Change RAW File system back to NTFS without reformat

February 28, 2012 at 06:18:50
Specs: Windows XP, AMD Phenom(tm)x2 545 3.01GHz, 1.75G of RAM

I have a problem of hard drive or local disk. my local disk j is RAW file formatting & when i try to open
it could not open.Another local disk is NTFS file format.So i want to convert Raw to NTFS withot format Local Disk J please help me.

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#1
February 28, 2012 at 06:45:48

RAW isn't a real file system. Windows reports this when it reads corrupt data from the drive such that it cannot determine the file system. This could be caused by physical problems with the drive.

The best option is to attempt data recovery.with a utility for the purpose. Attempting to repair the drive in place may make the problem worse.

This is just one of the reasons why you need a backup of important files. Data can be lost for a variety of reasons and you need to be prepared when (not if) something happens. Having a single copy of an important file is asking for trouble.


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#2
February 29, 2012 at 06:29:09

You could try fixing the disk by using testdisk. Get testdisk at the link below. Be sure to read all tutorials before using.

http://www.cgsecurity.org/wiki/Test...


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