Solved! Recovering data when downgraded from Windows 8.1 to Windows 7 and deleted all drives

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Jul 6, 2017
HP notebook 15

Before problem: Windows 8.1 Home original copy with 4 drives apart C drive which had around 500GBs of data.
After problem: Windows 7 home pirated copy with only 1 drive apart from C drive which is empty.

Someone please help, a novice had to replace my laptop screen & idk why but he experimented with window & data is gone. It was really important.
"pirated copy"???
Always backup up data BEFORE taking to shop. You could easily have hooked up an external monitor to do the backup - or removed the HDD
We cannot assist with pirated Windows licenses.

If you had data you couldn't afford to lose, it should've been backed up. Learn from this.

The drive has been formatted. Recovery software (free or paid) may assist, may not. Professional recovery services are expensive, but those are you options.
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