Help with TestDisk, fixing master file table

  1.    20 Jul 2016 #1

    Help with TestDisk, fixing master file table

    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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  2.    21 Jul 2016 #2

    I don't know TestDisk well but I'd guess you are selecting a partition , (with a drive letter eg C: \ ) rather than the Disk which would be something like Disk /dev/sda
      My ComputerSystem Spec


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