Dells use F2 to enter the BIOS setup. 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? Click here to join today! Called Dell to obtain Key for re-installing operating system if necessary to fix problem, but was informed that the Key is not necessary for the installation. http://infiniglobalnet.com/error-code/dell-diagnostics-error-code-0142-status-79.html
It would lock up, and I thought I had a virus. If its under warranty you can call Dell for a replacement hard drive. http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/l.../bb491051.aspx Reply With Quote Page 1 of 2 12 Last Jump to page: Quick Navigation Storage Top Site Areas Settings Private Messages Subscriptions Who's Online Search Forums Forums Home Forums Forum permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]Pacers31Colts18Drowning in Work 0 points1 point2 points 3 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
The current drive might have errors on it but you wouldn't even get the options to boot into safe mode etc if no access at all to the windows partition had Not looking forward to replacing the drive as its is buried under the keyboard and DVD drive, both of which need removing to get at it. Moreover, Dell informed that the error code signified that the Hard Drive had crashed and had to be replaced, and support would be provided at cost.
Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. Don't buy a Dell you will be sorry especially after what you have to pay for it. it worked for me cheers Reply With Quote 05-14-2012,04:44 PM #24 iPreferMacs View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles New Member - Welcome! Dell Validation Code After trawling through countless forums and numerous google combinations seeking info on this issue, no one seemed to be able to offer a solution to get the machine operational to be
I'll know better next time you are on watch..... Hard Drive 0 Self Test Unsuccessful Status 7 I selected repair I was then asked for the admin password -- typed it in. Reply With Quote 03-20-2012,03:48 PM #19 linda8055 View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles New Member - Welcome! Don't make a mistake and get a Dell Dude.
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. Dell Hard Drive Error Code 0146 Thank you all for your replies, and a happy new year. I have also found another command that could be tried if the above fails. Hard Drive?
Reply With Quote 05-23-2012,09:37 PM #25 MeanGenius View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles New Member - Welcome! https://www.reddit.com/r/computertechs/comments/1q5tpp/i_ran_diagnostic_on_my_dell_pc_got_error_code/ 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 Hard Drive Error Code 0142 Repair Tip 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 Error Code 2000-01-42 SO, ANOTHER WAY TO START FROM DISK?
Share this post Link to post Share on other sites marktreg Elite Member Trusted Advisors 831 posts ID: 3 Posted February 11, 2010 Hi sapna,Is this problem in any http://infiniglobalnet.com/error-code/dell-xps-error-code-0142.html Hope you get it sorted and your data has been backed up. Thread Status: Not open for further replies. No, create an account now. Dell Hard Drive Error Code 2000-0151
Update… October 20, 2012 Didn't work for me. it worked for me cheers Reply With Quote 04-16-2012,05:21 PM #23 f1rebolt View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles Neophyte Geek Join Date Apr 2012 Posts 2 Thanks That's about 5 or 6 weeks after its installation. Check This Out Reply With Quote 04-01-2010,12:44 AM #7 Paul Komski View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries Visit Homepage View Articles Chicken-head-eating GeekModerator Join Date Oct 2001 Location N of the S
Take nice care of yourselves - Paul - ♪ - Help to start using BiNG. Error Code 2000-0142 Status 7 Posting Requirements To post submissions, your account must meet one of the below requirements: Be at least 1 month old Have at least 10 comment karma If you don't satisfy at Total cost $198 Followed dad rules ok's suggestion below on my computer and everthing was set up as before and back to normal..
PRESTO THE STUPID DELL LAPTOP IS NOW BOOTING UP AND IS NOW HAVING ALL ITS DATA BACKED UP. This sounds much more like a poor or loose (either data or power) cable/connection to the HDD or even a faulty PSU. Could something internally be causing my harddrives to fail? Dell Error Code 2000-0146 Reply With Quote 09-28-2011,06:21 AM #14 Roho View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles Neophyte Geek Join Date Aug 2011 Posts 2 Currently, only WD & Toshiba offer
Take nice care of yourselves - Paul - ♪ - Help to start using BiNG. After trawling through countless forums and numerous google combinations seeking info on this issue, no one seemed to be able to offer a solution to get the machine operational to be You won't be able to vote or comment. 123I ran diagnostic on my Dell PC, got error code: 2000-0142. this contact form See here for more.
Share this post Link to post Share on other sites sapna_chavda Regular Member Topic Starter Honorary Members 98 posts ID: 8 Posted February 13, 2010 I have searched high Join Date May 2012 Posts 1 Taking the hard drive out should be easy, there are only 2 screws. Turn on computer and at the first Dell Logo hit F12 to enter boot options2. Some stuff about Boot CDs & Data Recovery Basics & Back-up using Knoppix.
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 Please try the request again. Register a new account Sign in Already have an account? Now that's Service!
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When a message of incorrect command is returned, it's because the command was not typed in correctly. You haven't actually specified which option is being suggested to swap. permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]blaize9 0 points1 point2 points 3 years ago(1 child)Don't forget to start doing backups next time. Sign in here.