Download iCare Data Recovery and launch the file icarepro.zip (please do not download nor install it on the drive where you lost data)
Select a non-data-lost partition to install
Launch the program after installation
Select a recovery option on the main interface to start recovery
Deleleted Recovery: recover data off storage device after deletion
Deep Scan Recovery: recover files with RAW mode that searches every possible file on each blocks, advanced format recovery to recover data off formatted storage devices
Partition Recovery: recover files from partition deleted, missing, damaged partition table
Step One: Select one recovery option like "Format Recovery" to recover lost data
Step Two: Select the drive that you lost your data to start data scanning. Then you need to wait for scanning process to finish.
500GB data - 1 hour. If it takes more than 10 hours searching lost files from a 2TB drive, the disk may get corrupted. You need to cancel the searching and wait to see what's already found there.
Step Three: preview lost files (photos, word, excel files can be previewed)
Step Four: save found files to a non-data-lost disk