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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 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 Repeat steps 1 and use arrow keys and go to Diagnostics and perform an express test. permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]griffmundo 0 points1 point2 points 3 years ago(0 children)Yes I am aware of this I was just spelling it out correctly as the command sounds. http://infiniglobalnet.com/error-code/dell-error-code-0142-status-79.html

Share this post Link to post Share on other sites Marcus    Elite Member Honorary Members 590 posts Location: London, UK ID: 4   Posted February 11, 2010 Sapna, worth considering, Mumbodog, Dec 30, 2008 #7 Sponsor This thread has been Locked and is not open to further replies. Problem is, once I finally boot up to my desktop, I have only about 1-2 minutes before my PC locks up so hard diamonds pop out of the DVD drive (sarcasm). It is a new hdd, and nothing happened to it, or the last one for that matter.

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I have a Dell Inspiron E1505. Remember the commercial all......"Hey Dude, you got a piece of junk" (and paid out the ass for it to boot!!!!!) Dell you are making junk and I have had about enough Note: bios was showing my HD so maybe my problem is elsewhere. BS. "unmountable boot volume.." then BS goes way quickly and computer does re-start. 2nd.

Bottom line: you need to replace the drive. Select boot from CD/DVD drive For me windows loaded some files and gave me an option to either install windows or repair. They can also share their tools of the trade and computer repair methods. Error Code 2000-01-42 http://support.dell.com/support/topi...ED2&doclang=en This has worked out for myself and i do hope it works for you.

But, before we do that, there is something I have to check with you first. Off it went and a new HDD installed. 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 http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_vista-update/unable-to-boot-error-2000-0142/2deb7584-b268-41ad-b3ec-629247c28b16 The old one, I am sure died.

It's more likely an electronic than a mechanical failure. Hard Drive Error Code 2000-0146 There is a chance you could temporarily make the drive usable again through the checkdisc /r command. If not you'll need to get one yourself. Join Date Sep 2011 Posts 1 2000-0142 means the drive is failing its own self-test routine.

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Articles Blogs Advanced Search Forum PC Hardware Troubleshooting and Assistance Storage Dell Error Code 2000-0142 Custom Search Join the PC homebuilding revolution! It may take some arguing, but insist on it. Hard Drive 0 Self Test Unsuccessful Status 7 Can we try another way?I have no idea if it's 32-bit or 64-bit - anyway that I can check? (Sorry!)THanks. Hard Drive Error Code 0142 Repair Tip EDIT: sapna, I've also sent you a PM with details of another method you could try.

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? his comment is here Could something internally be causing my harddrives to fail? Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. Some stuff about Boot CDs & Data Recovery Basics & Back-up using Knoppix. Dell Hard Drive Error Code 2000-0151

Reply With Quote 03-03-2011,02:12 PM #10 Contrarian007 View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles New Member - Welcome! I've already had a warning for helping someone with malware removal, so I don't want to get another one.Please let me know what you want to do. A memory test is quick and easy and will answer that question. http://infiniglobalnet.com/error-code/dell-diagnostics-error-code-0142-status-79.html Bear in mind, i didnt have to do it, but will post it here anyway.

One morning, I woke up, and there was a command prompt looking screen that said something like "could not locate SATA". Dell Validation Code It is slowing down to a snail and giving the 0142 error code again! Elvandil, Dec 28, 2008 #5 markwalk Thread Starter Joined: Apr 9, 2008 Messages: 17 Well, I guess problem is solved.

You need to know if this was for the hard drive or the Optical Drive, the Dell diagnostics test both, so it could mean there was no data cd/dvd in the

Insert your OS disk into your cd/dvd drive As the machine boots up - it should have an option to hit F2 or F12 Hit the F12 key This will give Get a grip "I REPETE" There's no place like 127.0.0.1 Reply With Quote 01-05-2011,02:20 AM #9 uxayan View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles New Member - Welcome! Good Luck. Dell Hard Drive Error Code 0146 Try to post that here.

permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]ORD_to_SFO[S] 0 points1 point2 points 3 years ago(2 children)I think the warranty is up. If you are running Vista and can boot up, go to Start > Search and type: mdsched.exe Choose to run a memory diagnostic on next boot. Join Date Mar 2011 Posts 1 Dell Error Code 2000-0142 on Blue Screen I have Dell Inspiron 1545 with Vista. navigate here Turn on computer and at the first Dell Logo hit F12 to enter boot options2.

Join Date Mar 2012 Posts 1 Long Live The Internet And Dad_Rules! Since I can't boot up windows nor the booting installation cd, is there another way to fix this without a hard drive replacement? Use a utility such as "testdisk", or boot up from a live ubuntu dvd to copy anything important off of it, or make a complete copy of that drive providing you Advertisements do not imply our endorsement of that product or service. 403.

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