How to Convert RAW File System to NTFS without Data Loss?

How to Convert RAW File System to NTFS without Data Loss? – RAW file system is a condition of the hard disk (it can also be another storage device) which has no recognized Windows file system.  The problem in this RAW file system can be caused due to a variety of reasons like

  • Virus infection
  • Format let-down
  • Accidental shutdown of your computer
  • Power outage

When you have a problem in your RAW file system, you will receive an error message stating, “The disk drive is not formatted. Do you want to format it now?” You will get to button below the error message, one saying ‘Yes’ and the other will say ‘No”. You will land up in one of the two situations based on the choice that you make.

How to Convert RAW File System to NTFS without Data Loss

If you press No: You will land in a situation where you won’t be able to access the data.

If you press Yes: You will land up in a situation where you will lose the file that you have stored on the drive.

So, in order to escape this situation, if you want to convert the RAW file system to NTFS, then I am here to guide you.

Method 1: How to Convert RAW File System to NTFS without Data Loss?

In order to convert RAW file system to NTFS, you need to download and install a software named as EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard. This software has the ability to:-

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  • Convert RAW file system to NTFS
  • Recover deleted files from the drive.
  • Recover files from that drive that has been formatted.
  • Recover files from a drive that is either lost or deleted.

Are these features tempting enough to force you to download EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard? You can follow the steps mentioned below to convert RAW file system to NTFS without losing data by the software EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard.

Step 1: Download and install the EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard.

Step 2: Launch EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard on your computer.

Step 3: A window will open where all the files on the drive will be shown. Choose and select the names of the files in the drive that you are planning to recover.

Step 4: In order to proceed further, click on ‘Next’ button.

Step 5: Click the ‘Scan’ button by selecting the disk where you believe that you lost all the data.

Step 6: Wait for the Scan to be completed. If the partition of the disk is lost, click on ‘Lost Disk Drives’ and then go ahead and tap on ‘Scan’ for the continuity of the scanning procedure.

Step 7: Once the scan is completed, you will be able to view a list of all the files that can be recovered. Select the files which you want to recover from the drive.

Step 8: Click on ‘Recover’ button.

Step 9: Store the selected files in another disk in order to prevent data overwriting on the same disk.

Step 10: Now that you recovered the files, proceed to convert the RAW file system to NTFS.

Method 2: How to Convert RAW File System to NTFS without Data Loss?

You can convert RAW file system to NTFS without data loss by using another software known as M3 Data Recovery. Features of M3 Data Recovery are:-

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  • Friendly user interface
  • Safe data recovery for Mac and Windows.
  • Bitlocker Recovery
  • Bitlocker loader
  • RAW drive recovery
  • Partition recovery

Follow the steps mentioned below to successfully convert RAW file system to NTFS without data loss with the help of M3 Data Recovery.

Step 1: Download and install the M3 Data Recovery.

Step 2: Launch M3 Data Recovery on your computer.

Step 3: A window will open where you will be able to see three options: Data Recovery, RAW Drive Recovery, and BitLocker Recovery. Click on RAW Driver Recovery where it is said that “Fix RAW drive and convert RAW to NTFS/FAT 32 without data loss. After that, all data will be got back and RAW drive will remain same as a normal drive.”

Step 4: Select the RAW file system that you want to recover. Please note that M3 Data Recovery might show the file system as an unknown file system.

Step 5: After selecting that RAW file system that you want to convert in NTFS, click on ‘Next’. This will begin the scanning of the device.

Step 6: Before converting the RAW file system into NTFS, check whether all your RAW file system has been recovered or not from the drive. Once, you are sure about it, you can proceed to the next step.

Step 7: Click on the ‘Fix Drive’ in order to successfully convert the RAW file system into NTFS without data loss by using M3 Data Recovery. Wait for few minutes and you will be done.

Voila! You have successfully done it. You can also use another recovery tool to convert RAW file system into NTFS without data loss. You need to keep few things in your mind when you are converting RAW file system into NTFS without data loss. These are:-

  • Don’t use RAW drive before you have successfully recovered all the file system from the drive.
  • Don’t format the drive till you are not sure that you have recovered all the important data from the drive.
  • Save the recovered file in another time. Storing the file in the same drive can problem by overwriting the problem.

Wasn’t it an easy guide to help you? If you are facing any kind of problem in carrying out the guidelines, feel free to ask your query. We will do our best to help you out. Before trying the second method, try to convert the RAW file system into NFTS without data loss with the first method. If it doesn’t work you can move to the second method.

Which of the two methods work for you? If you have successfully converted RAW file system into NTFS without data loss, then please share the post with your other friends to help them out in carrying out the next steps.

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