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master file table (mft) contains a corrupt file Event ID 55 and WMI error event 24

Q: master file table (mft) contains a corrupt file Event ID 55 and WMI error event 24

Dell Inspiron Laptop 5558 , Win 8.1, I7, 6GB RAM, 1 TB HDD

Event view shows the error below and also a WMI error event 24. I can provide detail on this error if needed. Disk management shows all partitions on the disk are healthy. What should I do to fix these errors?
MFT Error:
System

- Provider

[ Name] Ntfs

[ Guid] {DD70BC80-EF44-421B-8AC3-CD31DA613A4E}

EventID 55

Version 0

Level 2

Task 0

Opcode 0

Keywords 0x8000000000000000

EventRecordID 545416

Correlation

- Execution

[ ProcessID] 4

[ ThreadID] 2888


Channel System

- Security

[ UserID] S-1-5-18

- EventData

DriveName OS

DeviceName \Device\HarddiskVolumeShadowCopy5

CorruptionState 0x0

HeaderFlags 0x922

Severity Critical

Origin File System Driver

Verb Bad FRS

Description The Master File Table (MFT) contains a corrupted file record. The file reference number is 0x4000000000bd7. The name of the file is "<unable to determine file name>".

Signature 0xa3d8fca0

Outcome Read Only Volume

SampleLength 0

SampleData


SourceFile 0x6

SourceLine 152

SourceTag 337

CallStack Ntfs+0x15cfc4, Ntfs+0xcd4be, Ntfs+0xcd694, Ntfs+0xadd08, Ntfs+0xc7d31, Ntfs+0x9fbcf, Ntfs+0x118131, Ntfs+0x12ce39, Ntfs+0x81090, Ntfs+0xe4c4, ntoskrnl+0x7471f, ntoskrnl+0x67074, ntoskrnl+0x1543c6

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Preferred Solution: master file table (mft) contains a corrupt file Event ID 55 and WMI error event 24

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A: master file table (mft) contains a corrupt file Event ID 55 and WMI error event 24

Hi. . .

Run chkdsk /r from a CMD prompt screen.

Answer "Y" to the question; re-boot the system.

Chkdsk will run upon startup.

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

EDIT: Paste chkdsk results into your next post. You can find the results in the Event Viewer - Application log. Do a find on "chkdsk" to find the entry.

Are you experiencing actual system problems or did you just come upon this entry and assumed it is an error of some kind?

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Dell Inspiron Laptop 5558 , Win 8.1, I7, 6GB RAM, 1 TB HDD

Event view shows the error below and also a WMI error event 24. I can provide detail on this error if needed. Disk management shows all partitions on the disk are healthy. What should I do to fix these errors?
MFT Error:
System

- Provider

[ Name] Ntfs

[ Guid] {DD70BC80-EF44-421B-8AC3-CD31DA613A4E}

EventID 55

Version 0

Level 2

Task 0

Opcode 0

Keywords 0x8000000000000000

EventRecordID 545416

Correlation

- Execution

[ ProcessID] 4

[ ThreadID] 2888


Channel System

- Security

[ UserID] S-1-5-18

- EventData

DriveName OS

DeviceName \Device\HarddiskVolumeShadowCopy5

CorruptionState 0x0

HeaderFlags 0x922

Severity Critical

Origin File System Driver

Verb Bad FRS

Description The Master File Table (MFT) contains a corrupted file record. The file reference number is 0x4000000000bd7. The name of the file is "<unable to determine file name>".

Signature 0xa3d8fca0

Outcome Read Only Volume

SampleLength 0

SampleData


SourceFile 0x6

SourceLine 152

SourceTag 337

CallStack Ntfs+0x15cfc4, Ntfs+0xcd4be, Ntfs+0xcd694, Ntfs+0xadd08, Ntfs+0xc7d31, Ntfs+0x9fbcf, Ntfs+0x118131, Ntfs+0x12ce39, Ntfs+0x81090, Ntfs+0xe4c4, ntoskrnl+0x7471f, ntoskrnl+0x67074, ntoskrnl+0x1543c6

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My PC is dual booted with [Windows 7 Ultimate/Ubuntu]. While in Ubuntu a text file went missing but the Partition was still there, I booted into Windows & could not find the file although the Partition was there. Then Windows "Blue Screened", after re-boot Chkdsk tried to run & gave this message:

"corrupt master file table, chkdsk aborted"

When I click on the Partition drive letter:

"E:\ is not acessible.
The file or directory is corrupt and unreadable".

BlueScreenView identified the cause of the crash as "Ntfs.sys" & "ntoskernel.exe", I booted back into Ubuntu & the Partition was gone. When I got back into Windows BlueScreenView had no data & Windows Minidump folder was empty, how can I recover the Partition?

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I'm a tech for an windows NT environment and i have a prloblem with a users hard drive i cann't run checkdisk or diskkeeper on the drive it will not boot up and it has been partitioned in FAT and NTFS but only the FAT is being acknowleged it's not seeing the NTFS. It has an error message that says ( $MFT is corrupted and unreadable, and when i try to run CHKDSK it says corrupt master file table.)Does anyone know how to corect this problem .
 

A:Corrupt Master File table

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Hello,

I purchased a 1 TB Seagate Hard Disc about four months ago.It has two Partitions One 50 GB with Windows 7 New and other a 950 GB with movies,music important documents etc.I also have two more Internal Hard discs with Windows 8 and another windows 7.For last one week or so had problems in booting into new win7 got message that it should be repaired through Windows DVD.Did the needful and booted up.The next day same problem and my action the same. This happened about 7 times or so.

