How to Recover Files from RAW Flash Drive




Use Remo Recover partition recovery software to perform total RAW flash drive recovery; it will allow you to recover files from RAW flash drive, pen drive, USB drive or any other flash storage device with max efficiency.

raw flash drive recovery

Can I recover files from a RAW flash drive?

Flash drive turning RAW is a common problem that's annoyed a lot of users. Here's the real time scenario of this issue:

“I have a USB flash drive which has important files on it but when I plug it in a computer, a prompt appears asking to format the drive. When I checked the properties of it, I found my flash drive was 0 MB with RAW file system. There are lots of important files on my flash drive. Can anyone help me to recover my files from RAW flash drive?”

As you can see in the above situation, a RAW flash drive is not accessible before you format it. When you try to access your vital files from USB flash drive, you may encounter various error messages from operating system such as:

  • The disk in drive is not formatted. Do you want to format it now?
  • The type of the file system is RAW. CHKDSK is not available for RAW drive.
  • Sector not found.
  • Invalid media type reading drive. Abort, Retry, Fail?

In all such cases, even if files are residing in it, your flash drive often show 0 bytes with RAW file system. You can easily recover files from inaccessible flash drive shown as RAW with Remo Recover partition recovery utility. It is a risk-free and easy-to-use software that enables you to retrieve almost all types of files from your RAW flash drive including pictures, videos, document, music files, etc.

Points to Remember:


  • Please do not format the RAW flash drive when you see the warning or error messages from OS.
  • Please STOP using the RAW flash drive until you restore lost files back.

How to recover files from RAW flash drive with Remo Recover

Connect your RAW flash drive with your PC and download a demo edition of Remo Recover partition recovery program to recover files from RAW flash drive now. Here is the detailed guide:

Step 1: Launch Remo Recover and click on “Recover Drives” option to perform RAW flash drive recovery.

Click on Recover Drives

Step 2: Select “Partition Recovery” option to continue with RAW flash drive recovery process.

Select Partition Recovery Option

Step 3: Choose the RAW flash drive from the list of physical devices and press arrow key to initiate the scanning process.

Choose RAW flash drive

Step 4: Once the scan is completed successfully, the list of recoverable files are displayed by means of “File Type View” and “Data View”.

Preview recovered files list

Step 5: Click on “Save” button in order to save the recovered files on any desired memory location. (You need to purchase the full licensed version to enable SAVE option).

Save recovered files

What are the characteristics of Remo Recover tool?

Equipped with advanced and powerful algorithms, the software allows you to retrieve files in 300+ formats from RAW flash drive. Besides recovering files from RAW, formatted or inaccessible flash drive, Remo Recover also enables you to recover files lost due to partition loss, virus infection, deletion, unexpected computer shut down, software crash and other unknown reasons. The application helps to repair RAW external hard drive without data loss and supports file recovery from various brands of USB flash drive including SanDisk, Transcend, iBall, Kingston, Lexar, HP, etc. It can also restore lost files from other storage devices such as hard drive, memory card, FireWire device, pen drive, and many more. The software comes in Windows as well as Mac versions that is compatible with Windows 10/8/7/Vista/XP/Server 2003 & 2008 and macOS High Sierra, Sierra, El Capitan, Yosemite, Mavericks, Mountain Lion, etc.