Getting error message when accessing hard drive? You might have stored lots of important files and folders in your hard drive thinking that it is safe place to preserve it. But, sometimes when you try to open your hard drive, you may encounter some error messages. These messages will deny the access to HDD and data stored in it becomes inaccessible. Some of the common messages which you may encounter are:
- <drive name> is not accessible
- The drive does not contains a recognized file system
- The drive is not formatted. Do you want to format it now?
- The parameter is incorrect and so on
Now, you might be wondering for the reasons for the occurrence of such error messages, right? Here is the answer, this is because file system of hard drive is corrupted thus becomes RAW in state.
What is RAW HDD?
RAW HDD is nothing but the drive without any file system. When you look into Disk management utility, you will find that the drive is shown RAW and the size of the drive is 0 bytes. Hence, you are not able to access data stored in the drive. There are various reasons which turn HDD RAW.
General reasons that cause file system corruption:
Improper Re-formatting: If there is any interruption during conversion of file system then it is possible that your file system may get corrupted which makes HDD RAW.
External Threats: Severe virus or malware infection in hard disk can corrupt file system. Thus, files and folders in it become inaccessible.
Sudden Termination of system: Sometimes, abrupt termination of system can lead to file system, corruption of hard drive. Thus, this makes cause HDD to become RAW.
Others reasons: Power surge, abrupt removal of external hard drives, improper formatting and many other reasons responsible for HDD becoming RAW.
Such situations can easily be overcome by using backup copy which you have maintained. If you don’t have backup copy then you might be thinking how to recover data from RAW HDD. Then, you need to worry because now it is possible to retrieve files from raw hard drive with the help of hard drive data recovery software. One of them is Remo Hard Drive Recovery software which will get back all data within few minutes.
Remo Hard Drive Recovery software to restore data
Hard drive recovery software by Remo is the reliable and efficient tool used to restore all types of files from RAW HDD by scanning entire drive. It can recover more than 280 types of files from hard drive that is in RAW state. This recovery software easily supports file systems HFS+, HFSX, FAT16, FAT32, NTFS, NTFS5 and exFAT.
It recovers data by identifying the files and folders on the basis of its file formats. This utility is capable enough to skip bad sectors present on the drive by creating Disk Image. Later, you can use this image to retrieve data from it. This application allows you to sort restored files by their name, size, type and date.
This tool provides you an option called Preview so that before saving restored data can be evaluated. Retrieved data can be stored in any storage location including CD and DVD. If you don’t have sufficient space to stored recovered data then can compress it into ZIP archive. In addition to this, it can also recover data after
- Accidental deletion
- Drive corruption
- MBR corruption
In addition, this software also works on SD cards, USB drive, memory flash card, FireWire drive and other storage drives. You just need to download the software and within few minutes all data will be restored.
Why Remo Hard Drive Recovery Software?
This hard drive recovery tool can be used by both non-professional and novice users as it are easy and simple to use. It is free from all sorts of dreadful external threats as it is scanned using superior antivirus software. This software provides complete step to step guidance throughout recovery process. User can make use of free demo version before purchasing licensed version. In case of queries, you can contact technical help team available 24/7.
Mac OS: Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion, Mavericks and Yosemite
Windows OS: Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Tips to prevent Loss of data in future:
- Carry out proper steps for formatting and re-formatting
- Avoid connecting external hard drives to infected systems
- It always better to keep extra copy of important files external storage drive and update it regularly
- Handle external hard drive with care in order to prevent error messages