For the computer users who are meeting disk RAW issue, to get the solutions to recover RAW partition is an urgent affair. Here we will show you how to fix RAW drive in three different cases.
As you may figure out, for a successful data storage, each partition has a specific file system, for example, NTFS, FATA32, FAT16, and FAT12. If the partition is not formatted to NTFS or FAT, it is a RAW partition which cannot be used to save files. However, an NTFS partition or FAT partition may become the RAW partition accidentally. Usually, hard disk became RAW issue is caused by some factors, including virus attack, bad sectors, disk damage, corrupted partition table, file system structural damage and so forth. This issue often appears on an external hard drive or a USB drive. Once your hard drive is in the RAW file system, what should you do to Convert RAW to NTFS/FAT? Get the solutions now.
In order to do RAW hard drive recovery, MiniTool Partition Wizard is worthy of being recommended. If you find the RAW drive in Windows Disk Management, have a check by MiniTool Partition Wizard, and then according to different cases, the solution is different.
To be specific, if the disk partition table is damaged, the disk will become RAW in Disk Management but it is unallocated in Partition Wizard. This case is tested by one user from seven forums. How to do RAW hard drive recovery? Partition Recovery of MiniTool Partition Wizard is available for this case.
Just get MiniTool Partition Wizard Professional Edition to solve RAW file system issue since this feature needs to be paid. Then in the main interface, click Partition Recovery in the tool bar or select the target disk to click this feature. And then, follow its instructions to finish this operation to solve hard disk became RAW issue.
In this case, there are three methods to help you out of RAW drive issue.
RAW is a file system that is not to formatted to NTFS or FAT. Once it appears, it is possible that there is something wrong with your file system. So, fix it now. Here MiniTool Partition Wizard can check and fix the file system effectively. Right click on the hard drive which shows RAW in Disk Management, and select Check File System.
Then choose Check & fix detected errors and click Start.
To shrink partition can rewrite the information and correct errors of the file system. By it, you can convert RAW to NTFS or FAT easily.
According to the feedback of users, to recover partition can be also a choice. Just use Partition Recovery of MiniTool Partition Wizard Professional Edition to have a try.
Under this circumstance, you should choose to format RAW to NTFS/FAT to finish RAW file system recovery. But before doing it, you should recover data from the hard drive by MiniTool Power Data Recovery. After that, begin the disk formatting by MiniTool Partition Wizard.
Now all solutions are told you. If you want to learn more details about how to fix the RAW hard drive, refer to this post – How to Fix Hard Disk Became Raw Suddenly? Are you suffering from RAW hard drive issue? Get MiniTool Partition Wizard right now for a try.