RAW External Hard Disk Recovery Software


External hard drive showing as RAW? Here is the ideal solution to fix the issue. Use Remo Recover tool to fully recover data from RAW external hard drive in just few clicks. Get the free demo version now.


External hard disk with RAW format means that there is no file system on the drive. This usually happens, when you eject your external HDD while writing or copying process, virus attack or system error. All such instances can make the external disk corrupt and the file system becomes RAW making its data inaccessible.

What is the need of data recovery software for RAW external hard drive?

Formatting the drive may solve the RAW external hard drive problem. But, format operation wipes out entire data present on the external HDD. This is the reasons why you need a tool to perform data recovery from RAW hard disk drives, which will get back all data from your external RAW disk.

RAW external hard drive data recovery using Remo Recover tool

Remo Recover program is the professional data recovery utility to retrieve data from RAW external hard drives. As a specialized and effective data recovery tool, it helps you in recovering different file types from your external RAW hard disk including images, videos, documents, songs, and more. Files from different brands of external HDD like LaCie, SanDisk, Panasonic, Western Digital, Seagate, etc. can be recovered at an ease.

Not just this, along with recovering data from RAW external hard drives, the software also recover data from broken, damaged and inaccessible internal hard drives, USB drives, flash memory cards, pen drives and other storage mediums. Additionally, Remo Recover application also restore files from crashed HDD and even from the hard disk that do not mount or boot.

Simple steps to perform RAW external hard drive data recovery

Download the free demo version of Remo Recover by clicking on Download Now button. With its user friendly interface and safe recovery mechanisms, you just need to connect RAW external hard drive to your computer and run the tool.

Step 1: Launch Remo Recover software and select “Recover Drives” option to move to the next step

Click on Recover Drives button to perform raw external hard drive data recovery

Step 2: Now choose the suitable options among "Partition Recovery" and "Formatted / Reformatted Recovery" in order to perform raw external hard drive data recovery

Select either Partition Recovery or Formatted / Reformatted Recovery option

Step 3: Select the external hard drive where you have lost your data and click "Next" icon to begin the data recovery process of RAW external disk

Choose the external hard disk from the list of physical devices and hit on Next

Step 4: The software will quickly scan the selected external hard drive to find all your targeted data files. Here you can select specific file type which you want to restore or just click on “Skip” option to retrieve all file types

Select specific File Type that you want to retrieve or else just click Skip button

Step 5: After scan, the list of recoverable data files are displayed one by one which you can view by using “File Type View” or “Data View” options

See the list of recovered data uisng File Type View or Data View

Step 6: Select the files which you want to recover and save them to a desired memory location by clicking on “Save” button. Make sure you save all the recovered data on another drive to avoid data overwriting

Click on Save option to store the recovered data

Some of the symptoms of RAW external hard disk

If you come across one of the following circumstances while using external HDD, then it means that file system in the external hard disk is corrupt and become RAW.

  • Windows displays “The disk in drive (D) is not formatted. Do you want to format it now?”
  • File names contain "weird" characters
  • Sector not found

When encountering the similar problem about RAW external hard disk, you must perform data recovery by using Remo Recover. The software is professional and time-saving, as it scan the entire drive efficiently to help you find all lost or deleted files in just couple of mouse clicks.