Raw partition problem
The raw partition problem does not happen often but it does exist.
That is, your computer partition is damaged under the Windows environment.
You may come across one of the following cases:
- Media type is invalid when reading disc. Suspend, Retry, Fail?
- File system is shown as “RAW”.
- Windows may ask you if you want to format the disk with a warning such as “unformatted disk, do you want to format it now? ”
- Name of files containing ‘strange’ characters
- Message ‘Sector not found’.
When one of the above cases happens to you, you cannot access raw partitions, and files such as documents, photos, and emails in it become inaccessible because the partition is RAW.
When trying to find a method to resolve the RAW partition problem, you may discover that reformatting is an unacceptable way because it will cause more damage to files in the RAW partition area.
Now what you need is a data recovery software for the RAW partition in order to recover data from that RAW partition, here you have the highly recommended restoration software from EaseUS.
Recover files from Raw partition with EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard software
EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard is the best data recovery software, it allows you to restore files from deleted, lost and damaged partition that the file system has been severely destroyed or damaged.
In addition, it is capable of restoring files from RAW partition or other storage media such as hard disk, floppy disk, zip disk, USB drive, etc. Here is a step-by-step tutorial to help you resolve the raw partition problem.
Step 1. Run EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard, select the raw partition where you have lost data and click on the “Scan” button.
Step 2. First this data recovery software will do a quick scan to find the deleted files, once finished, it will start a deep scan automatically to find more lost files. The time it will take depends on the capacity of the raw partition, wait patiently until it is finished.
Step 3. When the deep scan is finished, you can search for what you want in several ways detailed in the following screenshot.
Mark the files you want to recover and click the “Recover” button to recover them at once. In the last step you must choose a different location of your PC instead of the original partition to avoid data overwriting.
Tips to help you find the data you want:
Filter: a quick way to search for desired files by different types.
Custom search: search directly for the file name or type.
RAW files: search for files that lose names or paths.
When you finish recovering your raw partition useful data, then format it ntfs or fat for reuse. See, it’s so easy to solve the raw partition problem with EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard in simple steps.
One suggestion: to avoid the loss of important data and not get into such trouble, it is better for you to get into the habit of backing up your crucial files every day or with some regular duration.