How to Recover Files from RAW Flash Drive?

Updated on March 30, 2020


Is your USB flash drive corrupted, and turned RAW? Lost your precious files from RAW flash drive? Don't worry! Use Remo Partition recovery tool to recover files from RAW flash drive with utmost ease. Download now for free, and start recovering your RAW files from USB drive.

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How can I recover files from a RAW flash drive?

When a USB flash drive gets severely corrupt and turned into RAW, you cannot access the data stored in it. Here's a real time scenario in which the USB flash drive is turned RAW, and the user is not able to access his/her files on the flash drive:

"I have a USB flash drive containing all my important documentss, presentation files, office files, pictures, videos, and other files. It was working fine till yesterday, but today morning, when I plugged it to my computer, a prompt appeared 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, and fix the issue?"

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 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 that shows as RAW with Remo Recover software. 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 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 Partitions” option from the main screen. Then, it displays the list of all ogical and physical drives available in the system. Choose the USB flash drive from the list and click "Scan" button

Click on Recover Partitions

Step 2: The software now scans the USB drive to find the lost or RAW partitions in it. Once scanning is completed, a list of found partitions in the USb drive are listed. Choose the RAW partition and click "Scan" button to start the recovery process

List of Found Partitions

Step 3: It will now scans the RAW USB drive to extract its files. Once it completes the scanning and recovery process, a list of recovered files are displayed in "Data View", and "File Type View"

Recovered Data View

Step 4: Then, it allows to preview the recovered files and evaluate its recovery results via "Preview" button

Preview recovered files list

Step 5: If you are satisfied with the tool now, then purchase the license of the tool and save the recovered files

Save recovered files

Features 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.