Today same problem.My reaction the same.But while booting I got a message that the 950 GB partition cannot be accessed because MFT is corrupt.Browsed through Windows 7 Forums and as advised in one of the threads downloaded Testdisk.Ran the program but unfotunately the dreaded message that both MFT and Mirror MFT are corrupt.Have lot of badly needed Data and I really want to recover it.

Will be extremely grateful for some advise.

Thanks

Manju

A:Master file table corrupt

You can try those:

http://www.uneraser.com/

http://www.file-recovery.net/

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HI

I need some assistance. I have an Acer computer running Windows VISTA.
/when I first boot it up, I get a message saying that D : there is a Corrupt Master File Table. It takes a few minutes, but then it finishes booting into Windows. What is the cause, and how do I fix it?

A:Corrupt Master File Table

Some information about Master File Table:

http://www.ntfs.com/ntfs-mft.htm

Try running CHKDSK /F /R from an elevated command prompt.

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Hi All
Got the following problem:

One of my harddrives last night just became inaccessible.
When i try to access it i get a message saying "disk is corrupted" or something like that.
If i use chkdsk i get "corrupt master file table". I used some application to test the drive and couldnt find anything, it passed all tests and those applications can recover everything on the HD.

So just wanted to know is there anyway to fix this without recovering everything and reformatting, because its a ***** to copy 300GB. So maybe there is someway to fix the MFT?

and anyone has an idea why it might have happened?
 

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I have a Dell Dimension E310, Pentium 4, 3.2GHz, 2 GB RAM, with Windows Media Center Edition on my C drive. I also have a second Seagate Barracuda disk (1 TB) for my data which is my D drive (Data). When I boot up I get the BSOD reading - 
 
"Checking file system on D:
The type of the file system is NTFS.
Volume label is Data.
 
One of your disks needs to be checked for consistency. You may cancel the disk check, but it is strongly recommended that you contine.
Windows will now check the disk.
Corrupt master file table. CHKDSK aborted." (See attached pic)
 
I can access the C drive through Explorer, but cannot access my D drive any more. When I try, it reads..."D:\ is not accessible. The file or directory is corrupted and unreadable."
 
I've already ran "Seatools for DOS" and found 3 errors which it repaired. I still get the same message at boot.
 
I've run "TestDisk" as well and it did not help either. Apparently, my MFT mirror copy was corrupted as well. Still the same message at boot.
 
How can I restore the master file table for my D drive. Not just recover data to another drive (which I don't have). Please help!!!

A:Corrupt master file table CHKDSK aborted.

Looking at the Test Disk page...I don't believe that there is any option other than data recovery.
 
http://www.cgsecurity.org/wiki/Advanced_NTFS_Boot_and_MFT_Repair
 
Test Disk is the tool that I have seen used here (by others) for any attempts at overcoming this problem.
 
FWIW:  Take a look at http://www.msfn.org/board/topic/150368-any-way-of-rebuilding-a-corrupt-mft/ .
 
Louis

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Hi,

The MFT of a large and importanted partition is apperently corrupted. I can still access the all or most of the data (I haven't tried to write yet because I don't want to mess up anything further).

The corruption happened when I tried to either write a new mbr or change the bootable flag.

Is there anyway to fix the mft? CHKDSK doesn't work, it gives the following error:

Corrupt Master File Table. CHKDSK aborted

Can anyone help me?
 

A:Corrupt Master File Table. CHKDSK aborted

If you haven't already, run a Google search on:

repair a Corrupt Master File Table

There is a lot of info there.
 

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Hello,

I have run into a big problem on my External HDD. I can't access it, it tells me "The Disk Structure is Corrupt And Unreadable" After a bit of digging around I found out the Master File Table is corrupt. I've tried a few Data Recovery Programs over the last few days and I had a bit of success with Recuva. However, I have a way to many small files on that drive, ranging from textures copied 50 times in different folders from old Animation projects to final products. I a lot of my past work is on that drive and would be lost if I can't recover it. Recuva is good, but the structure of the hard drive is gone, it's a ridiculously long list of files and I can't know if it's important or not. Is there any way to recover my files in such a way I can see the folders? I would know which ones were important, and which ones weren't. and I did not have to waste days recovering an absurd amount of files I don't need and spend even more days trying to go through them all and find which ones I need to save.
Thank you for your time I hope someone can help!
 

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I've used Disk Director successfully before.  This time I attempted to shrink my C: partition so that I could clone to an SSD.  I had 148 Gb on 299Gb that I was trying to resize to 238Gb.  When the dust settled this bleeper reported Corrupt Master File Table.  My gut feeling tells me that 5 years of programs and tweaks are still there.  Does anyone know how to recover?  So far Acronis Recovery Expert, TestDisk and Seagate File Recovery no help.  DMDE shows daylight but what is the proper procedure to work it's magic?
I'm currently copying the D: partition of the afflicted drive just in case.
Help.

A:Partition resizing failed-now corrupt master file table on boot drive

When you ran Testdisk click on Advanced then Boot. Does it show that the backup MFT is intact?  Even the backup is actually only a few first bytes fo the MFT so it may not work even if the backup is listed as okay.
 
Also, if you can create a System Repair Disk on another computer with Windows 7 doing a chkdsk /r will try and repair the MFT.
 
