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I had Windows 7 installed on my computer and four partitions, namely, C (where Windows was installed), D, E, and F. I decided to install Ubuntu and ended up deleting all my partitions, but one with Ubuntu installed.

Is there any way I can get my files back?

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Let this be a lesson: if it is important why did you not create a backup before doing something this drastic? Heck, why do you not regularly create a backup even when not doing things this drastic? –  Rinzwind Nov 5 '12 at 10:41

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Here is a video tutorial: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EncqYP1ijFg using Testdisk.

Results may vary based on expertise so it might be a good idea to let someone do this that knows what to do (any slight error will ruin your chances of getting it back). I suggest to not touch the partitions and do this from another machine or a live CD.


Helpful but technical resource:

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/DataRecovery

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ok thnx i will try this –  janu-j Nov 6 '12 at 19:27

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