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Old 02-19-2005, 01:25 PM   #1 (permalink)
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can some one plzzz help me... i turned on my computer and now everything i open a message pops up saying: the file directory c:\$mft is corrupt and unreadable. plz run the chkdsk utility.
i dont have a regedit now.. i cant access it, i no longer have a cmd prompt either... what the heck is going on???
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Old 02-21-2005, 05:04 AM   #2 (permalink)
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mft = master file table
basically the file that has the location of all your files on your hd.
there is a way to use the backup MFT your computer automatically makes but i forgot it. your best guess is formatting.
and the $ mark means the folder is hidden.
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hmm well ty im going to look into how to use it, but as i said the problem was fixed... but i would like to know how... ill put a reply on here if i find out... i prolly wont kus i have lil work to do now but ill let ya know
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