There are many reasons cause drive to be changed to RAW file system or unknown file system, so not every RAW drive can be converted back to NTFS/FAT32, but lost data can be recovered as long as RAW drive is not physically damaged. After data recovery is successfully done, please try to format it, the RAW drive will be working again if the format completes. It is why M3 RAW to NTFS Converter was renamed as M3 RAW Drive Recovery and added data recovery function to recover data from RAW partition.
How to convert RAW to NTFS with RAW to NTFS converter?
Step 1: Connect RAW drive to your computer. If it is internal hard drive, please skip this step.
Step 2: Download, install and launch RAW to NTFS converter: M3 RAW Drive Recovery on your computer.
Step 3: Select RAW partition and click Next to scan the RAW partition.
Step 4: After RAW partition scan completes, check the found files.
Step 5: Click "Fix Drive" to convert RAW back to NTFS/FAT32.
How to recover data from RAW partition with RAW to NTFS converter?
Follow above steps and at step 5, please click "Switch to Data Recovery Mode", then select the files you want to recover and start data recovery from RAW partition.
After data recovery is successfully done, please try to format it, the RAW drive will be working again if the format completes.
How to format RAW partition to NTFS/FAT32?
Step 1: Please ensure all data has been recovered successfully before formatting.
Step 2: Find the RAW partition in My Computer or This PC and select it.
Step 3: Right click the selected RAW partition and choose "Format..." from right-click popup menu.
Step 4: Select NTFS/FAT32/exFAT file system and allocation unit size.
Step 5: Click "Start" to format RAW partition, the default is quick format.