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tried to reinstall windows 8.1 and it deleted my files

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    win 8/7

    tried to reinstall windows 8.1 and it deleted my files


    I tried to reinstall windows 8.1 and it deleted my files I used it as a back up drive on my windows 7 pc I had 2 drives one with 7 the other 8 it ran fine when i set it up and used it a few times but the last time i was trying to boot it. it crashed so i tried to reinstall windows files but when it booted back up my files was not there i did not format to HD just reinstall windows i have the windows old files but my files are not in them i can run recovery software and see my files but before i do any thing that i can not undo i want to know is there a way to get my files back i have used recovery software in the past and only got back a few files so I am trying bypass that if i can

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    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1


    Try the Recovery Software you have.
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tried to reinstall windows 8.1 and it deleted my files
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