That way, whatever you try in terms of recovery, if it does not work and does more harm than good (very possible)
Are you familar with Linux and dd?
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I take it that the folder is not in the recycle bin?
Assuming not, then do you have 'Previous Versions' available on that drive? Right-click the parent folder (C:\) and select properties, then 'Previous Versions' tab. If you have that turned on, you can restore from one of those.