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Advertisement markwalk Thread Starter Joined: Apr 9, 2008 Messages: 17 Good afternoon, I'm having a problem as follows: My Inspiron 1525 laptop isn't booting, since yesterday. Find The PC Guide helpful? Now Fresh Install Your Windows And You Should Be Good To Go !!! Dells use F2 to enter the BIOS setup. Check This Out

Though it didn't work for me, let me know if this procedure works for you. A totally failed drive (or one with inadequate or absent power supply etc) won't appear in the BIOS setup, which is one thing you should check/have checked with the original drive. MemScope (Floppy and CD images.) Microsoft Memory Test (floppy or CD ISO image) Memtest86 If you have enough memory sticks, you can test them by removing one at a time and Reply With Quote 04-16-2012,05:19 PM #22 f1rebolt View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles Neophyte Geek Join Date Apr 2012 Posts 2 Thanks Thanks man! Clicking Here

Hard Drive 0 Self Test Unsuccessful Status 7

Hope you get it sorted and your data has been backed up. thanx Reply With Quote 12-10-2011,06:03 AM #17 zakria View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles New Member - Welcome! http://support.dell.com/support/topi...ED2&doclang=en This has worked out for myself and i do hope it works for you. Instead of automatically replacing the HD, I Googled the error message and found this (below) at www.pcguide.com  (here's the original thread) This is what I did after piecing together snippets of

Laucnh windows 7. Advertisement Recent Posts Outlook 2013 Sent email folder... Hopefully I have just saved some of you some real headaches. Error Code 2000-01-42 It brings you to a command prompt : Type in CHKDSK or Type in CHKDSK/R Hit the ENTER key Once your machine has finished and repairing the hard drive, type EXIT

Select boot from CD/DVD drive For me windows loaded some files and gave me an option to either install windows or repair. Dell Error Code 0142 Status Byte 79 Join Date Apr 2010 Posts 1 Dell error 2000-0142 I am on my 3rd COUNT EM THIRD hard drive for a Dell Latitude d630. If its under warranty you can call Dell for a replacement hard drive. useful reference Sign In Now Sign in to follow this Followers 1 Go To Topic Listing General Windows PC Help Recently Browsing 0 members No registered users viewing this page.

Bottom line: you need to replace the drive. Hard Drive Error Code 2000-0146 I can get around replacing hdds, ram or fans, but that is about my limit. What is wrong!? All rights reserved.REDDIT and the ALIEN Logo are registered trademarks of reddit inc.Advertise - technologyπRendered by PID 24124 on app-583 at 2016-11-20 01:26:18.518371+00:00 running 220e8da country code: EE.

Dell Error Code 0142 Status Byte 79

BTW, what make and model is your HDD? Or, you can boot from the DVD and run it from there. Hard Drive 0 Self Test Unsuccessful Status 7 Now, coincidences do happen but I can't help thinking they put an iffy 'refurb' drive in that they hoped would last longer that the warranty, rather than a new drive. Hard Drive Error Code 0142 Repair Tip If its under warranty.

ERROR The requested URL could not be retrieved The following error was encountered while trying to retrieve the URL: http://0.0.0.3/ Connection to 0.0.0.3 failed. http://winhq.net/error-code/dell-dst-error-0146.html A memory test is quick and easy and will answer that question. It brings you to a command prompt : Type in CHKDSK or Type in CHKDSK/R Hit the ENTER key Once your machine has finished and repairing the hard drive, type EXIT It's easy! Dell Hard Drive Error Code 2000-0151

Reply With Quote 03-27-2009,01:43 AM #3 duskfall View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles Neophyte Geek Join Date Mar 2009 Posts 2 Thank you for the info! Bear in mind, i didnt have to do it, but will post it here anyway. I am going to have to call these morons again tomorrow and tell them that the hard drive is going out again. this contact form I'll know better next time you are on watch.....

Upon looking up this code all I have found is that the harddrive failed. Dell Validation Code Take nice care of yourselves - Paul - ♪ - Help to start using BiNG. I just had to make sure, that's all.

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Bear in mind, i didnt have to do it, but will post it here anyway. Received the Blue Screen and after not being able to boot up in safe mode, or in safe mode with networking, or safe mode with command prompts. Thanks again for your reply. Dell Hard Drive Error Code 0146 Don't make a mistake and get a Dell Dude.

Keeps rebooting to the above. Can I buy something to connect the scorpion 2.5in drive to my pc? sytormstornado replied Nov 19, 2016 at 7:48 PM Slows down and freezes CoolBurn replied Nov 19, 2016 at 7:06 PM Help Brittany7 replied Nov 19, 2016 at 7:01 PM A -W navigate here Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/784160 Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account?

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Goes to show how much Dell supports folks know... Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. PRESTO THE STUPID DELL LAPTOP IS NOW BOOTING UP AND IS NOW HAVING ALL ITS DATA BACKED UP. Update… October 23, 2012 Techs removed the HD and found no sign of life.

Message to end users Please direct questions seeking support to the following subreddits: r/techsupport r/24hoursupport You will have a lot better chance of getting your question answered, as this subreddit is Power on. The BIOS is OS independent and so has nothing to do with WinXP versus Win7 having been installed per se other than Win7 is more likely to have native drivers for Reply With Quote 09-23-2011,06:25 AM #13 gabriella28 View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles New Member - Welcome!

The message is something like "harddrive 0 - self test unsuccessful = status 79″ UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME". Now that's Service! Share this post Link to post Share on other sites marktreg    Elite Member Trusted Advisors 831 posts ID: 13   Posted February 14, 2010 There's always a chance that your markwalk, Dec 28, 2008 #3 Mumbodog Joined: Oct 3, 2007 Messages: 7,891 If Dell wants to send you a new hard drive, firmly request that they send one with the Operating

Power on, Launch start up repair, Default blue desktop wall paper loads (no icons), then nothing. diagnostics. "error code 0142". Hard Drive?