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So I think an example like this would help some folks. So you could have ONE big hard drive in your computer (and even now 2 TB is still a fairly substantial drive size), but when you look on Windows Explorer it In Computer Management -> Disk Management, I can see my basic disk (Disk 0), which is online, and another disk (Disk 1) which is unknown and not initialized (that it says!). shortcuts will get updated to the new location.If you still have your original drive and that move was not performed, you need to do that move.Be patient, moving all those files

I found this link which will show you how it needs to be done http://youtu.be/yjBeBjAvOfM. Facing such situation, what should you do? Follow these steps to carry out data recovery process from not formatted external hard drive: Step 1. The first thing you need to do is find out how your hard drive is partitioned.It could be a 2Tb hard drive but there may be a number of partitioning problems.Firstly https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/Sharepoint/en-US/c20df839-6c82-43ce-bfc5-505ac9dfc4b3/help-storage-space-space-suddenly-wants-to-format-unable-to-access-data?forum=winserverfiles

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you maybe didn't wait for a write to finish or lost power to the drive... asalaOct 24, 2014, 11:41 PM Hello ,Is your problem solved? Here are some clues that can help you somehow: http://not-formatted.blogspot.com/2013/02/recover-data-from-not-formatted.html No matter what happens in the future, you should never forget to prepare backups of your device data. No need to worry about lost data because there is one data recovery software is there to retrieve lost data from usb drive.

Just use it to recover your files, then you can safely format the drive, fix any errors and continue using it. The software software is rather dumb and thinks if it can't read the data then it MUST format the drive. Oh and it's free. How To Fix External Hard Drive Without Formatting When asked, chose "Move here".The content will be moved to the new location and the various My...

What can I do to recover my files? Painless Partition Recovery I tried this and I'm getting a "The type of the file system is RAW. Note that the free version only offers 1GB data restoration, and you can see how much data you can recover by using the free version at the bottom of the interface. Let's say for argument's sake that it is the F drive.Go to the start menu, and search for "run".

ICare data recovery helps me. The Type Of The File System Is Raw. Chkdsk Is Not Available For Raw Drives" If the quoted links above do not work, return to that 10/2 post for solutions.Yogi Y0GIApr 14, 2014, 9:32 PM Yes, you need to reconstruct the MFT (Master File Table) with Yes you will find no files on the drive after formatting. Just use it to recover your files, then you can safely format the drive, fix any errors and continue using it.

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you maybe didn't wait for a write to finish or lost power to the drive... see this if it doesn't work then you're gonna need another 3 TB HDD to save your data to when you use the recovery software the choice to try first would be lost How To Fix Format Disk Error Without Formatting This message may also come up if you have a USB drive or Camera card plugged in that is almost full. My External Hard Drive Says It Needs To Be Formatted These may seem meaningless but sometimes they do help people get out of trouble.

The original drive had only one drawer in it. kumrSep 24, 2014, 7:03 PM Hi Uchetil,Thanks for your commands. Report Cacadril- Mar 4, 2013 at 05:29 PM Hello "Help Me", if the data on the disk is really important, the first thing you need to do before you risk deleting Now that it has been “safely removed”, Windows should give you a message saying “do you want to Scan and Fix” – Click the “Scan and Fix” button.10. External Hard Drive Asking To Format Before Use

Sometimes this will work, if don't, try solution two.solution two: download a free data recovery software, restore your files to another usb drive. Don’t format this device in case of data loss. Your friend should be able to do all this for you, and should volunteer to correct the mistakes made in not expanding your drive size to a new dimension. please help me!!

I rebooted and had the message to reformat to use. Drive Recovery Software You can click on the box and then hit Enter and the computer should go through the motions to extend the size of the volume, C:\ drive. probably chkdsk will fix you up though.

I just can't for the life of me remember how.I recall using software that wouldn't work on my PC and so I connected my EHD to a laptop and did it

emmadisrinivasAug 22, 2013, 7:03 AM hi tprezzle, i tried this but its showing " The type of the file system is RAW. Hi! if it doesn't work then you're gonna need another 3 TB HDD to save your data to when you use the recovery software the choice to try first would be lost Usb Needs To Be Formatted Raw deep scan.

MiniTool Power Data Recovery composes of five data recovery parts, and they are Undelete Recovery, Lost Partition Recovery, Damaged Partition Recovery, Digital Media Recovery and CD/DVD Recovery. The only thing it took me some time to understand the space between the k and F drive. Check “Automatically fix file system errors” and “Scan for and attempt recovery of bad sectors”11. As you may imagine, in such a case, this will cause the system to begin running slowly and may even cause it to quit working correctly at all, if things get