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Old 06-16-2012, 11:46 AM
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Default Bad MFT - Repairable?

I have a seagate hard drive with a corrupt MFT. Each time the machine is booted
it takes longer and longer to start any program or task.

I used Acronis to make a full image of the drive and restored it to a new SSD,

The newly cloned SSD boots fine, but when I try to clone the new SSD to
another SSD Acronis fails almost immediately saying the MFT is corrupt.

Is there a way to repair the MFT on the original drive or repair the MFT on the
newly imaged SSD?
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Old 06-16-2012, 01:45 PM
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testdisk maybe? Isn't the MFT part of teh boot sector/MBR/partition table?
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Old 06-16-2012, 02:27 PM
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If you already have a newly cloned SSD that boots fine then

1) Use the other good drive, format and load the OS
2) Copy the data from the cloned SSD
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