File system is the main part of Windows operating system as it is responsible for managing and organizing files and directories on your system hard drive. There are instances when the file system gets corrupted as they are very prone to failure and it may render all of your hard drive partitions invisible and inaccessible. At the same time, your computer may become unbootable and all the stored data becomes inaccessible. What's more worse, files in the hard drive are gone as you may notice by right clicking the drive, it shows file system raw and disk space as 0 bytes. Then where did all your files go? Now you are wondering whether you can recover data from raw hard drive or not!!!
The error messages like "disk is not formatted, do you want to format it now?", “chkdsk is not available for raw drives”, “sector not fond, file system displayed RAW”, “invalid media type reading drive...” indicates that the hard drive becomes RAW. When hard drive becomes RAW, you are not able to access the data from it. If you want to access the data then you need to format the drive. If you format the drive then all your data gets deleted. So, how will you recover data from RAW hard drive? Don’t worry!! In such cases, you need use reliable Partition Recovery software to retrieve missing, lost or inaccessible hard drive partitions and stored data.
In a practical situation, when you attempt to fix a RAW disk using ChkDsk command line tool on Windows OS, the tool is not able to carry out RAW file recovery and displays following error message on the screen of your computer:
"The type of the filesystem is RAW.
CHKDSK is not available for RAW drives."
When the file system gets corrupted, the file system becomes RAW and Windows fails to recognize the RAW file system. Therefore it cannot locate the stored data and access it. This behavior results into serious partition loss situations. File system corruption occurs due to a number of reasons such as virus infection, improper system shutdown, power outage, failed operating system upgrade, Master boot record corruption and so on. Now the question comes how to restore data from RAW hard drive? If yes! then to perform raw hard drive data recovery? Which tool is best to accomplish RAW hard recovery? All these questions are having only one solution and i.e. Partition Recovery Software. This amazing recovery utility is also capable of recovering partitions that have been deleted from Windows XP or any other Windows OS based computer. For more queries on recovering deleted XP partition, just click this link: http://www.partitionsrecovery.com/recover-deleted-xp.html
Using Partition Recovery Software help you to sccessfully recover data from RAW hard drive. This utility is particularly designed to methodically scan entire hard drive using efficient scanning mechanisms and retrieve lost partitions and data. It restore data from raw hard drive data within couple of mouse clicks. It works on both Windows OS as well as Mac OS. This tool is capable enough to recover files after partition table corruption on Windows 7.
With interactive and simple graphical user interface, these applications are quite easy to use and do not require any prior technical skills. Which means with this amazing utility anyone can effcortlessly restore data from raw hard drive. Including RAW hard drive data recovery you can also use this application to recover data from hard drive after volume header corruption. It supports all famous hard drive brnads such as Hitachi, Seagate, Iomega, Transcend, Samsung and etc. It also supports data retrieval from damaged WD hard drive.
Partitions Recovery software also supports to get back lost FAT32, FAT16, exFAT, NTFS and NTFS5 file system. It can perform data recovery on RAID 5 partition. RAID is one of the best storage technology that combines multiple disks in to single logical unit. It is used to address fault tolerance and performance limitations of disk storage. Data is distributed across the disks using different storage levels from RAID 0 to RAID 6. Among this RAID 5 is popular due to this enhanced performance, low cost, high security so many people prefer RAID 5 partition. If you lose the RAID 5 partition data then you can use this robust and hassle free partition recovery software to restore data from RAID 5 partition along with RAID 0 and RAID 1 partitions on both Windows and Mac operating system. RAID 5 partition data lost due to MBR corruption, accidental formatting of partitions can be retrieved at your finger tips. There is separate version of the software for Mac users. You can retrieve lost volume on Mac using the software effectively. Try the demo version of the software to know more.
Procedure to recover data from Raw hard drive:
1: To perform raw hard drive data recovery first download the Demo version and install it on your laptop. Just after installing the software, welcome window will come. It will ask to select one option among three. Select "Recover Partitions / Drives" and then "Partition Recovery".
Figure A: Welcome Window
2: When you will go for next screen, it will ask you to select the drive partition as shown in Figure B
Figure B: Select Partition
3: In next step, it will start scanning process to recover data from raw hard drive and it will show you list of recovered files as shown in Figure C.
Figure C: Recovered Files
4: After scan, you can preview of your desired file. If you are happy enough after using the software, then go and purchase it.