When the computer fails to understand the file system of the hard disk, the hard drive is in RAW state. As soon as the drive goes to RAW state the only thought and queries in the mind of a user would be regarding the recovery of important files from the RAW partition. So what happens when the hard drive becomes RAW is, the disk space will be displayed as 0 bytes. Worse than that the user will not be able to access any data. In order to get access the partition or drive, the user will have to format the hard disk, which will lead to complete partition loss.


Many error messages will pop up on the screen when you try to access the data from a RAW hard drives.  Few of the common pop up messages are given below:

  • The disk in drive (E) has not been formatted. Do you want to format it?
  • Sector not found
  • There is an error to access the drive (H:). The disk is not formatted.
  • G: drive is not accessible. The partition does not consist of a recognised file system. Please ensure that your file system is not corrupted and all the required files system drivers are loaded.
  • This type of the file system is RAW; C CHKDSK is not available for RAW partitions.
  • Please format the disk before using it. Do you want to format it?
  • Media Type Reading drive F: Abort, retry, Failed?

Usually when the file system gets corrupted or damaged, it is considered as RAW which makes the data inaccessible and unreadable. RAW hard disk can be restored with help of a reliable and easy application. Remo Partition Recovery is the best tool to help when you have to recover a RAW partition.

Other Reasons for Hard Drive Becoming RAW

  • Master boot Record Damaged
  • Corrupted Hard drive partition Table
  • Infected file system
  • Operating System Malfunction
  • Power failure or terminating system in an improper way while accessing data.
  • Hardware or Software malfunction that lead to hard disk failure.
  • Interruptions when a process is going on such as formatting, re-formatting or even re-partitioning process

Features of the Remo Partition Recover

The software is built in such a way that it recovers data from Raw partition from the above said scenario. The software helps in recovering different file types which include pictures, music, RAW images, Videos, Office files( DOC, DOCX, PPT, PPTX, XLS, etc) documents, movies and also compressed files.
A Raw partition can be recovered from external hard drive, pen drives, memory, music players and many more using this software.

  • The recovered data from the RAW partition can be sorted on the basis of the file name, size, creation date and extension.
  • Find option in the application helps locate the files that is desired by the user.
  • The software helps in recovering RAW partition from SATA, SSD, SCSI and IDE hard drives that is corrupt, inaccessible or formatted.
  • If you want to pause the recovery session, you can just click Save Recovery Session and resume the same session later. This will reduce time conception for RAW partition scanning by the user.
  • To check the recovered files from RAW Partition, the user can use Preview option

Steps to Recover RAW Partition

Step 1- Download Remo Partition Recover and run it.
Step 2- Once the launch page of the tool is displayed, now click on Recover Drives.
Step 3- The application takes you to the next page and now you can click on Partition Recovery.
Step 4- Choose the disk from which RAW partition has to be recovered.
Step 5- The scanning process will begin to find the partitions.
Step 6- Opt the partition from which you want to retrieve and click next.
Step 7- As the recovery process is completed, the software will show a list of recovered partition. You can use the preview option to see the files.
Step 8- : Go through the files that has been retrieved from the RAW partition. If you have got the necessary data or files from the RAW Partition, you can save the files to the desired location by purchasing the software.

Preventive Measures

  • Keep a regular back up of the files from your partitions.
  • Keep a check on your system, protect your PC from virus and malwares.
  • Do not use the hard drive if you have lost and important files. This may lead to over writing and at times make it not easy to recover files from a RAW partition.