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How do we start it in safe mode..I am not tech savvy, but willing to give a try. Select boot from CD/DVD drive For me windows loaded some files and gave me an option to either install windows or repair. POWER IT OFF, and back it up now! Thanks again for your reply. http://darrenmanning.com/error-code/disk-read-error-code-0142.html

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Error Code 0142 Dell

Error Code 2000-0142 This question has been answered by gprasadjoshi Posted by bonpo_dojo on 27 Aug 2012 11:02 Dear forum / Dell support guru's, Please help. Oh oh… got the dreaded Blue Screen of Death and Dell's infamous "Code 2000-0142" on my Dell Studio 17 Laptop. Join our site today to ask your question.

To learn all commands type the word help and press enter. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. I guess lets hope she finds the disc. Hard Drive Error Code 0142 Status 79 This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations.

Do you want to continuetesting? >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ** Hard Drive 0 – DSTShort Test ** Test Results : Fail Error Code 2000-0142 Validation 27607 Msg: Hard Drive 0 –S/N WD-WX61E41CHS37, self test Dell Hard Drive Test Error Code 0142 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 Then I tried booting it from the windows DVD only to be baffled by the same error. http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_vista-update/error-problem-0142-after-running-diagnostics-test/1ed426b6-b7d5-4794-8477-8e688053de4a Like 0 You have posted to a forum that requires a moderator to approve posts before they are publicly available.

I am only allowed to help with non-malware related problems because I have not finished my malware removal training yet. How To Fix Error Code 2000-0142 Try to post that here. Thank you! Hardware & Devices Dell Inspiron m5010 blue screen to error code 2000-0151Alright so I have a dell inspiron m5010 and it blue screened once then I shut it down and it

Dell Hard Drive Test Error Code 0142

Oh well, at least it is, yes, still under warranty. Reply With Quote 03-27-2009,12:43 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! Error Code 0142 Dell All Activity Home General Computer Help and Security Updates General Windows PC Help Windows Start up Error Privacy Policy Contact Us Back to Top Malwarebytes Community Software by Invision Power Services, Hard Drive Dst Short Test Error Code 0142 Memory - Integrity test failed.

Sign In Sign In Remember me Not recommended on shared computers Sign in anonymously Sign In Forgot your password? Get More Info Luckily I have bought an extended warranty. If a SATA then it can be attached directly to a spare SATA slot on the mobo or if an IDE you could also use a 2.5 to 3.5 converter "gizmo" All rights reserved.REDDIT and the ALIEN Logo are registered trademarks of reddit inc.Advertise - technologyπRendered by PID 19901 on app-535 at 2016-10-09 14:10:05.179302+00:00 running 9927328 country code: NL. Hard Drive Error Code 0142 Repair Tip

I selected repair I was then asked for the admin password -- typed it in. The time now is 10:10 AM. http://support.dell.com/support/topi...ED2&doclang=en This has worked out for myself and i do hope it works for you. useful reference Posted by MichFar on 18 Feb 2013 15:26 Hi, I have a dell inspiron 1545.

Some stuff about Boot CDs & Data Recovery Basics & Back-up using Knoppix. Dell Validation Code It recently crashed while I was on it. So now my computer won't boot in any mode.

Not wanting to give up on my hard drive that easily, I googled to see what I could do.

Once I had entered the Admin password, I got a command prompt and after a bit of searching around I discovered that most of my hard drive seemed to be intact. All Rights Reserved. I just had to make sure, that's all. Dell Hard Drive Error Code 2000-0151 Here is the one that matters "found a bunch of timeout sectors/clusters" 0F00:0232 Disk_0 Block 26982144 Timeout IRQ I think the hard drive is failing Is it still under warranty?

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? 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 I too have experienced similar problem where for no reason our Dell Vostro 1510 laptop just stopped working without warning, no noises, no bumps, no spikes and no other significant identifiable this page I cannot remember the message anymore, but there was no doubt.

Reseat the HDD. It was running fine, but she just wanted to clean it out and bring it back to like new. See here for more. Error code 2000-1042.

tests can't read model, firmware or serial (Unknown), can read only Capacity (250.05 GB). Like 0 You have posted to a forum that requires a moderator to approve posts before they are publicly available. It is not quite clear how (or indeed if) both your original and the current drive have completely failed. It's now working fine, no problems.

The Hard Disk activity light goes off after a while and stays that way forever. On a Dell it ususally means the Optical drive, so ignore this error. Only one needed an RMA for a fault that developed on a display about 6 months after purchase. Installation & Setup Dell Inspiron 1545 Won't boot into safe mode or boot at all.All it does is boot to startup repair.

ND Posts 1,834 Contrarian, Welcome to the forum. Between glad to hear any idea! So -- what you're seeing is well within the failure curve for drives. Reply With Quote 04-16-2012,03:52 PM #21 jenseib View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles Neophyte Geek Join Date Apr 2012 Posts 2 Well I found it can't be