You may have to recover your data with a program like Easeus Data Recovery. This would let you recover 1GB for free. After 1GB you would need to purchase a key.
 
This is why I recommend a complete disk image be done when doing any kind of partition movement. Though rare, things can go bad as you found out.
 
I am not familiar with DMDE but I would assume you need to scan the drive for it to find any recoverable files. Here is the online manual.

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I'm not sure if this is a problem or not.

Whenever I got into the event viewer (which is very rarely), I get a box telling me that my applications area is corrupt. Here is how it goes:

I go into event viewer and hit 'applications'.

Applications window opens up and there is a bunch of stuff listed.

I touch the scroll bar on the right side of the apps window and this other box will pop up saying: 'the event log file is corrupt'.

So then you have to click 'okay' and then everything that was in the applications area disappears and the vacant area will say 'there are no items to show in this view'.

Then in the little list along the left hand side (the event folders list?), there will be a red 'x' on applications.

Is this something that I need to worry about?

I am using XP.

Thank you in advance.

A:Event Viewer File Corrupt In Xp? Applications

Try right-clicking on Application on the left and select "Clear all Events"

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Event Viewer has been giving me this error message every minute:
 
svchost (2204) SRUJet: The database page read from the file "C:\WINDOWS\system32\SRU\SRUDB.dat" at offset 2150400 (0x000000000020d000) (database page 524 (0x20C)) for 4096 (0x00001000) bytes failed verification due to a page checksum mismatch.  The stored checksum was [1215c6991216c396] and the computed checksum was [0000020c2ab08b61].  The read operation will fail with error -1018 (0xfffffc06).  If this condition persists then please restore the database from a previous backup.  This problem is likely due to faulty hardware. Please contact your hardware vendor for further assistance diagnosing the problem.
 
I already did chkdsk /r and it took a long time, but still the errors happen
 
Is this something I need to be concerned about?

A:SRUDB.dat file corrupt Event Viewer

I think so. I'd suggest running the Seatools diagnostic for a better reading on the condition of your hard disk drive(s)
http://www.seagate.com/support/downloads/item/seatools-win-master/
 
Dick

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 Event viewer displayed an error message Master File Table contains a corrupted file record . This system has no other symptoms.  I have run chkdsk /f and it did clean up/moving of the files it did not fix the MFT.  Can this been done with utility Dell Backup and Recovery or do I need a 3rd party program such as TestDisk?

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Hi, all. I have been trying to figure out a serious of issues that my PC has been having. It's possible they were caused by poorly seated RAM, but the RAM seems to check out now. There is a whole slew of details on the case here: TechNet with a lot more information that will be of help, including posted evtx files. I have always gotten great help here, though, and am in dire need of a second opinion, so I thought I would check with this forum's experts.Here is the basic gist, although there is a ton more detail on the other link:Since building this machine, I've had frequent BSODs, often seemingly-related to middle of the night MSE updates, or possibly other windows updates. These always required a System Restore to recover from, as Windows was unbootable. Often it said the Restore failed, but it seemed to resolved the bootability issue at least.I have removed MSE and reseated some RAM that initially tested poorly, but which now seems to be passing MemTest no problem.I still have a series of issues that occur, and the one that was causing noticeable issues was SuperFetch causing sysmain.dll to fault (Event 1000, posted below) on every boot and periodically throughout the day. I have disabled SuperFetch, which stopped the issue from happening every boot, but it still happens occasionally, so it seems SuperFetch is but one trigger.The other most common error I have is Event 55 (posted below), possibly related to Windows Backup and/or System Restore, which seems ... Read more

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Hello
I am new to Microsoft Message Analyzer and just downloaded version 1.4 and installed on my Windows 10 laptop
I saved my Windows System Event log as an .evtx file to have some data to start looking at. I note the column entitled 'summary' appears to show the body of the event message. However I see many rows which state "unable to retrieve the event description"
in this column, what do I need to do to fix this issues please? could it of been the way that I saved the .evtx file in the first instance (I accepted the defaults) or do I need to install some additional files/components so the messages are displayed
correctly?

Thanks all
Ernest

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I am experiencing a very odd problem. I can reproduce it consistently.

It deals with the zipped file in the location below and is an issue on my 80GB External IOMEGA HDD.

G:\Work files\videos.rar

In the .rar file I have a file called: project1\ambience.avi

videos.rar is over 500MB in size with many different files, and ambience.avi is 30MB.

With Windows XP, whenever I try to copy this zipped folder, the copy function freezes when it reaches the file ambience.avi, and stalls for 5 minutes. After the 5 minutes, it resumes as normal, finishes the process, then I look to the copy destination folder and the copy is not there as would be expected.

I then check my Event Viewer, under Administrative Tools, and find 10-20 (amount varies) entries of:

Event Type: Warning
Event Source: Disk
Event Category: None
Event ID: 51
Date: 6/12/2006
Time: 8:25:08 PM
User: N/A

Description:
An error was detected on device \Device\Harddisk2\D during a paging operation.

These entries appear immediately after the 5 minute stall.

The error is persistent. If I try to extract the ambience.avi file, scan it with Norton, Windows Defender, ect., the same error occurs. Any process involving this file stalls my system for 5 minutes and logs the Event 51 error.

What could be wrong with this single file? I have checked, and no other files on my PC (all 3 drives) fail during a copy process. ambience.avi is the only one that does this!

