Tag Archives: RAW partition

The volume does not contain a recognized file system – Recover your data

The error ‘The volume does not contain a recognized file system’ CHKDSK error message, is what I’d call a ‘catch-all’ error message. It is very generic and it can have multiple causes, but in essence Windows and chkdsk have trouble determining the file system on a volume whether this is on a hard disk or… Read More »

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). For… Read More »

Can my data be recovered using file recovery software if …

“Can my data be recovered using file recovery software if ..” , or, “can I recover my data after ..” is the most common type of pre-sale question I get. In this article I focus on Windows file systems (FAT(32) and NTFS). Note: In this article we will assume the disk is physically intact: It spins… 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 »

DIY data recovery – gegevens redden voor dummies, met ReclaiMe

Hier lees je meer over, download en koop je ReclaiMe. DIY data recovery oftewel doe-het-zelf gegevens herstel kan makkelijker Zelf je gegevens redden met data recovery software (DIY data recovery), dat moet makkelijker kunnen. Dat is wat de ontwikkelaars van ReclaiMe File Recovery voor ogen hadden. Tegelijkertijd moet het programma zo’n beetje alles aankunnen. Dus of… 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 »

FAT or NTFS partition shows as RAW – Repair a RAW disk

There are two ways to tackle the problem of a RAW partition: Extract data (file recovery) or repair the partition. Repairing a RAW partition is only possible in a limited number of cases using tools like DiskPatch. Safest approach is always to use file recovery software to copy data to another disk.