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c:/$Mft corrupt file?

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by bobxfxf104, Sep 8, 2004.

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  1. bobxfxf104

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    My computer keeps alerting me that the file C:/$Mft is corrupt or unreadable, and that I need to run the checkdisk utility. Also everytime I turn the computer on it automatically runs the chkdisk and everything comes up a sucessfully completed. I ran the utility myself once in windows, but it still keeps alerting me and running checkdisk automatically. Does anyone have any ideas?? :confused:
     
  2. ohheck

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    well one thing to try is right click on your hard drive- select Properties- Tools- Error Checking -- select both boxes under the Check Disk Options- you will probably have to reboot- windows should do a thourough disk check when it reboots- it may take a long time to complete

    another option: format your hard drive and start over- here's how:
    http://support.microsoft.com/defaul...port/kb/articles/q313/3/48.asp&NoWebContent=1

    also try- go to Start - Run - type in chkdsk /f c:
     
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