Data Recovery from RAW Partition

For any storage devices including hard drive, external hard disk, pen drive, FireWire drive, etc. file system plays a major role in storing, retrieving and managing files. For easy storage and retrieval of data from any storage media, file system is very important as it keeps the track of each and every file saved in the drive. Users might have formatted their data storage devices with NTFS, FAT16, FAT32, HFS or HFSX file systems. If the storage drive gets corrupted, then file system corruption could be one of the major reasons. As a result of this, the file system of corrupted drive may turn RAW, which may lead to inaccessible of the drive until and unless you format it. In such terrible situation, you will face severe data loss from RAW file system.

To overcome this situation, a group of experts have designed and developed software named Removable Drive Recovery software, which can recover files from RAW file system in an easy way. Its biggest advantage is that apart from data recovery from RAW partition, it even supports to retrieve files from HFS, HFSX, NTFS, FAT16, FAT32, and ExFAT file systems with greater ease. This Removable Drive Recovery software also helps in recovering files from flash drive and other removable drives in few easy to execute steps.

Now, let’s go through some common scenarios that render RAW file system on any data storage devices:

  • Corruption in the boot sector or in the partition table that determines the type, location, starting bits, ending points, etc. of the file system on hard drive or any other storage drives can lead a drive to turn RAW
  • Improper formatting or reformatting of any storage devices may also results in rendering RAW file system of the storage devices.
  • Abrupt systems shut down during read or write process, frequent power outages, severe virus attacks, formation of bad sectors on the hard drive, etc. can also result in RAW file system.

Therefore, to avoid such scenarios, it is always a good idea to maintain backup of all your important files on regular basis. Suppose, in any worst case, if you don’t have backup and come across any of these data loss scenarios, Irrespective of the reasons behind RAW file system, you can easily recover files from RAW file system by using Removable Drive Recovery software. This software has great scanning algorithms, using which it scans and recovers all your files from RAW file systems with utmost ease. This software has ability to retrieve files from Seagate expansion portable hard disk, Western Digital, Iomega, Buffalo, Toshiba, etc. whose file system has turned into RAW in certain circumstances. It supports file recovery from raw file system on all removable drives like pen drives, thumb drives, external hard drives, xD cards, SD cards, MMC cards, SDHC cards, flash drives, etc.

Features of this tool:

Removable Drive Recovery software supports data recovery from RAW partition on any storage devices including computer hard drive, external hard disk, memory cards, pen drives, FireWire drives, thumb drives, flash drives, and many more. It can restore data from RAW hard drive on both Windows and Mac based systems. Using this software, one can easily retrieve files from RAW hard drive and even rescue FAT partition, HFS, HFSX, FAT16, FAT32, NTFS, or ExFAT formatted partitions. It has ability to recover files from RAW file system on hard drives of several types such as SATA, PATA, SCSI, IDE, etc. More than 300 types of files including pictures, videos, music files, documents, PDF files, spreadsheets, PowerPoint files, .apk files, etc can be recovered with the help of this software. It is capable of recovering even Outlook PST files, HTML files, XML documents, etc that has been lost or deleted under various circumstances with great ease. Professional photographers and other users those who have lost their memorable photos from damaged SDHC card can follow this link and know how to get back images from corrupted or damaged SDHC card with ease.

Procedure to recover files from RAW file system:

1: Launch the installed demo version of removable drive recovery software. You will get three recovery options as shown in figure 1 below. Choose the relevant option to proceed.

Recover Files from RAW File System - Main Screen

Fig 1: Main Screen

2: Now select the RAW drive from which you need to recover data. Select your connected removable drive and click on Next button as shown in figure 2 below.

Recover Files from RAW File System - Select RAW Drive

Fig 2: Select RAW Drive

3: Software starts scanning the RAW drive to locate and recover files. Once the scanning and recovery process is finishes, you will get list of recovered files as shown in figure 3 below.

Recover Files from RAW File System - Recovered Data from RAW PArtition

Fig 3: Recovered Data from RAW Partition

4: Evaluate the recovered results with the help of preview option of the software. If you are satisfied with the recovered results, purchase the full version of the software to save recovered data.

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