Every hard disk contains a file system. The file system defines how the files and folders saved on hard drive. Apart from this task, file system has its entries on Master Boot Record (MBR) or in partition table, which responsible for proper working of hard drive. Hence, any damages or corruption to the partition table or MBR can makes impossible to access the entire files stored on HD. In such situations hard drive becomes RAW and file system get corrupts under the disk management system. Therefore, files in hard drive become inaccessible and hence leads to data loss. Sometimes most of the users are unaware of the fact why hard disk data becomes unreachable. Through the below mentioned symptoms one can identify RAW hard drives:
- The files system status displays RAW under disk management system
- The name of the partition or drives have some weird letters
- Operating System will be unable to read such HD’s, and hence you should format entire drive
This scenario happens because of different reasons like sudden power surge, ejecting the drive improperly from system, malware or virus attack. In such situations, while reading any files you may observe error messages like “Sector not found” or “invalid media type reading drive”. Under such circumstances system user trying to get answer to the query like Is it possible to retrieve files from RAW HDD? The answer to this question is yes, it is possible to retrieve loss or missing files from RAW hard disk, by using Hard Drive Recovery utility. You can restore various types of hard drives such as SATA, IDE, SCSI, SAS, PATA, etc.
Nowadays there is large usage of various external storage devices such as external hard drive, pen drives, memory cards, etc. There are chances to data loss from these devices also due to the above mentioned reasons, thus ensure that the Computer to which it is attached is not infected by malware or viruses. In addition, always disconnect your drive using “Eject” or “Safely Remove Hardware” option. In case if any of your removable storage devices becomes inaccessible, then you can use HD recovery software.
Some other reasons cause loss or deletion of files from hard drive:
- Accidentally deleted by essential files using Shift + Delete keys, leads to permanent deletion.
- Unintentionally formatting or deleting partitions tends to loss of huge number of files saved on it.
- Emptying Recycle Bin accidentally, while restoring files from it.
- Sudden system shutdown due to power loss may leads to loss of files
- Operating System corruption, hard drive crash, bad sector formation, and antivirus scanning may also deletes virus infected files.
Hard Drive Recovery application provides guarantee for easy, safe, quick and secure data recovery of missing or deleted files from Mac as well as Windows Operating System. You can also restore data from laptop hard drive after partition table damage or corruption. It can restore lost files such as word documents, excel files, PDF files, PPT’s and so on. By using this utility it is possible to restore lost or deleted photo files and media files on system. Within few steps you can retrieve lost or missing files from FAT 32, FAT 16, ExtFAT, and NTFS partitions. One can restore files without harming original contents of hard drive.
Hard Disk Drive Recovery tool helps recovery of files from numerous versions of Microsoft Windows Operating System such as Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8 and so on. You can restore lost or deleted contents from hard disk drive as well as memory cards (Secure Digital cards, Compact Flash cards, Multimedia cards, XD cards, smart media cards, memory sticks etc.), pen drives, external USB drives, etc.
Useful tips: If you are using external hard drives regularly make a practice to backup necessary files and maintain updated antivirus application, to keep your PC free from malware or viruses. Avoid reading/writing any files to/from system, after data loss.
If you lost valuable files from hard drive, immediately make use of free demo version of the Hard Drive Recovery Software. Later, run the tool depends on onscreen guidelines. Its simple graphical user interface offers you to restores lost files easily without any difficulties. Demo version provides preview of recovered files from hard drive. By choosing ‘Find tool’ button you can to identify missing files based on its extensions. You need to buy licensed version to save previewed files.