In earlier time we are scared by the words "The disk in drive is not formatted. Do you want to format it now?" In this situation if we check the disk property by right click, you will see the file system is RAW, and we can't access it. Shall we perform format to rescue that RAW disk? Before answer this question, please finish reading this article. It will show us an unique utility to rescue RAW disk.
Formatting a disk means arranging the disk to prepare the drive, so that it is able to manage data on a storage device, management of data includes storage, modification, deletion and data recoverability. Formatting a drive is a process, which arrives after creation of partition, which is mapping the drive to create user-defined regions. Such regions or partitions needs to be formatted before using them.
When we meet "not-formatted" disk, do not click "Yes", because once choosing "format" to rescue RAW disk, we clean the file system and instruct to manage data, wherein file system assumes the drive completely fresh and users could start to write on those sectors, which still hold data. Maybe you will ask, what could we do to rescue RAW disk if so?
What we should keep in mind is that, data in RAW disk is the most important and it should be rescued first. To increase the rescue possibility, we'd better not make any change or overwriting to it. Here the unique utility comes on the stage, that is, EASEUS Data Recovery Wizard.
Data Recovery Wizard is a professional data recovery software to rescue data loss due to format, deletion or recover lost data due to partition loss or damage, software crash, virus infection, unexpected shutdown or any other unknown reasons from hardware RAID and storage media such as hard drive, USB drive, SD card, memory card, etc. Choosing it to rescue RAW disk is the best solution for data rescue.
To recover the files from RAW Disk, just follow these steps and we will achieve:
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" disk or inaccessible logic disk.
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.