Simple problem? (resubmitted)

How to use TestDisk to recover lost partition
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Simple problem? (resubmitted)

#1 Post by scifihi »

TestDisk 6.14, Data Recovery Utility, July 2013
Christophe GRENIER <>
Disk /dev/sdi - 3000GB / 2794 GiB - CHS 45600 255 63

Partition Start End Size in sectors
HPFS - NTFS 0 32 33 45600 23 55 72563456 [Seagate]

Hi, I've a 3 TB NTFS external HD. Windows shows it as a RAW healthy (primary partition). Zentimo says it's an unknown file system. After an 11 hr search with TestDisk I got the above results. I can see the files with the "P" command. If someone can tell me how to fix the drive or how to save the files, I just might cry. 2+TB of TV,movies and other stuff. All the examples are for bootable drives with a corrupted FAT table. There was a FAT table listed can that be fixed or do I need to save the files elsewhere? I'm a retired RN that does lots of downloading. Thanks.