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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 Q: What does a credit score of 627 mean? Please, be civil to one another during discussion. Select boot from CD/DVD drive For me windows loaded some files and gave me an option to either install windows or repair. navigate here

EXPLORE OTHER CATEGORIES Art & Literature Beauty & Fashion Business & Finance Education Family Food Geography Government & Politics Health History Hobbies & Games Holidays & Celebrations Home & Garden Math Next step is to disconnect the hard disk drive from the system board and then reconnect it. 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. To confirm this, First boot into Setup (Bios) by pressing F2. More Bonuses

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I have a piece of junk Toshiba I bought at Wall Mart on sale at 450.00 that puts this Latitude to shame. Join Date Mar 2011 Posts 1 Dell Error Code 2000-0142 on Blue Screen I have Dell Inspiron 1545 with Vista. Off it went and a new HDD installed. Continue Reading Keep Learning What does the Dell error code 0146 mean?

  • 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
  • You can alternatively remove the 2.5" drive and use an appropriate USB converter cable (or enclosure) to access it from the Windows Lifeguard Diagnostic.
  • I didn't know I was under any obligation to post the exact syntax and command the user was to use.
  • Dells use F2 to enter the BIOS setup.

You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. I am going to have to call these morons again tomorrow and tell them that the hard drive is going out again. Reply With Quote 03-03-2011,02:12 PM #10 Contrarian007 View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles New Member - Welcome! Hard Drive Error Code 2000-0146 After the command prompt - type in FIXBOOT According to the DELL website the error code 2000-0142 is a Drive Self Test failed error code.

Now Fresh Install Your Windows And You Should Be Good To Go !!! See here for more. I can get around replacing hdds, ram or fans, but that is about my limit. http://www.pcguide.com/vb/showthread.php?69036-Dell-Error-Code-2000-0142 permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]ORD_to_SFO[S] 0 points1 point2 points 3 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 3 years ago(1 child)chkdsk, not checkdisk.

Bear in mind, i didnt have to do it, but will post it here anyway. Error Code 2000-0142 Status 7 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. Read the all-new, FREE 200-page online guide: How to Build Your Own PC! NOTE: Using robot software to mass-download the site degrades the server and is prohibited. Bear in mind, i didnt have to do it, but will post it here anyway.

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The time now is 02:15 PM. Find The PC Guide helpful? Hard Drive Error Code 0142 Repair Tip I actually think Dell have improved their act out of all recognition and my most regular fault with them is that if you order a machine on line you don't have Dell Hard Drive Error Code 0146 Total cost $198 Followed dad rules ok's suggestion below on my computer and everthing was set up as before and back to normal..

Reply With Quote 11-12-2009,04:19 AM #5 dad rules ok View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles Neophyte Geek Join Date Nov 2009 Posts 2 have fixed it ERROR check over here Reply With Quote 04-14-2012,12:36 PM #20 jenseib View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles Neophyte Geek Join Date Apr 2012 Posts 2 My Daughters laptop is doing this There is a chance you could temporarily make the drive usable again through the checkdisc /r command. Instructions for BIOS updates vary by manufacturer and should be followed cautiously. Dell Hard Drive Error Code 2000-0151

Unfortunately, a lot of these places are performance-driven due to the number of calls they handle, rather than the quality of service they provide. HDDs don't like being jolted and because they contain electric motors they also don't like fluctuations in their power supply. Chkdsk will return the volume info. http://gigyahosting1.com/error-code/error-code-0142-fix.php f12.

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. Error Code 2000-0142 Validation ND Posts 1,836 Contrarian, Welcome to the forum. 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.

i hope HDD is in bad condition and unable to boot and load OS plz favour some solution/suggestion Remove Advertisements Sponsored Links TechSupportForum.com Advertisement 02-26-2015, 10:57 AM #2

Join Date Apr 2011 Posts 1 Having problems repairing... One morning, I woke up, and there was a command prompt looking screen that said something like "could not locate SATA". Select boot from CD/DVD drive For me windows loaded some files and gave me an option to either install windows or repair. Dell Validation Code Generator What do I do? (self.computertechs)submitted 3 years ago by ORD_to_SFOMy PC was having sporatic issues for about a week.

Reply With Quote 05-23-2012,09:37 PM #25 MeanGenius View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles New Member - Welcome! Reply With Quote 04-01-2010,12:34 AM #6 alvintustigjr View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles New Member - Welcome! It's more likely an electronic than a mechanical failure. weblink This sounds much more like a poor or loose (either data or power) cable/connection to the HDD or even a faulty PSU.

A is the non existent floppy B is a tiny drive of a few MB (??) C is actually a virtual RAM drive with HIMEN.SYS loaded into it. You can also download the ISO image for Seatools in my signature, burn the image to CD using IMGBurn also in my signature and boot off of the newly created CD One of our POS systems as been crashing for months... Join Date Dec 2011 Posts 1 00142 with status 70 is solved by:- A )remove the hdd and put it in the external hdd drive box and set the boot option

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! 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 Anyway, I tried the CHKDSK/f and CHKDSK/r and FIXBOOT fixes suggested here but only got a "invalid command or parameter" error each time. Had the same problem today and thanks to dad_rules, i got it fixed.

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