Tag Archives: raw file system

CHKDSK is not available for RAW drives. How to recover your data.

CHKDSK is not available for RAW drives means the file system type of a volume can not be determined. As a result data may be inaccessible. The error indicates file system corruption. I need my files back now! Can you just give me your best recommendation … Yep. I am truly convinced that this is the most user friendly,… Read More »

The file or directory is corrupted and unreadable – Recover your data

As the error message suggests, “The file or directory is corrupted and unreadable” this is a case of file system corruption. It may happen when you try to access a specific file or folder. It can also happen that you can not access the entire drive (D:\is not accessible – drive letter varies of course). As… Read More »

Easily recover data from a SD memory card

Recovering data from a SD card or any other type of memory card is essentially the same as recovering data from a regular disk. As memory cards are typically ejected and inserted on a regular basis they appear to be a tad more prone to file system corruption. If this happens the memory card file… Read More »

The volume does not contain a recognized file system aka RAW File System

The cause ‘The volume does not contain a recognized file system’ CHKDSK error message, mostly lies with file system corruption within the volume itself. Theoretically it also possible that an error in the partition tables or boot sector is the cause. If the latter (partition table or boot sector corrupt) it is some times possible… Read More »

Recover data from a RAW file system using ReclaiMe

To recover data from a RAW file system using ReclaiMe you will need a running Windows system and an additional disk to copy data to.  ReclaiMe File Recovery ReclaiMe is an easy to use, effective tool for file recovery. For Windows file systems (FAT, exFAT, NTFS, ReFS) you need to purchase the Standard License For support: joep@disktuna.com… Read More »

Recover data from a RAW partition using ReclaiMe

To recover data from a RAW partition using ReclaiMe you will need a running Windows system and an additional disk to copy data to.  ReclaiMe File Recovery ReclaiMe is an easy to use, effective tool for file recovery. For Windows file systems (FAT, exFAT, NTFS, ReFS) you need to purchase the Standard License For support: joep@disktuna.com… Read More »