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Join Date Dec 2011 Posts 1 Big thanks to "dad rules ok". You can make bootable CD's or floppies. Same Error code!6 month old Dell Inspiron N5030, Reinstall New clear Win 7. While the computer was automatically installing a Windows update while shutting down, the computer battery power went off. have a peek at these guys

There are a few great utilities that excel here should that be the need. Its not a matter of IF its a matter of WHEN. But, if you like, we can try to get the computer booting up so that you can save any important data more easily.If you want to try this, and you have Oh oh… got the dreaded Blue Screen of Death and Dell's infamous "Code 2000-0142" on my Dell Studio 17 Laptop. http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/19463826

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I selected repair I was then asked for the admin password -- typed it in. Reply With Quote 12-08-2011,08:15 AM #16 captaint View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles Neophyte Geek Join Date Dec 2011 Posts 2 (dutch btw) what if i cannot As for the rest, Maxtor never shipped 2.5" drives in any volume, and hasn't existed as an independent in years.

These are all the distributors that were mentioned: Ingram Micro Tech Data Synnex Related Subreddits TechSupport r/techsupport r/24hoursupport r/ComputerDIY r/buildapc IT Professional Information r/networking r/malware r/netsec r/sysadmin r/mobilerepair IT Stories r/talesfromtechsupport markwalk, Dec 28, 2008 #1 Sponsor Mumbodog Joined: Oct 3, 2007 Messages: 7,891 Error Code 0142 (Msg: 2000-0142 / Msg: HD1 Status: 79) It means "Drive Self Test failed" this Take nice care of yourselves - Paul - ♪ - Help to start using BiNG. Hard Drive Error Code 0142 Status 79 The Blue Screen came up with : error code : 0142 message error code : 2000-0142 message : harddrive 1 - self test unsuccessful = status 79 Another diagnostic message UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME

The message is something like "harddrive 0 - self test unsuccessful = status 79″ UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME". Dell Hard Drive Test Error Code 0142 Is this true? tests can't read model, firmware or serial (Unknown), can read only Capacity (250.05 GB). http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_vista-update/error-problem-0142-after-running-diagnostics-test/1ed426b6-b7d5-4794-8477-8e688053de4a Windows 7 Help Forums Windows 7 help and support Hardware & Devices » User Name Remember Me?

Sign Up All Content All Content This Topic This Forum Advanced Search Browse Forums Guidelines Staff Online Users Members More Activity All Activity My Activity Streams Unread Content Content I Started How To Fix Error Code 2000-0142 Good Luck. I will check the warranty status, location, system configuration and help you accordingly. Bear in mind, i didnt have to do it, but will post it here anyway.

Dell Hard Drive Test Error Code 0142

Run the PSAs again and if you get the same error replace the HDD but if you get a 2000-0146 that indicates the DST Log contains previous error(s). Reply With Quote 09-23-2011,05:25 AM #13 gabriella28 View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles New Member - Welcome! Error Code 0142 Dell Like 0 You have posted to a forum that requires a moderator to approve posts before they are publicly available. Hard Drive Dst Short Test Error Code 0142 Select boot from CD/DVD drive For me windows loaded some files and gave me an option to either install windows or repair.

Any ideas? More about the author It is slowing down to a snail and giving the 0142 error code again! Can you let me know what my replacement is. Thank you! Hard Drive Error Code 0142 Repair Tip

If the failure follows the memory module, replace that module. Yet my machine still wouldn't book. I know it sounds stupid but I've seen it work. http://thewebparrots.com/error-code/dst-short-test-fail-error-code-0142.php Power on.

Use chkdsk/r to repair the drive. Dell Validation Code Goes to show how much Dell supports folks know... Community Dell.com Search Shop Support Community Home Support Forums Blogs Groups What Do I Buy Owners Club TechCenter FAQ's More ...

http://support.dell.com/support/topi...ED2&doclang=en This has worked out for myself and i do hope it works for you.

my Dells:Optiplex 3020 - Windows 7 Pro 64-bitPrecision M6300 - Windows 10 Pro 64-bitPrecision M6300 - Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa / Ubuntu 12.04.5 dual-bootLatitude D620 - XP Pro SP3 Like 0 All Replies Posted by bonpo_dojo on 27 Aug 2012 11:03 Does this error messgage mean that the HD is broken and needs to be replaced? Mumbodog, Dec 28, 2008 #2 markwalk Thread Starter Joined: Apr 9, 2008 Messages: 17 Exactly what I feared. Dell Hard Drive Error Code 2000-0151 If for some reason chkdsk keeps canceling its self use the command chkntfs /t:0.

D & E return the error I mentioned. I just got a copy from a friend that suggested it and basically gave me the same instructions you did. SO, ANOTHER WAY TO START FROM DISK? http://thewebparrots.com/error-code/dst-short-test-error-0142.php I discovered I could try to repair windows using the Windows Recovery Console.

That's about 5 or 6 weeks after its installation. permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]Pacers31Colts18Drowning in Work 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago(1 child)Write down all the error codes, typically when I have dealt with Dell, they want 2 or 3 2000-0142 codes not just 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. Technician Resources ISO Index ISO Index Post Technician Websites The Fix List Technibble Bleeping Computer Ticketing/Help Desk Software Spiceworks ConnectWise ServiceDesk Plus Footprints Request Tracker RepairShopr IT Training Professor Messer CCNA

Join Date Apr 2011 Posts 1 Having problems repairing... permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]ORD_to_SFO[S] 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago(0 children)Thank you for this advice, I think this is the beat course of action permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]OmegaVesko 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago(1 child)chkdsk, not checkdisk. My System Specs OS XP, Vista, W7 64bit Home Premium CPU Intel Core Duo 6850 3.0 ghz @ 3.7 ghz Motherboard Asus P5E Memory 4GB Corsair DDR 2 PC-6400 Graphics Card If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started.

So I found my Windows CD and booted from it and went to the Repair option.