How to fix 'The disk in drive is not formatted, do you want to format it now' error?

The disk in drive F is not formatted, do you want to format it now?

When trying to open the drive in Windows Explorer, Windows prompts: "You need to format the disk in drive before you can use it. Do you want to format it?"

Disk/Drive not formatted error

"The disk in drive is not formatted, do you want to format it now" error may be caused by many reasons, such as virus attack, corrupted DBR or power failure, etc. When you check it in disk management, it might be healthy, but it might have no file system and drive letter. When this happens, we call it a RAW drive or RAW file system. That means the disk is not ready to be used within the operating system or the data can no longer be read, while the disk/drive needs to be formatted with a particular file system before being used, thus we get the "disk is not formatted, do you want to format it now" message when try to access a RAW drive.

How to solve "Disk/Drive is not formatted, do you want to format it now" error and change RAW partition to NTFS? With M3 RAW Drive Recovery, you can easily solve "Disk/Drive not formatted" error and change RAW drive to NTFS file system without data loss. For Mac data recovery, please go to M3 Data Recovery for Mac.

Tips: Don't format the RAW drive before restoring to NTFS file system, otherwise, you will lose the data.

Fix "The disk in drive is not formatted" error with M3 RAW Drive Recovery

Step 1: Download, install, launch M3 RAW Drive Recovery and then choose the drive which prompts you "Drive not formatted, do you want to format it now".

M3 RAW Drive Recovery - fix disk/drive not formatted error

Step 2: Click Next to scan the drive you want to change from RAW file system to NTFS.

M3 RAW Drive Recovery - fix disk/drive not formatted error

Step 3: Explore the files in RAW drive.

M3 RAW Drive Recovery - fix disk/drive not formatted error

Step 4: Click "Fix Drive" and apply the changes to the drive which prompts you "Disk/Drive not formatted".

M3 RAW Drive Recovery - fix disk/drive not formatted error

With M3 RAW Drive Recovery, "Disk/Drive not formatted" error will be fixed in minutes. If "Disk/Drive not formatted" error"Disk/Drive not formatted" error cannot be fixed, please switch to Data Recovery mode and recover data from RAW drive.

Video tutorial to fix "Disk/Drive not formatted, do you want to format it now" error

Besides solving "Disk/Drive not formatted" issue and data recovery from RAW drive, M3 RAW Drive Recovery can also fix USB drive not formatted, SD card not formatted, memory card not formatted, external hard drive not formatted issue and recover data from RAW external hard drive, RAW USB flash drive, RAW memory card, RAW SD card, etc.

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