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A:Event 51 error on 1 specific file

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When format a new hard drive to NTFS, an amount of hard drive space is reserved for master file table, because this way it won't fragment much and all the info will be in the same area. As you add stuff onto the drive, once you fill up the free space, it fills up the master file table reserved space, but not completely. Is this accurate?

I got a new 500GB hard drive and the reserved for master file table is 58GB. The MFT is only like 5-25MB or so, so eventually I will be able to use about 57GB of that reserved, right?
 

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System : XP Pro SP3

I note that on one of my computers the MFT is reported as being "98% used". I am apprehensively wondering what happens when the MFT hits 100%.....

Microsoft article KB174619 deals with the XP MFT but is less than helpful.

With regards to increasing the size of the MFT Microsoft only deal with W2000 and not XP.

The article also implies that deleting files does not decrease the "used %" of the MFT...... or so it seems...

The files that were deleted cause internal holes in the MFT. These holes are significant regions that are unused by files. It is impossible to reclaim this space.Click to expand...

Elsewhere Microsoft imply (without actually saying so) that the MFT will increase in size as needed. However, the current MFT on this machine is already at 3 fragments. If it hits 100% I am then assuming that a new block will be assigned to yet another MFT fragment, and I am wondering what impact this may have on performance.

In KB174619 Microsoft state that:-

In Windows XP and in Windows Server 2003, the defrag utility defrags the MFT. A defrag operation on the MFT combines an MFT file into 1 and prevents it from being stored in multiple places that are not sequential on disk. In this class of operation, the MFT file is more sequential. However, it is exactly the size that the MFT file was before the defrag operation.Click to expand...

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I recently had a crashed hard drive recovered and its data restored to a 300 GB LaCie Brick (Maxtor in a USB enclosure) provided by the data recovery service. I brought it home and while making a backup of the data, about 160 GB all at once, I encountered an error. I don't remember the exact wording of the error message, something about the source disk not being readable. I ran chkdsk and it reported Master File Table corruption.

The data recovery service says the LaCie drive checked out OK before releasing it to me, and suggests that my PC is causing the corruption. I have two other external USB/FW drives that are not exhibiting any problems; however, the same thing happened a couple of months ago with a 60 GB Western Digital ATA drive I extracted from an old PC and placed in a USB/Firewire enclosure. I was moving a big chunk of data from it and I kept getting CRC errors. Now that drive doesn't even appear in Windows Explorer. That drive is about 4 years old, though.

The original crashed HD was a Western Digital 250 GB USB/FW external. I had transported it in my checked baggage like I've done a dozen times before, well packed and protected, and when I got home from traveling and tried to read from it I could not. I don't know if it suffered some kind of physical shock, or if my PC crashed it, or if it was just its time to go. It was less than two years old. They had to open it up in a clean room to recover the data.

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A:Master File Table corruption

I'd let the service restore it to a new disk first, I can't imagine how your system would be causing an external disk to fail...

Yes, I'd just format the drive and see what it says. I'd also do the full format, not the quick format, which will at least attempt to write every sector.
 

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MFT Replaced by $MFT files. Any way to resolve problem without Reinstall.

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I remember seeing a tweak about changing the MFT from the default DWORD 1 (12.5%) up to 4 (50%), but this was a long time ago. I'd assume changing it's size has some effect on system speed if you were closing in on max space, but lets say on an SSD would it even be wise to consider changing it's size. I leave mine alone as is, but I can't seem to find any info on the subject other than general info.

A:Master File Table Size?

Leave it alone. That doesn't need to be changed by the user. It's not gonna speed up your system, you should keep that in mind mate.

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Can the Master File Table (MFT) for a hard disk be rebuilt? Check Disk reports the MFT and it's mirror image are corrupted. This is a 2 TB disk that has Windows 7 System disk BACKUP on it and over 100 Windows Media Center TV hour programs on it. I checked with Microsoft TechNet and they said the only thing I could is reformat the Disk.

A:Rebuild the Master File Table

See if the tut fixes it.

Disk Check

Check Disk (chkdsk) - Read Event Viewer Log

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I have heard that every comptuer has something called a master file table. This is source of restore deletion programs power, this is where these restoreing programs bring back files that have been stored once delted. This i know. What i dont know and am wondering is is that "secure deletion programs" are a quack then, becuase they fail to clean your mft files, which makes guttman passes full of bolongy. I hope i got this concept wrong. Explain this to me and tell me if there is a way that this can be wiped, if not then just explain to me how this drive works????

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When running the disk defragmenter (Windows XP Home, SP3) the Master File Table (MFT) shows that it is 99 percent in use, with only 3 fragments. It had previously been at 98 percent, but removing all but the most recent restore point seems to have worked for a time, dropping it back to 86 percent in use. But after installing the service pack 3 for Windows, the MFT jumped right back up to 99 percent. The concern is that, won't it now start to fragment the MFT, seeing as the allotted space is almost all in use? And will this cause performance issues?

And most importantly, what can be done about this?

There is a Windows support article titled: How NTFS reserves space for its Master File Table (MFT). In this article it states that you can increase the MFT zone by means of changing the value number using the Registry Editor. This seems like a drastic step to me, and I'm wondering if maybe something else could be tried first. Like perhaps using a reliable third-party defragmenter to reclaim MFT space occupied by deleted file entries?

