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Had a Ghost restored imaged restored to same hardware setup spare server. The 1st Partition Drive C: is NTFS and active, works fine.

2nd partition restored with data in tact but File System states RAW not NTFS

Anyway to make this 2nd partition an NTFS partition without losing data, or is the data this partition already suspect ?
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noxchoGlobal Support CoordinatorCommented:
I think it is possible. First provide me some log data.
I need logs from the following program - Paragon Drive Backup 10 Server.
Download trial from here: www.drive-backup.com
Install it and run once. Then quit the program and get to C:\Program Files\Paragon Software\Drive Backup 10\Program and find there two files: STUBACT.log and BioNTLog.txt
I will see the cause of this RAW. Then suggest other steps.
NonSeqAuthor Commented:
Noxcho,  As you were the only person in 24 hours to even take a tact with this issue, you get the whole 125. I appreciate your t-shoot advise.

What happened to my issue ?  Well later following the post, I had noticed that the ghost restored image while not assigning a drive letter to my 2nd partition, then also named it Local Disk when I assigned the Drive as D:.  At this time and for quite some time after this the FS was still designating RAW.

Thinking that second partitions for this type of application server had a standard nomeclature, I then renamed the volume from Local Disk to Data. At this very moment, the FS started showing NTFS as the FS for this volume.  Apparently something with Ghost (or at least the version used here) when it backs up an image with multiple partitions relative to how it's restored.

Thanks again,
noxchoGlobal Support CoordinatorCommented:
Thanks for points. Yesterday I had similar issue with Windows 7 and restored partitions. Windows 7 left them all RAW and without a way to access them. Assigning drive letter - refresh Windows Disk Management - all become NTFS. I think there is something to do with Windows Partition Manager but not labeling the drive.

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