Recovering Your Lost Files from the Raw Hard Drive

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AuthorEASEUS   Category Basic Computing Guide   Comments0   Post Time 2009-03-02 03:04:00 -0500

Yes, you may encounter such situation that when you access a partition, the Windows pops up a warning: “disk is not formatted, do you want to format now?” You just do it as it instructs, while it still does not work. What’s the hell wrong with the partition? There are so many personal and business files stored on it! Can I recover my files from the wrong partition? Yes, you can. Actually, this is what they called RAW hard drive. To recover files from Raw hard drive, data recovery software, designed for various data loss conditions, will give much help for recovering files from RAW hard drive.

Symptoms of Raw Hard Drive

If a partition is corrupted in Windows, possible (but not all) symptoms are:

·         Invalid media type reading drive.
Abort, Retry, Fail?

·         File system is displayed as "RAW".

·         Windows may ask if you want to format the drive, such as warning "disk not formatted, do you want to format now?”

·         File names contain "weird" characters.

·         "Sector not found" messages.

Raw Drive Recovery

How to recover files from Raw Hard Drive?

Whenever you suffer those situations, data recovery software enables you to recover files from RAW hard drive or partitions. EASEUS Data Recovery Wizard, offering safe solution for your Raw Hard Drive Recovery by simple clicks, helps to recover lost files under Windows 2000/2003/XP/Vista.

There are three modes on Data Recovery Wizard as the picture shows below. "Deleted File Recovery" is for recovering deleted data; "Partition Recovery" for recovering from lost or damaged partition and "Complete Recovery" for recovering formatted data, data loss from RAW hard drive, etc.

Raw hard Drive Recovery

To recover files from RAW hard drive, you need to choose the "Complete Recovery" module. Please follow the steps:

1. Click the Select "Complete Recovery" button on the main window of the Data Recovery Wizard.

2. You can see the list of logical volumes found on your computer.

3. Select the "RAW" drive or inaccessible logic drive

4. Click "Next" to begin Scanning for Files.

5. Select the files or directory that you want to recover and press the "Next" button.

6. Select a directory and press the "Next" button to save the files.

After the simple steps mentioned above, you can safely recover your files from RAW hard drive to a larger extent. Why not have a try?

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