Try a to boot with puppylinux life cd/ usb / dvd and in the life edition start a partition manager in the systemtools /utilities , there are differend life linux distros with much tools like also knoppix .
to see nice and easy the volume of lost partitions in the lost drive try always to format it again over the whole length in ??? the right ntfs or fat or ??? partition volumes again and again the used clustersvolume are usefull and important if you know them if it was beaten by a broken format because that can happen if you scares at the moment of the mistake and then its not be recognized in ?? Windows ??? or other Distro .
In linux photorec can be used BUT for the most peoples with Windows a advise to use 1 software from 1 company that have beautiful working software to do the job its called[ get databack ]
For Microsoft Windows distributions there are several options use an empty harddisk with a greater volume than the drive that will be read out where the data from must be collected. it can be a great job, most times you will have succes by that software .
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