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04 Jun 2012  
invisibro1

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 
Cannot recover damaged MFT on a TrueCrypt partition

I've been using TrueCrypt 7.0a to encrypt the partitions on my external and internal hard drives for quite some time now. In fact, because I had no other available space, I copied a disc iso to one such partition just last night.
This morning, however, when I try to mount and access that partition, Windows won't recognize the mounted partition, and when I run "repair filesystem" from within TrueCrypt -- the equivalent of running chkdsk from a command prompt, I get:

Corrupt master file table. Windows will attempt to recover
master file table from disk.


After a lengthy wait (it IS a 250GB partition), it returns the message I least want to hear:

Windows cannot recover master file table. CHKDSK aborted.

Can anyone advise me as to another way to try to recover/repair the MFT so that I can access my data?
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