Is it possible to convert/format/change/repair/fix RAW to NTFS with TestDisk on partition, hard drive, external hard drive, USB flash drive, SD card, memory card without data loss in Windows 10/8/7/Vista/XP? How to recover/rescue/retrieve data from RAW partition, hard drive, external hard drive, pen drive, memory stick, USB stick, flash drive, SD card, memory card, etc. using TestDisk?
TestDisk is a powerful free data recovery software. It was primarily designed to help recover lost partitions and make non-booting disks bootable again when these symptoms are caused by faulty software, certain types of viruses or human error (such as accidentally deleting a Partition Table). Partition table recovery using TestDisk is really easy.
Does TestDisk change/format/convert/repair/fix RAW to NTFS/FAT32 without data loss?
The answer is YES, but it is hard to do RAW partition recovery using TestDisk. When the boot sector of the NTFS/FAT32 partition is damaged, TestDisk can repair damaged volume and then fix/repair/convert/change RAW to NTFS/FAT32. However, TestDisk is a command line utiliy and doesn't provide user interface. If you don't have technical knowledge, it will a time-consuming job to change/format/convert/repair/fix RAW to NTFS/FAT32 using TestDisk. But there is a TestDisk alternative tool: M3 Data Recovery.
Compared with TestDisk, M3 Data Recovery provides easy-to-use UI makes operations very simple, don't require technical knowledge, it just needs 3 steps to change/format/convert/repair/fix RAW to NTFS/FAT32 file system without data loss.
Tutorial to change/convert/repair/fix RAW drive to NTFS/FAT32 without data loss using M3 Data Recovery
Step 1: Download, install and launch M3 Data Recovery on your computer. After that, please choose RAW Drive Recovery module
Step 2: Choose the RAW file system drive (M3 Data Recovery shows it as unknown file system) and click Next to scan the RAW drive you want to convert to NTFS/FAT32.
Step 3: Check the files in RAW drive before you convert it to NTFS/FAT32.
Step 4: Click "Fix Drive" and then convert RAW to NTFS/FAT32 file system. After that, all your data will be back.
If RAW drive cannot be fixed back to NTFS/FAT32, please switch to Data Recovery mode and then recover data from RAW drive.
Does TestDisk recover/rescue/retrieve data from RAW partition, hard drive, external hard drive, pen drive, memory stick, USB stick, flash drive, SD card, memory card, etc.?
The answer is YES. As a free data recovery software, TestDisk is able to help recover lost partition data. However, TestDisk is a command line utiliy and doesn't provide user interface, it could be really difficult for most of people to operate. Hence, in order to recover/rescue/retrieve files from raw partition, hard drive, external hard drive, flash drive, Micro SD card, memory card, etc., please try a professional RAW drive data recovery software: M3 Data Recovery.
Tutorial to recover/rescue/retrieve data from RAW drive with M3 Data Recovery
Step 1: Download and install M3 Data Recovery Free on your computer.
Step 2: And then run M3 Data Recovery Free.
Step 3: Choose the Data Recovery module.
Step 4: Choose RAW drive/partition and click Next to scan, All files will be found in minutes.
Step 5: Select the files you want to recover from RAW drive/partition and then save them.