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Tuesday, December 2, 2014

How to convert raw external hard disk to NTFS

Will you choose to format the unformatted external hard disk when chkdsk is not available for raw drives on external? Maybe you will not format it because there are a lot of useful files and folders saved on the problematic external hard disk. What’s more, most of us would think of ways to convert the raw external hard disk to ntfs or other normal file system. Do you have any idea what should we do?
Actually, no matter which kind of file system we intend to convert the raw portable external hard disk to, we should get the needed files back from the raw external hard disk if they are useful.

How to recover data from the raw external hard disk

We can ask data recovery software for help in order to restore files from the external hard disk which is in not formatted error. Here are the steps as follows:

Step1. Insert the raw external hard disk to the computer.

Step2. Download and install data recovery software on the computer to which the raw external hard disk has been connected.

Step3. Open the data restoration program and then we can choose the recovery model and aim disk to scan.

Step4. Preview the contents in the list after the scan and then pick up the needed to recover.

Step5. Select one of the computer hard disks as the location to save files to be restored.

How to convert the raw external hard disk to ntfs

We can format the raw file system external hard disk drive after all needed files have been retrieved successfully. And then we can convert the external hard disk to ntfs and other normal file system after formatting. We should remove the retrieved files to the external hard disk after converting it to ntfs in order to keep safe of the data.
You can also convert RAW memory card to FAT32 by formatting the memory card. If you have important files on the memory card, you should recover files from the memory card at first. With the data recovery software, you can recover files off SD card, restore images off XD card, restore photos from CF card and more.

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