OR...should it all be left alone as long as it is only showing 3 fragments (it's shown the same 3 fragments all along, even before it ever started closing in on 100 percent in use)?

Thanks for any help and advice.
 

A:Master File Table (MFT) Problem

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Hi all,

I am having problems defragging my second har drvie.. It mentions that it cannot save the MFT with using Norton Disk Doctor. I tried to see if I could increase the size of the MFT, but when I look in the registry at HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Filesystem, the file "NtfsMftZoneReservation" is not there.

I read that this files controls how much space is used for this file.

Any ideas?

Thanks
Pramalot

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Major Issue with the Master File Table. Received msg about windows Xp unable to rewrite the MFT "/$Mft" on the HDD from my sons HP notebook. This occured during the 'defrag' operation. Prior to the start of defrag, he had almost NO open disk space, so I deleted a lot of temp junk and tried to defrag. AT end of defrag process I received msg about Master File Table. Prior to defrag, I could see below the first level of directories on the HDD and now I can see NOTHING below the first level. All of this is a result of doing what the HP techs asked me to do to resolve a problem with this notebooks ability to bootup. The notebook would NOT boot at all, got a BLACK blank screen after a few seconds and nothing else. Would not even boot from a bootable utility disk. NEED help real bad, because my son needs to extract some data files from the HDD prior to HP doing a re-image of the HDD. These files are needed for two of his college classes prior to finals. PLEASE help....

A:Master File Table -problems-

About your original problem: Not booting -

The first thing your computer does is go through a POST test, which is a basic hardware functionality test through your BIOS. Most times, if the problem is not motherboard critical, or related to power supply problems, the BIOS will echo any hardware errors through a series of beeps. If the POST test passes (which you need to make sure it did) it then searches for a startup disk. This includes all internal and external drives.

This is the very first place to start, because if your POST doesn't pass, there is either something wrong with your BIOS settings, or there is a hardware problem critical to startup. Hope this helps.

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Recently added a 2TB external USB drive for big files I rarely access. I'm using the Auslogics utility for defragmenting, and noticed something odd. A large portion of this new drive is occupied by the "Master File Table." (link to screen capture below; MFT is purple, normal files are green.) The percentage of space used by the MFT on my other drives is much smaller. Can anybody help me understand this? Anything that will reduce the table size?Screen Capture

A:Unusually large Master File Table?

Hi

This can happen if the drive had a lot of files on it previously that were deleted. That can cause the MFT to get a lot of holes in it in some cases. Was this a brand new drive or was it a full drive that you deleted all of the stuff on and then started putting files on it?

2TB can have a reserved MFT space of 250GB (12.5%). How big is it on your drive?

James

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Hi,

Last Wednesday I came to boot up my machine and it refused to boot saying the disk was unreadable. It said hit Ctrl+alt+del to reboot and just went into a loop of restarting and telling me to hit Ctrl+alt+del.

I tried to slave the disk to another machine and chkdsk came up saying the disk had errors to the master file table. It tried to fix the disk but despite being left over night it was on segment 15000 just rolling through each sector saying it was un readable.

I have a second disk in the machine and it was set to create a mirror each Tuesday night so I bought a new drive, reverted to the miror from last tues and assumed that it was a rare disk hardware faliure.

This morning I came to boot the disk and exactly the same thing happened! :(

I have once again reverted to the backup from last tuesday on a brand new hard drive but it seems like my assumption that it was the disk was wrong :(

The two drives are now so corrupt that not even formating tool tools from the ultimate boot CD can wipe them and one is no longer even recognised by the BIOS!

The machine had a virus checker installed (not very up to date version of kaspersky as my subscrioption ran out), it was defragged once a week and had plenty of space left on th disk.

The machine has been running for a few hours and I have pulled all of the data off but I am certain that it will happen again.

Any ideas what might be causing this?

If it is hardware then what should I replace first?

A:[RESOLVED] Master file table corruption what might cause it?

I had a Western Digital do this to me not long ago, I ended up going to their website, downloading their tools that "rebuild" the drive. it went and cleared the drive, and fixed the master boot files. after that I had an oem drive. had to reinstall everything, but been working ever since. I believe in my case a power outage got me.

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My laptop crashed last week and it seems to have messed up the hard drive. Chkdsk says the master file table is corrupted and Windows couldn't recover it, so I wanted to try using TestDisk to repair it since I've read other people have had success with that. But when I go to Advanced File Utilities, the bottom menu only gives the options "type," "image creation." and "quit"; I don't see the "boot" option that's supposed to bring me to "Repair MFT." Can anyone help me figure out how to try and repair the MFT? I'm using the Windows 64-bit version of TestDisk that says some features are missing, is this why I don't see that option?

Thank you for any help you can provide!!
(Not sure if this is in the right forum section, let me know if I should move it somewhere else)

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My MoBo (ASUS A7V original) doesn't natively support >137GB HDs without SP1 or higher and the updated ATA100 Promise drivers. I had a working 160GB HD. I did a fresh reinstall of XP pro, upgraded to SP2, and also reinstalled the updated the ATA100 Promise drivers. So I was re-organizing some files and while writing to the 160 GB HD (non-boot disk) it suddenly became corrupt and unreadable. The XP disk management tool says it's "healthy," Partition Magic 8 sees the drive but has ? marks for it's size. ON reboot, the DSK check prog says "Corrupt Master File Table." All my other HDs, which are less than 137GB, have no problems.

