Your hard drive turned into RAW? If so, then its highly recommended to extract or recover files from RAW hard drive before formatting. Media Recovery Software is the right chice to recover files from RAW hard disk drive before formatting. Download the trial edition of the software now, and start recovering your data from RAW disk. Download now!!!
"Since after re-installing Windows, my computer was occasionally restarting several times. But now, I'm unable to open one of the hard drive partitions. It was showing an error stating that - problem in opening that drive. It also recommends to format that particular drive. I can't go with formatting the drive as because I got a lot of crucial document and media files stored in it. My friend told me that my partition would have become RAW. I just don’t know what a RAW partition is. Please, can anybody tell me how to recover files from a RAW hard drive?”’
A RAW hard drive is a hard drive state in which the file system present in that hard drive is no longer accessible. Here operating system completely fails to recognize that operating system. If the file system present in a partition got corrupted or damaged, there is a high chance in which that partition becomes RAW. You may encounter several error messages as follows-
You need to know a few reasons behind these errors if you want to resolve the issues. Many of these reasons may already be familiar to you.
Have you ever heard about Media Recovery Software? This is a powerful utility optimized for recovering files from a RAW hard drive. You can get back files from a RAW hard drive without losing a single one with the help of this tool. A sophisticated scanning algorithm is one of the key features of this tool. This enables you to restore more than 300 file types based on their unique signatures. More features of this tool are listed below.
Requirements: Microsoft Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows 2008
Requirements: Mac OS X Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion, Mavericks, Yosemite, El Capitan and Sierra
Step 1: Download and install the demo version of this tool on your computer and launch the tool. Select "Recover Drives" from the home screen, as displayed in Figure 1.
Figure 1: Home Screen
Step 2: On next screen, you have to choose "Partition Recovery" option and then select the "RAW partition" from the subsequent screen.
Figure 2: Select RAW Partition
Step 3: After the scanning process, a list of recovered files from RAW partition will be displayed. You can "preview" files as shown in Figure 3.
Figure 3: Preview Recovered Files