Hyper V - Virtual Machine Manager 2008 - Can a migrated vhd be recovered on the source?

I have had a bit of a disaster where some virtual machines were migrated from a working server on to a new server using Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 and they subsequently were lost on the target server.
The failure happened soon after migration and the source server has not been written to since.
Is there a process or way I could perhaps recover the VHDs on the source servers?
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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
Given the large size of VHDs, I'd be suspect of getting it recovered through undelete software... but it couldn't hurt to try.
dgloverukAuthor Commented:
Hi Lee, thanks for your reply, i tried using ntfs undelete by esupport but it didn't see any hyper v related files.  Is there a different product you would suggest i might try instead that is considered the de facto undelete?, i am not very familiar with the range of undelete products preferred by experts.  As you say, the vhds were quite large about 50-100gb each. There were a few.  I had read that deleting vhds with virtual machine manager was bad news but was hoping migration was somehow a different circumstance.
Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
There's a couple of tools I occasionally try - easeus undelete and testdisk (it has an undelete capability but far from the most user friendly).  http://www.cgsecurity.org/wiki/TestDisk

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dgloverukAuthor Commented:
Hi Lee, I bought and tried easus and managed to undelete the VHDs which did not appear in the other application I tried.
You have literally saved me weeks of stress and work with your suggestions and what was a mini catastrophe is looking now to be more like a morning of unexpected tinkering.
Thank you so much for your solution.
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