How to solve Windows 10 upgrade corrupted NTFS partition into RAW?

Please help! Yesterday, I upgraded my Windows 10 operating system. After upgrade, drive D was partitioned and indicates RAW file system while drive C appears Ok. Is there any way to change RAW file system to NTFS?

What is a RAW partition? Have you ever encountered such kind of problem? Have you ever been annoyed by running into RAW partition problem? Is it possible to convert RAW partition to NTFS Windows 10? Don't worry about that! Here we will give you a brief introduction about RAW partition and recommend you solutions to handle the RAW partition problems.

What is a RAW partition?

What's a RAW partition? RAW partition refers to a partition which has not been formatted to any readable file system such as NTFS, FAT32, exFAT, FAT and HFS+, etc. Therefore, the data on that partition is unreadable because Windows does not know how to access it. What may cause RAW problems? The common reasons are as follows:

  • Operating System Reinstallation
  • Virus Attack
  • Bad Sectors
  • File System Structural Damage
  • Accident unplugging

Of course, there are other possible reasons may cause RAW problems and maybe it's too difficult for you to understand these reasons, but it doesn't matter! It's more important to know how to solve the problem: Windows 10 upgrade corrupted NTFS partition into RAW and convert RAW partition to NTFS Windows 10 without data loss.

Tutorial to solve Windows 10 upgrade corrupted NTFS partition into RAW

Step 1: Recover data from RAW partition Windows 10

M3 Data Recovery is a professional data recovery software which can recover data from RAW drive, inaccessible or corrupted drive; recover data from formatted drive, recover data from deleted/lost partition, recover lost data from external hard drive, USB drive, flash drive, SD card, memory card, etc.

1. Download and install M3 Data Recovery Free on your computer.

2. Then run M3 Data Recovery Free and select Data Recovery module on home window.

Free RAW drive recovery software

3. Choose RAW partition and click Next to scan the lost data from RAW partition.

4. After data is found from RAW partition, please check and then recover data from RAW partition Windows 10.

Recover data from RAW partition Windows 10

Step 2: Convert RAW partition to NTFS by reformatting

1. Go to This PC, My Computer or Disk Management, find the RAW drive.

2. Right-click the RAW drive and then choose "Format" option from context menu.

3. Set format information and select NTFS file system.

4. Click "Start" and the format operation will finish within minutes.