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I had a file with my important data on it in my previous windows 7 professional. I formatted the partition on which windows was installed and split it into 4.

Now I want to recover the file from the previous partition that was deleted. Can this be done? If yes, how?

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You could try software like minitool partition wizard as shown here. But I don't really think it will work because you have created other partitions that fill the disk.

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i tried many recovery softwares nothing worked :/ Btw thanks for your recommendation – Franco Jan 11 '13 at 18:18
@FarhanKarim - If those tools didn't work then the file CANNOT be restored. The file has already been overwritten with data. – Ramhound Feb 5 '13 at 12:21

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