Hard disc raw but dont want format Tags: Hard Drives Format Storage Last response: July 7, 2011 3:16 PM in Storage Share Jafar_96 July 7, 2011 3:05:31 PM Hello,my hard disc recently fell and has become a raw disc. it asks me to format it each time i try opening it. I have 1Terabyte worth of data and need a solution so that i do not format it. More about : hard disc raw dont format WyomingKnott a c 279 G Storage July 7, 2011 3:16:16 PM "Fell" as in dropped physically and damaged? You need to try one of the many packages that will attempt data recovery from a damaged hard drive. Try Clonezilla, or search the forums for "drive recovery". There is also a utility floating around that can re-build the partition info, but it seems likely that you have more problems than just that. Good luck. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Convertion the format from RAW to NTFS in an External Hard Disk Forum Can't get my RAW external hard drive formatted please Help Forum Can Norton Ghost read raw format image files ? Forum Miocro sd card changed to raw format and i want it back Forum I want to read existing data on a RAW formatted Hard Drive! Forum How to recognize an external hard and transfer data without formatting the disc ? Forum How to make a raw disc good Forum Recovery of a Raw Format WD 320GB segate External Hdd/Unbootable Win7 Forum One of my hard drive is not opening and its file system type became raw instead Forum Very slow boot times after adding hard disc to system with SSD boot dr Forum Second HDD shows RAW file system after Windows format /reinstall Forum How to format a hard drive without booting Forum Blackout causes NTFS to RAW format - Help? Forum RAW hard drive recovery Forum Format RAW to FAT SD card Forum My computer is saying that there is a hard disk failure Forum Recovering data from broken hard drive Forum [Solved] Hard Drive Makes Clicking Noise After Replacing Logic Board Forum 2.0TB Hard drive Windows 7 Forum Plugged in hard drive and it doesnt show Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !