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FAT TABLE

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A system's FAT32 table has become corrupt and I need to retrieve data from the drive.
I get access to the c: prompt but when I try to look at the contents of the dirve it tell me the fat table is corrupt.
I think there was a virus that caused the damage.
A disk diagnostic was run but I think that made things worse.
Is there any way to rebuild or fix the fat table to retrieve the data on the drive?
Also when you see the c: prompt the volume name is nothing but garble (%&#^&&) due to the fact that fat table is corrupt I believe.
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Did you try to ude norton disk doctor
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bmj

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Its what I thought also.
I just needed confirmation.
Thanx
bmj

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Commented:
Its what I thought also.
I just needed confirmation.
Thanx
bmj

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Yes I did try norton but to no avail.

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Thanks
For the future, you may want to create a rescue diskette (with norton utility), in the case FAT become damaged again.
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