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NTFS external drive failed to format to FAT32 - disk became RAW


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#1 m4vex

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Posted 28 March 2015 - 05:09 PM

Hi guys,

My ntfs external drive containing 900g of a bunch of stuff just became raw after using fat32formatter. It is intriguing that when i clicked on the drive and clicked ''format'', it sent me a error message, which affirmed that the formatting had failed. The drive is now unusable (RAW). I want my data back, currently using EaseUs data recovery wizard program, but it seems so long to get these data back... it took only 1 second for the disk to become RAW, and now I need to wait 3 hours to get my data back... Any other way to go?

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#2 dicke

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Posted 28 March 2015 - 08:14 PM

Simple errors can create complex solutions. Accept the 3 hours as a blessing, if you can recover your data.

 

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Posted 31 March 2015 - 02:15 AM

Hello,

click this link

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Hope this helps


Edited by Dashing_star, 31 March 2015 - 02:16 AM.





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