Thursday, February 28, 2013

Convert Flash Drive from RAW to FAT32 – Recover Data from RAW Flash Drive

Can’t Format Flash Drive from RAW to FAT32

I have a 2GB flash drive. The file type of this flash has been changed to RAW and the capacity of this drive only shows 8MB. Meanwhile the USB flash drive shows not formatted error. I have tried to format it but I failed. It said there are bad sectors on my drive. Please help me! How can I repair the bad sector on my flash drive and format the RAW drive to FAT32? 

The simplest way to format the flash drive is to format it on My Computer. If you this method doesn’t help, you can follow this article and I will introduce other methods to help convert RAW to FAT32. Now I would like to share some information on data recovery before converting RAW drive because data inside RAW drive may get lost forever if you lose the best chance.

Need to Get Back Important Data from the RAW Flash Drive?
Download the Following Software to Recover Data
#1 Data Recovery
Software to restore data off usb drive, memory card, pen drive, hard disk, external drive etc.

#2 Data Recovery Software
Another chance for you to recover data from disk, card, external etc.   
How to use: Windows data recovery steps

#3 Data Recovery for Card USB - recover data from card/usb 

When flash drive becomes RAW, it will make us upset and even frustrated because we can’t use the flash drive any more. What is more, all important files inside the drive are also inaccessible. Therefore, there are two important things we need to do when our flash drive becomes RAW – recover data and convert the RAW drive to FAT32 file system.

RAW Drive Recovery Freeware is one of the best software that can recover any lost file from RAW flash drive. With the user-friendly interface, you can easily handle the software to perform the data recovery. The biggest advantage of the recovery software is you can preview the found files after scanning so that you can make a decision if you would like to recover those found files.
 RAW drive recover software also supports to recover files from unformatted memory card, external hard drive, hard disk, etc.

How to Recover Data from Flash Drive That Has RAW File System?
Follow the steps below, you will find it is very easy to get back almost all lost data form your RAW flash drive.
Step1. Get the RAW drive recovery software from the download link. Install and run it. Then choose a recovery module.
Step2. Choose the RAW flash drive so that the software will make a quick scan on the selected drive.
Step3. Preview all files when the scan is over.
Step4. Mark all important files and recover them to your computer hard disk or any other storage media. 

How to Format a Flash Drive When It Has Bad Sectors?
You can format the flash drive that has bad sectors with the method below.
Method1. Close all open programs and Windows on your computer. Then click "Start" button ->> open "All Programs" ->> click "Accessories" ->> choose "Command Prompt" ->> type "chkdsk X: /r"(X being the drive letter of your flash drive) ->> "Enter" and wait for the automatic scan and repair of your flash drive.
Method2. Click "Start" button ->> click and open "My Computer" ->> right click on flash drive and choose "Properties" ->> click "Check Now" under "Tools" Tab ->> mark "Automatically Fix File System Errors" and "Scan for and Attempt Recovery of Bad Sectors." ->> Click "Start" option.

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