Home Forums Tech Helproom HELP! hard drive suddenly went to RAW and I am una Tech Helproom | Windows Help | Apple Help | Digital Home & Smartphones Help | Consumer Rights Advice | Games | Speakers Corner | Beta Testing Forum Rules | Contact Forum Editor | Report a Post HELP! hard drive suddenly went to RAW and I am una greatdeals_007 15:19 01 Jan 2019 Locked my external hdd suddenly went to RAW format and I am unable to access the drive to retrieve my files. steps taken: chkdsk - insufficient space to correct errors? easeus - data recovery runs for 36 hours and recovers raw files - no good I need the same file structure, folder names, etc does anyone know how I can get the chkdsk to work if it says I have insufficient space? is there a way to convert to NTFS without losing my data? any other suggestions? This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.