Data Recovery Tools for Corrupted Windows Hard Drive

My hard drive has been corrupted recently, and Windows cannot read its data. CHKDSK shows that this is a RAW drive that cannot be read. Can I use a third-party program to recover and read the RAW data on my hard drive?

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Dany· Answered on Dec 29, 2022

When your hard drive turns to a RAW format, your OS will ask you to format the hard drive to use it. But you should not do formatting before you copy the data on your corrupted hard drive to a safe place. You can recover RAW drive with a safe RAW recovery utility or professional data recovery service. You should try to recover the files with EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard first, and if this tool is not helping, you can go to the local store and find an expert to help you.

1. Firstly, you should run the software on your computer or laptop and scan the RAW hard drive or RAW partition to find the lost files.

2. Then you can preview the found files from the results. You are allowed to filter the files, and this option can help you find the target files quickly.

3. The final step is clicking the "Recover" icon to retrieve all the wanted files to another disk.

After you get all the files you want, you can try to fix your corrupted hard drive by yourself:

1. You can use an antivirus program to fix the corrupted Windows hard drive. You can choose Windows Defender or other third-party programs to remove the virus and repair your hard drive.

2. Repair the corrupted Windows hard drive with Command Prompt, and you should use the CHKDSK command to check and repair the disk.

3. Pick a file system repair tool to repair the corrupted Windows hard drive.

Use EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard to recover deleted or lost files easily and quickly.

Tutorials on how to recover lost, deleted, or formatted data from HDD, SSD, USB, SD card, or other storage media on Windows and Mac.

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