Recover Files from a RAW File System on Windows 8

RAW File System is a state of the hard disk drive or other any kind of storage device which has no known Windows file system. Since there is no file system on the drive, there can be no files or folders on the hard drive, and it can’t be used to save any sort of data. The same kind of the hard drive situation can appear on Windows 8 hard drive, due to various reasons. When hard drive gets into such situation then each of the files over the hard drive gets unreachable. If you have lost files or folders from the Windows 8 computer or laptop because of the RAW hard drive then just make use of the Windows 8 Data Recovery software. This application scans the hard drive in few seconds and recovers files from a RAW file system on Windows 8.

There are different situations which can lead to a RAW file system; a few of them are detailed as follows:

Improper System Shutdown: Windows 8 computer or laptop many a time gets turned off in an abrupt way. Sometimes such an event results in the corruption of the file system of Windows 8 hard drive. As this kind of the file system corruption happen each of the files saved over the Windows 8 partition get unreachable or inaccessible. As the files or folders gets unreachable or inaccessible need for tool arises that can recover files from a RAW file system on Windows 8. Windows 8 Data Recovery is one of the most appropriate software that can recover files from a RAW file system on Windows 8. This kind of a data loss also happens because of a system crash, click on this URL to more in this respect:

Error while Changing File System: Many a time while changing the file system of partition, some kind of error may happen and thus each of the files over the respective partition gets inaccessible. This kind of error may occur due to malfunctioning of some software, hard drive failure, etc. The hard drive of Windows 8 can also get RAW due to OS failure, and human error while managing partition using the Disk Management.

Whatever be the reasons of a RAW drive on Windows 8 system, files can be rescued from it by usage of this user-friendly software. But, before making use of the drive a few things the users must keep in mind such as formatting of the drive must not be performed, usage of the hard drive must be minimized after data loss.

In case, if active partition itself is RAW then, attach it to some other system via the hard drive enclosure and make use of this promising software. This software can be used to recover shift deleted files from Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows 7, Windows XP and Windows Vista. If required specific file type such as Windows 8 photo recovery can be done on this software by selecting the file type before scanning of the file is initiated on the drive. One of the other advantages of making use of this application is it allows you to recover files from different file systems such as FAT16, FAT32, exFAT 64, NTFS, NTFS5 and so on. To know more about how to recover data from a RAW partition on Windows click here:

Note: With the help of this award-winning software, its possible to get back data from CF card on Windows 8 computer including the pictures, audio, video, documents, etc.

Proceed with following steps to recover files from a RAW Drive:

Step 1: Install and launch the Windows 8 Data Recovery tool on your system. Select "Recover Drives" option from the main window as shown in Fig 1.

Recover Files from RAW File System on Windows 8 - Main Window

Fig 1: Main Window

Step 2: Choose drive and click on "Next" to start the scanning process on the drive.

Recover Files from RAW File System on Windows 8 - Select Windows Defender

Fig 2: Select Windows Defender

Step 3: After completion of the recovery, all files can be viewed in "File Type View" and "Data View" as shown in Fig 3.

Recover Files from RAW File System on Windows 8 - Recovered Files

Fig 3: Recovered Files