Simple volume disaster

I have two partitions on my (Windows 7) C drive. The first contains a single primary logical drive. It was nearing its capacity, so I decided to see whether I could expand this partition. First I moved all of the files off the first logical drive on the second partition and deleted the drive (D:). Upon finding out that it was not easy or recommended to expand the C drive this way, I tried to recreate the D: drive. I clicked create simple volume and selected the entire free space (120GB) on the second partition. It created a simple volume but also deleted the E: and F: drives.

I am now left with on 120GB simple volume (without a letter assigned on this partition) and 250GB of "Free Space". I am afraid that I have deleted all of the files on the E: and F: logical drives. Is there any way to recover these drives and their files. I am afraid to touch anything.
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  1. crashq said:
    I have two partitions on my (Windows 7) C drive. The first contains a single primary logical drive. It was nearing its capacity, so I decided to see whether I could expand this partition. First I moved all of the files off the first logical drive on the second partition and deleted the drive (D:). Upon finding out that it was not easy or recommended to expand the C drive this way, I tried to recreate the D: drive. I clicked create simple volume and selected the entire free space (120GB) on the second partition. It created a simple volume but also deleted the E: and F: drives.

    I am now left with on 120GB simple volume (without a letter assigned on this partition) and 250GB of "Free Space". I am afraid that I have deleted all of the files on the E: and F: logical drives. Is there any way to recover these drives and their files. I am afraid to touch anything.

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