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I somehow wiped the partition on my external 3tb hard drive. I've been using filescav to try and recovery the files. I have had some luck getting back the files, but they are coming back as Unknown.

I need a recovery tool that will keep the folder structure. Although i can't help but feel all that has happened is that the hard drive has forgotten who he was. I know none of the data is corrupted.

Running Windows 7 64-Bit, i have the hard drive plugged in via sata now.

In disc management it displays 2tb as raw and the other tb as unallocated

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Well, did you try testdisk for restoring the partition + data? Also, working on the real data might destroy it, you'll want to make a copy of the harddisk with dd or something similar. –  Bobby Jul 22 '12 at 14:40
    
i'm not writing anything to it, been trying to recover for a while now. But nothing writing to it, or formating. –  Jamie Hutber Jul 22 '12 at 21:25
    
running testdisk now. looks promising. I always trust command line a lot more :p. –  Jamie Hutber Jul 22 '12 at 21:27

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