I recently accidentally formatted the wrong partition on my laptop. Accidentally deleting stacks of data on that drive.
I have tried several different recovery programs to no avail. They will recover the files, structure, directories, names etc. But the files themselves are just garble.
Ie. a simple text file is recovered as )(!_)(*£("*% type return.
I have tried these programs:
1st NTFS Recovery
Stellar Phoenix NTFS Data Recovery
Stellar Phoenix Windows Data Recovery
Recover Data for NTFS
The .zips are corrupt, the Word, Txt, jpg etc are all corrupt.