Partitioning Problems

I made a huge mistake...I created a linux partition on my D:\ drive with partition magic and started the installation of openLinux2.3.  During the installation I chose expert when selecting Installation Target.  I chose /dev/hdb1 to boot to and it set aside 1024 cylinders for the install.  It formatted it and now when booting back to windows I have no D:\ drive.  What do I do?  I have a lot of stuff on that drive.  Can I reclaim that space, because Linux did not use all of the drive and Windows acts like all of my stuff is still there it just can't access it.  Help...
spnynrmnAsked:
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j2Commented:
Sorry, you have just overwritten a part of your partition, only reason that it still shows files is because one of the fat/vfat copies (first and last on a win partition) is still intact.

There is a reason why the manual of pqmagic states "Backup before you manipulate partitions"
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