I'd appreciate any help to recover my data from an external USB hard drive that now shows as RAW when connected to a DELL Latitude E5520 laptop under Windows 7 Professional SP1 32-bit. Windows asks to format the drive when it is connected. I have said "No" to this prompt. The external hard drive is a laptop-sized 250GB Western Digital brand housed inside a 3rd party (Rosewill) enclosure. I've never had any problems with this drive before and it worked fine the previous time I used it. I always eject my external hard drives properly. I hope we can rescue the important files. I have a blank 1TB Western Digital external USB drive that can be used to store any recovered data.
Thanks in advance.