I accidentally set my external 5TB hard drive that I use for my photo, movies, and music storage to use as an installation drive for W10. I did this over a year ago now and have had trouble recovering everything that I desire to. I can recover the files themselves, but what I can't get are their original filenames, and most importantly my iTunes library. It had all my playlists, play counts, and most importantly my ratings that took a long time to rate. I'd really love to get this data back as well as the other things like old VS projects that I can get back from file recovery.
I've tried many data recovery apps such as EaseUS Data, MiniTool Power Recovery, Free Undelete, UNFORMAT, and Active Partition Recovery. Whenever I've done a search and always a deep scan it cannot find the previous partition with all my files. Only a file search finds my files. I'm guessing that when the W10 installer formatted and created a new 32GB partition that it overwrote the info for the last partition.
Am I screwed and have to let that data go? I have the video, image, and music files themselves restored on another hard drive, so is it possible to try restore the partition on the hard drive to recover?