Sucks. Maybe I should have stuck with SP1. How do I go about reactivating the partition, is possible? And what file retrieval progs are good to use? Sould I uninstall SP2 and go back to SP1?
 

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Hello everyone,
After I used "Acronis Disk Director" in a HirenBoot CD to cut some space from my D drive to my C drive (boot drive), I've got this "Windows is checking the D drive" then "Corrupted master file table. Checkdisk is aborted" on my D drive. After doing some homework, I've tried corrected it by using testdisk's Fix MFT function but "Both of the MFT files are corrupted. Can't fix".
I did not back up the whole partition.
Are there any other ways that I could try to fix this? I do not really want to buy $60 + commercial software that TestDisk recommends just to fix this possibly once-in-a-lifetime issue. However, if recovery softwares is the only option left, then I have to use them.
Cheers guys. I'd really appreciate any help.

A:Corrupted master file table after resizing partitions

You could try running:
MBR - Restore Windows 7 Master Boot Record

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I had a Western Digital 1TB HDD crash on me a few months ago. It had 2 partitions, C Drive, has docs/photos and important stuff I still have yet to recover. and G drive, which I've recovered everything from. A friend had had intermittent luck getting the drive to function, but I bought a replacement HDD identical to the failed one, and replaced the "motherboard" part of the drive. I have placed the failed drive into a USB enclosure drive, and tried to see what files are where, but then it goes over my head. testdisk/photorec are all touted as simple, but there's simple, and then there's SIMPLE. I need SIMPLE.. 
 
Shown below is a screen grab of what I see using these apps.

 
Below, in Disk Manager (WIN 8) It shows F: 801GB.. It Is a NTFS.. The G: Partition, as I mentioned, isnt an issue. NEED to save what is on F.....
 

 
 
Doing the "Quick Search" as highlighted above yields this result:

 
I CAN follow instructions, if anyone has a method of helping me fix the MFT.
Need a different grab off the screen? Let me know.. Any help is Exceedingly Appreciated.

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aight....i have 2 problems.....

first..- a lil while bak i got a virus....had no anti virus so it played wit my computer. I got an anti virus, deleted tha virus and all seemed well till an annoyin lil pop up kept coming up....."WINDOWS - CORRUPT FILE - The File Or Directory C:\$MFT is corrupt and unreadable. Please rune Chkdsk utility"

so i thort that reinstalling windows would fix that problem....which it sort of did...i still get a pop up but its only at start up......

i would like to know if you can fix the Master file table......i ran CHKDSK but it didnt do anything...so any help would be appreciated.

Second - After the reinstall another pop up came up...this one a different one
"Entry Point Not Found : The procedure entry point InternetGetSecurityInfoByURLW could not be located in the dynamic link library WININET.dll. "

and now my internet explorer does not work at all....it will jus freeze up and then i have to end it....

Thanks in advance for any help you guys can give me.....

A:Master file table and Entry Point problems

did you run
chkdsk /r
download and run the h/drive makers diognostic utility on the h/drive

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I noticed several instances of this error in the FileHistory-Core event log.
What does it mean?                
Unusual condition was encountered during scanning user libraries for changes and performing backup of modified files for configuration C:\Users\MyUserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\FileHistory\Configuration\Config
- <Event xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/win/2004/08/events/event">
- <System>
  <Provider Name="Microsoft-Windows-FileHistory-Core" Guid="{B447B4DB-7780-11E0-ADA3-18A90531A85A}" />

  <EventID>202</EventID>
  <Version>0</Version>
  <Level>3</Level>
  <Task>0</Task>
  <Opcode>0</Opcode>
  <Keywords>0x1000000000000000</Keywords>
  <TimeCreated SystemTime="2013-01-10T15:40:10.523421700Z" />

  <EventRecordID>9</EventRecordID>
  <Correlation ActivityID="{3EF98BE8-EEBB-0002-B66A-FA3EBBEECD01}" />

  <Execution ProcessID="1204" ThreadID="1212" />
  <Channel>Microsoft-Windows-FileHistory-Engine/BackupLog</Channel>

  <Computer>MyComputerName</Computer>
  <Security UserID="S-1-5-18" />
  </System>
- <EventData>
  <Data N... Read more

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please help, is there any possible way that i can save my 1 TP seagate external hard drive?
 

A:Insuffiecient disk space to repair master file table(MFT)

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An external drive often issues. Data gets corrupted, due to any possible reason: e.g., a shock, power loss, etc. Anyway, I've performed a chkdsk recently so many errors were fixed. I now had the opportunity to perform it again (booting from win 7 dvd), because data gets corrupted often and I think running chkdsk can only improve a drive's condition. Only this time, it first said:
1% complete
an unspecified error occured (6e...)

So I ran it again, but each time from then on it kept saying:
windows cannot recover master file table. chkdsk aborted.

Only the drive is fine. I can dir it, see files, etc. So what's the problem with chkdsk?

A:chkdsk cannot recover master file table even though the drive is fine

If you are having frequent problems with data corruption you must consider the possibility of hardware problems. Obtain the drive diagnostic utility from the manufacturer and check the drive. If the drive has physical problems chkdsk may make it worse.

But even before you check the drive you should ensure you have a backup of all important files. If the drive is failing you may not have much time.

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Alright, started getting the 1001 BugCheck crash with Event 41 Kernel-Power BSOD a few times not long ago, widely spaced out incidents (it will lock up, make a very weird repetitive noise through my stereo speakers and will also get black and white bars across the screen before the blue screen turns up and asks for restart option choice). And Event 4 k57nd60a has been ongoing for as long as I can remember.

