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HDD Partition inaccessible after fail split with Acronis

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    HDD Partition inaccessible after fail split with Acronis

    Hello, I'm CrazyKilla

    So I tried splitting a 400gb partition which contained windows 8 so I could be able to dual boot into windows 7. I used Acronis disk director and once my pc began the operation it took a really long while, and by the time it was finished it wouldn't boot.
    I plugged my HDD into another computer and now the 400gb partition is corrupt, if I try to open it I get a message displayed saying 'You need to format the disk in drive F: before you can use it.'
    In Acronis it says in the 'File System' column that it is 'Not Formatted'.
    I have 200gbs of necessary data on this partition and have tried multiple programs such as File Scavenger with no success, they simply cannot access the drive.
    Could I format the drive without erasing data, or is there a program that can help me get my things back?

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    Windows 8.1

    Never use anything that's not part of windows.... Use the disk management admin tool. Also, you might be able to use Recover Files & Data from CD, DVD, Hard Drive, USB, SD with IsoBuster! to recover your data. I find it an awesome tool to take stuff out of some ISO disks windows is never able to read, but it works with physical things too.
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HDD Partition inaccessible after fail split with Acronis
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