file system is RAW
  • File system shows raw and disk space becomes 0 bytes
  • The disk in disk is not formatted; do you want to format it now?
  • There was an error accessing drive D: The disk is not formatted
  • Sector not founds
  • Invalid media type reading drive G: Abort, retry, fail?”

In such situations, you need to format the RAW partition to again use that partition. If you format that partition then you will lose data from that partition. But don’t try to format the partition, instead of it; you can use recovery software like RAW Partition Recovery software to recover data from RAW partition without formatting with ease.

Features of RAW Partition Recovery Software:

  • This software is easy to perform recovery of data from RAW partition without formatting the hard drive on Windows 8 as well as on various versions of Windows OS.
  • It supports the recovery of data from ATA, PATA, SATA, SCSI, IDE, hard drive interfaces.
  • This software restores data from NTFS, FAT, ExFAT, NTFS5, etc. partitions which turns RAW and becomes unrecognized.
  • This software can also recover data from RAW USB partition within few mouse clicks.
  • It recovers data from various popular brands of hard drive brands such as Seagate, Hitachi, Toshiba, Maxtor, Samsung, western Digital, Transcend, Kingston, etc. within few mouse clicks.

Guidelines to Recover Raw Partition Without Formatting:

Step 1: First download and install the demo version of RAW Partition Recovery software on your system. Then double click the shortcut icon to launch the software to get the Home Screen of the tool . Now, select "Recover Drives" option to recover RAW partition data without formatting the drive.

Recover Raw Partition Without Formatting - Home Screen

Figure 1: Home Screen

Step 2: Now, choose Partition Recovery option. After that, a list of drives which are present on your system will be displayed, choose Partition and click on "Next" button to start the scanning process.

Recover Raw Partition Data Without Formatting- Select Partition

Figure 2: Select Partition

Step 3: Once scanning process is over, you will be able to preview the recovered files either in “File Type View” or “Data Type View”.

Recover Data From Hard Drive Without Formatting- Preview Recovered Files

Figure 3: Preview Recovered Data