Any ideas?
Event 1001, BugCheck
The computer has rebooted from a bugcheck. The bugcheck was: 0x0000003b (0x00000000c0000005, 0xfffff8800646843a, 0xfffff880028c5a10, 0x0000000000000000). A dump was saved in: C:\Windows\MEMORY.DMP. Report Id: 041312-18205-01.

- <Event xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/win/2004/08/events/event">
- <System>
<Provider Name="Microsoft-Windows-WER-SystemErrorReporting" Guid="{ABCE23E7-DE45-4366-8631-84FA6C525952}" EventSourceName="BugCheck" />
<EventID Qualifiers="16384">1001</EventID>
<Version>0</Version>
<Level>2</Level>
<Task>0</Task>
<Opcode>0</Opcode>
<Keywords>0x80000000000000</Keywords>
<TimeCreated SystemTime="2012-04-13T14:05:58.000000000Z" />
<EventRecordID>39029</EventRecordID>
<Correlation />
<Execution ProcessID="0" ThreadID="0" />
<Channel>System</Channel>
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A:Event 1001 BugCheck Event 41 Kernel-Power Event 4 k57nd60a

Memory exception but we need to examine the DMP files to find out why.

We do need the DMP file as it contains the only record of the sequence of events leading up to the crash, what drivers were loaded, and what was responsible.

If you are overclocking STOP
We could also use some system information, which you can get easily by running msinfo32.
To do that go to start>run>type msinfo32>enter

When it is finished running go to file>save>name it and upload to us here.
You may be able to get the DMP files without crashing by booting into safe mode (F8) with networking.

To enable us to assist you with your computer's BSOD symptoms, upload the contents of your "\Windows\Minidump" folder.

The procedure:





Quote:
* Copy the contents of \Windows\Minidump to another (temporary) location somewhere on your machine.
* Zip up the copy.
* Attach the ZIP archive to your post using the "paperclip" (file attachments) button.
*If the files are too large please upload them to a file sharing service like "Rapidshare" and put a link to them in your reply.


To ensure minidumps are enabled:





Quote:
* Go to Start, in the Search Box type: sysdm.cpl, press Enter.
* Under the Advanced tab, click on the Startup and Recovery Settings... button.
* Ensure that Automatically restart is unchecked.
* Under the Write Debugging Information header select Small memory dump (256 kB) in the dropdown box (the 256kb ... Read more

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Description:
Error code 100000d1, parameter1 00000060, parameter2 00000002, parameter3 00000000, parameter4 ba60578c.

For more information, see Help and Support Center at
Data:
0000: 53 79 73 74 65 6d 20 45 System E
0008: 72 72 6f 72 20 20 45 72 rror Er
0010: 72 6f 72 20 63 6f 64 65 ror code
0018: 20 31 30 30 30 30 30 64 100000d
0020: 31 20 20 50 61 72 61 6d 1 Param
0028: 65 74 65 72 73 20 30 30 eters 00
0030: 30 30 30 30 36 30 2c 20 000060,
0038: 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 32 00000002
0040: 2c 20 30 30 30 30 30 30 , 000000
0048: 30 30 2c 20 62 61 36 30 00, ba60
0050: 35 37 38 63 578c

Some body can help me ?
 

A:Random restarts Source:System Error Event Category: (102) Event is 1003

Inside the 1 MiniDump:




BugCheck 100000D1, {60, 2, 0, ba60578c}
Probably caused by : nvata.sys ( nvata+1378c )Click to expand...

Uninstall the nvidia drivers from the control panel
Download and install the latest drivers
 

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when I run reboot stress test at Intel platform with win10 Desktop RS1 version, after some cylces test, XHCI controller show yellow bang. Event viewer showed that event id is 14.  I want to know the indication of
StartDeviceFailReason equals 3. I cannot find more info about this failure from website.Thanks a lot!









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Provider











[
Name]
Microsoft-Windows-USB-USBXHCI










[
Guid]
{30E1D284-5D88-459C-83FD-6345B39B19EC}




















EventID
14



















Version
0



















Level
2



















Task
0



















Opcode
0



















Keywords
0x8000400000000000

















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TimeCreated











[
SystemTime]
2016-11-25T19:48:29.908393500Z




















EventRecordID
7099


















Correlation

















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Execution











[
ProcessID]
4










[
ThreadID]
232




















Channel
System



















Computer
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Security











[
UserID]
S-1-5-18












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EventData










fid_UcxController
0x187f9ddd64a8







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I am on Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit. When I switched on my computer on 10/13/16, the user profile service started successfully. Computer monitor was active but black screen. When I checked on the event viewer for 10/13/16, under General-
Windows cannot load classes registry file. DETAIL- Unspecified error.
Logged name : Application  Source:User Profile Service Logged on:10/13/2016 9:24:46 AM Event ID:1542 Task Category: None Level: Error  Keywords: None User:SYSTEM
The winlogon  notification subscriber<Sens> was unavailable to handle a notification event.

Logged name: Application   Source: Winlogon   Logged on:10/13/2016 9:24:47 AM   Event ID:6000 Task Category : None     Level: Information  Keywords: Classical  User : N/A
Can somebody help me figure out what were stated in the event viewer?

