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Re: Getting MFT info from NTFS!

by esskar (Deacon)
on Jan 16, 2006 at 10:17 UTC ( #523447=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Getting MFT info from NTFS!

Hi, i'm not sure which information you want but i know of the NTFS_STATISTICS structure. Use the controlcode FSCTL_FILESYSTEM_GET_STATISTICS for querying this information


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Re^2: Getting MFT info from NTFS!
by Ace128 (Hermit) on Jan 16, 2006 at 11:33 UTC
    Well, basicly I wanna get all sectors (in right order aswell) a file lies in on hd! Since I made an application in Perl to read raw, it would be even more nice if I could get that info out (in case of a crasch, I could have that information saved somewhere, eventhough the ntfs mtf is gone. You know, even if the filestructure is gone, data may still be recoverable!) So, I wanna find a way to get that out _before_ its too late! This is ofcource specially needed when the hd is fragmented. Else there is no real problem...

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