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c:\$Mft is corrupt and unreadable

Posted on 2004-10-18
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Last Modified: 2011-08-18
c:\$Mft is corrupt and unreadable

It asks me to run chkdsk and tells me I have no page file. No matter how I correct this it does not work.
Question by:thenextword
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SheharyaarSaahil earned 500 total points
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Hello thenextword =)

Backup ur data, format and partition ur hard drive and reinstall XP fresh !!
Hard drive partition table is corrupted,,,, either u will have to try FIXMBR command from Recovery Console(not sure if it can correct the problem or not) or do a format and partion and clean install !! =\


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alandc earned 500 total points
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Another tool that I find useful for MBR recovery is BOOTING.  It does that an a whole LOT MORE!

Download a shareware (fully functional) copy from

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