How to fix/access Windows 7 RAW partition and recover lost data?

I cannot access RAW partition in Windows 7, I receive the following error message when accessing RAW partition:
"The disk in drive (X) is not formatted. Do you want to format it now?".

When clicking Cancel button, I get error message "Drive X:\ not accessible. The file or directory is corrupted & unreadable".

Attempting to run chkdsk in an attempt to fix RAW partition in Windows 7 will give an error also:
"The type of the file system is RAW. CHKDSK is not available for RAW drives."

RAW file system is not really a type of file system but presents a problem of your drive or partition. We know often used file system like NTFS, FAT16/FAT32 or EXT2/EXT3. So what is RAW file system? Just a system error that makes your partition become RAW and you cannot access files there without RAW partition recovery software.

M3 RAW Drive Recovery is a professional RAW partition recovery software which provides RAW drive recovery function to fix/access RAW partition and recover data from RAW partition in Windows 10/8/7/Vista/XP and Windows Server 2012/2008/2003.

Download M3 RAW Drive Recovery to fix/access RAW partition in Windows 7 and get data back now. For Mac data recovery, please go go M3 Data Recovery for Mac.

How to fix/access Windows 7 RAW partition and recover lost data?

Step 1: Install and launch M3 RAW Drive Recovery under Windows 7. After that, select the RAW partition you want to access under Windows 7.

Windows 7 RAW partition recovery software

Step 2: Click Next to scan the RAW partition you want to access under Windows 7.

Scan Windows 7 RAW partition

Step 3: After fixing RAW partition, please check the files in RAW partition before recovering.

Check the files in Windows 7 RAW partition

Step 4: Click "Fix Drive" to fix Windows 7 RAW partition.

Fix/access Windows 7 partition

If Windows 7 RAW partition cannot be fixed, please switch to Data Recovery mode and then recover data from RAW partition Windows 7. After data recovery is done successfully, please format Windows 7 RAW partition to NTFS/FAT32 file system, the Windows 7 RAW partition will be working again after format completes.