Restore Files from Hard Drive that Shows RAW File System

One of the common and confused problems with computers is the sudden un-recognition of file system (RAW) of hard drive that has been functioning normally. It will be a breathtaking feeling to suddenly be told that your hard drive data, often memorable pictures, favorite movies, and important Office documents is gone forever.

Don’t panic – the appropriate condolence to be offered as the problem can be resolved and recovery of data from hard disk showing RAW file system will be done when approached with sensibly and carefully. Well, in this page let’s look on causes for the issue and how to recover data from hard drive that shows RAW file system.

What does a RAW file system mean - A raw file system simply means that it is a file system that is not recognized by Windows. Therefore all the available file system drivers are unable to mount the file system as a drive.

Why does file systems goes RAW and how to avoid it - This often happens when the records determining the file system type or location on the disk are damaged or corrupted, usually the partition table or the boot sector. Since OS sees no file system in the hard drive, it prompts you to format the drive through various error messages in order to create a file system on it.

To avoid such unfortunate instances to happen, you should follow some rules such as carefully handling of hard drive, avoiding virus intrusions on to the drives, and the most valuable one will be making backup of important data on more than one or two devices so that you can use that backup for data restoration in the events of data disasters.

Recovering data from drive showing raw file system

Well, there are manual ways to fix the damaged partition table and boot sector and then to restore files from hard drive that shows RAW file system. If you are less technically skilled, the worse the existing damage may become. So to minimize the risks, you should handle recovery of data from hard disk showing RAW file system to a professional data recovery tool which is well experienced in solving this kind of issue.

Hi5 Partition Recovery Software is the reliable solution to retrieve hard drive with RAW file system. It helps to get back data from the hard drives being used with Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, etc.

How to recover data from hard drive that shows RAW file system using Hi5 Partition Recovery?

If you have stored pictures on some other device as a backup, then you can use it to recover lost pictures after deleting partition. It is one of the easiest ways ever!

  • Attach your RAW file system hard drive to a healthy Windows computer
  • Download Hi5 Partition Recovery Program on that computer and complete its installation
  • After running the software, click on either “Partition Recovery” or “Formatted / Reformatted Recovery” option in main screen
  • Later, from the list of drives shown on screen, choose the hard drive that represents RAW file system
  • Proceeding next, software carefully scans chosen drive and restores all the files present on the hard drive
  • As scanning process ends, view the recovered files in two distinct View Types i.e. “Data View” and “File Type View
  • Later, preview selected files and at last save these retrieved files to new destination location on host computer hard drive, but never on victim hard drive

Do you want to know some interesting facts about Hi5 Partition Recovery Application?

The software’s user friendly and simple interface puts your mind at ease and makes the process of recovering data from RAW file system drive stressful and even successful. After previewing making sure that the data has been successfully recovered through the software’s free version, you can then buy the product’s licensed key and save the restored results.

What’s more, Hi5 Partition Recovery Toolkit aids to recover data from hard disk showing as empty when the disk has been formatted with FAT16, FAT32, ExFAT, NTFS and NTFS5 file systems. It is considers as one of the fastest recovery solution to retrieve data from RAW hard drive partitions. Not only RAW drives and partitions, the tool has the capability to get back files from failed, corrupted, deleted, lost, as well as formatted hard drive partitions without any difficulty. Further, one of the most beneficial features of this software is that it helps to bypass the bad sectors present on the hard drives and thereby recovering data from it. Also using this utility, one can easily retrieve various types of files from external hard drives, pen drives, memory cards, iPods, and many more.

Disclaimer: The techniques used in this software are not being able to restore data from hard drive with RAW file system if over writing has happened. So it is suggested to stop using the drive once you encounter with RAW file system issues.

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