Undelete HFS+ partition

Using Windows 7 storage manager I accidentally deleted my hfs journaled partition containing a lot of precious iMovie data.
I would like to "simply" undelete the partition.
Nothing at all has been touched on the ruined disk after the mess and I've cloned it onto another disk so I can try recover without messing the original disk.

What should I do?

Any kind of tool for any kind of operating system that will allow me to recover data (and, possibly, folder structure) is incredibly welcome.
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ltpittAsked:
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dbruntonQuid, Me Anxius Sum?  Illegitimi non carborundum.Commented:
Try Active@Partition Recovery http://www.partition-recovery.com/

Free to try.  You pay for full functionality.
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Michael-BestCommented:
If you want to try to recover the partition then use:
EaseUS
"Partition Recovery Wizard"
http://www.easeus.com/partition-recovery/
Mac supported

Other recovery software:
"Get Data Back for Mac"
http://getdatabackmac.com/
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Michael-BestCommented:
You deleted the Mac partition on Windows and you have made a clone so try to recover the partition on both the Windows PC and also the Mac.

If the partition cannot be restored in full then try to recover the data on both the Windows PC and also the Mac.

One or the other should work.
Good Luck.

EaseUS also have free versions:

Recover deleted or lost partitions
"partition manager free"
http://www.easeus.com/partition-manager/

"Data Recovery Wizard for Mac Free 9.1"
http://www.easeus.com/mac-data-recovery-software/drw-mac-free.htm

More free data recovery software: www.easeus.com
Check out what best suits your needs.
ltpittAuthor Commented:
None of this solution got my data and file structure back...

The opensource called Testdisk did this in 5 minutes: great great software :)

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ltpittAuthor Commented:
It was as simple as:

a) Clone the disk (just to be sure)
b) Find the lost partition with testdisk and restore it
c) Resize the partition of a very tiny bit with standard Mac Os X disk utility (otherwise the pc won't boot with the disk attached: strange, uhu?)
d) Reboot and live happily everafter
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