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I have a 250 gig hard drive (Master) and a 80 gig (Slave) been working fine used the slave for storage All sudden today i go to Drive e Slave and it gives me a ERROR Drive E:/ is not accessible The disk structure is corrupted and unreadable. I changed the drive letter to J:/ and restarted cpu to run chkdsk. chkdsk started to run but stoped and said corrupt master file unable to access hard drive. Any suggestions or any way to recover data save on this drive. It was the original hd in this dell cpu about 4 years old. Thanks for any help.
 

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So basically my pc restarts whenever it wants its getting really annoying, it comes up with serious error and it either says its device drivers or ram, but ive tested my ram with the windows diag and mem test with no errors, and ive updated all my drivers, so im not sure, any help would be muchly appreciated,

this is from the event viewer, ill have to post a copy of my next serious error report and anything else that would be helpful, thanks and plz plz plz help


Event Type: Error
Event Source: System Error
Event Category: (102)
Event ID: 1003
Date: 4/21/2007
Time: 2:34:13 AM
User: N/A
Computer: EZMIKE
Description:
Error code 1000008e, parameter1 c0000005, parameter2 805607c5, parameter3 f3283a84, parameter4 00000000.

For more information, see Help and Support Center at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp.
Data:
0000: 53 79 73 74 65 6d 20 45 System E
0008: 72 72 6f 72 20 20 45 72 rror Er
0010: 72 6f 72 20 63 6f 64 65 ror code
0018: 20 31 30 30 30 30 30 38 1000008
0020: 65 20 20 50 61 72 61 6d e Param
0028: 65 74 65 72 73 20 63 30 eters c0
0030: 30 30 30 30 30 35 2c 20 000005,
0038: 38 30 35 36 30 37 63 35 805607c5
0040: 2c 20 66 33 32 38 33 61 , f3283a
0048: 38 34 2c 20 30 30 30 30 84, 0000
0050: 30 30 30 30 0000
 

A:System Error - Event Category (102) - Event ID 1003 Windows OS

got these last 4 minidumps too
 

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Good Evening,

My PC is steadily failing with a variety of blue screen errors -

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Event Type: Error
Event Source: System Error
Event Category: (102)
Event ID: 1003
Date: 07/10/2010
Time: 00:06:29
User: N/A
Computer: PHIL-E2A3E8C94F
Description:
Error code 1000000a, parameter1 806f8360, parameter2 000000ff, parameter3 00000008, parameter4 806f8360.

Data:
0000: 53 79 73 74 65 6d 20 45 System E
0008: 72 72 6f 72 20 20 45 72 rror Er
0010: 72 6f 72 20 63 6f 64 65 ror code
0018: 20 31 30 30 30 30 30 30 1000000
0020: 61 20 20 50 61 72 61 6d a Param
0028: 65 74 65 72 73 20 38 30 eters 80
0030: 36 66 38 33 36 30 2c 20 6f8360,
0038: 30 30 30 30 30 30 66 66 000000ff
0040: 2c 20 30 30 30 30 30 30 , 000000
0048: 30 38 2c 20 38 30 36 66 08, 806f
0050: 38 33 36 30 8360

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Event Type: Error
Event Source: System Error
Event Category: (102)
Event ID: 1003
Date: 06/10/2010
Time: 22:23:54
User: N/A
Computer: PHIL-E2A3E8C94F
Description:
Error code 10000050, parameter1 e4733000, parameter2 00000000, parameter3 80582627, parameter4 00000001.


Data:
0000: 53 79 73 74 65 6d 20 45 System E
0008: 72 72 6f 72 20 20 45 72 rror Er
0010: 72 6f 72 20 63 6f 64 65 ror code
0018: 20 31 30 30 30 30 30 35 10... Read more

A:System Error - Event Category (102) - Event ID 1003 Windows OS

are these errors occurring out of the blue or do they happen when you run certain things? did you recently install new drivers or updates? posting the full specs of your machine and which operating system would also be helpful.
 

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Hi Team,

Is there any patch released for vulnerability related to "Microsoft Windows NTFS 3.1 Master File Table Denial of Service Vulnerability - Zero Day". Or any workaround for it.

Regards,
Dharmveer

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Hello, I recently tried to filter events of the .NET runtime provider by their event ID. This should be accomplished through enabling the .NET runtime provider with
EVENT_FILTER_TYPE_EVENT_ID flag being set in the EVENT_FILTER_DESCRIPTOR structure, unfortunately the
EnableTraceEx2 function returns 87. If I try to enable the provider with the
EVENT_FILTER_TYPE_SCHEMATIZED flag instead of the EVENT_FILTER_TYPE_EVENT_ID, the provider gets enabled so I came to the conclusion that the
EVENT_FILTER_TYPE_EVENT_ID is the invalid parameter.

Enabling the session:
The LogFileMode member of the EVENT_TRACE_PROPERTIES
structure is set to EVENT_TRACE_FILE_MODE_CIRCULAR, EVENT_TRACE_PRIVATE_LOGGER_MODE
AND EVENT_TRACE_PRIVATE_IN_PROC (<- supports this mode scoped filters?).

According to
MSDN enabling scoped filters should be possible for private logging mode sessions or am I missing something?


Useful MSDN links:

Logging Mode ConstantsEVENT_TRACE_PROPERTIES structureSystem Error CodesEVENT_FILTER_DESCRIPTOR structure including filter typesWhat's New in Event Tracing (includes scoped filter availability statement)

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