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I'm having a very similar issue here and don't feel confident on attempting to fix it without some knowledgeable guidance, hoping I can get some assistance


  • I mount a volume onto my E partition which displays as D
  • Container became unmountable after motherboard driver update
  • After restoring the volume header from an external backup I was able to mount
  • Then disk showed that it needed to formatted but I was able to overcome that issue.
  • I wasn't able to recover any data with GetDataBack, Recuva, or PhotoRec.

Current Problem:

  • D\: Is Not Accessible ::
  • I mounted the volume and opened it up in Winhex. While there is a lot of random information there are very large blocks of readable information such as chat logs and emails.
  • I get this error :: Drive D: Cannot open "$MFT". Unexpected data at offset C0000000 and offset 2000, Res=-9, Res2=-9

I just need a gentle push towards getting MFT restored and it looks like I'll be off and running.

current status

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Why don't you use Windows Repair Console to repair the MFT? – Ramhound Feb 26 '13 at 13:22
Is this a known fix to issues with a TrueCrypt partition that isn't system? Wouldn't I run the risk of making things even worse? Everything else is working just fine. – nero Feb 26 '13 at 17:05
I am stuck in the same boat as you. I've been using TestDisk to no avail. Were you able to recover the data on your drive after restoring the volume header? – qroberts May 26 '15 at 13:02

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