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No, create an account now. Can we try another way?I have no idea if it's 32-bit or 64-bit - anyway that I can check? (Sorry!)THanks. I've tried it on drives A through to F. Total cost $198 Followed dad rules ok's suggestion below on my computer and everthing was set up as before and back to normal.. http://csimonitoring.com/error-code/error-0142-msg-2000-0142.php

Select boot from CD/DVD drive For me windows loaded some files and gave me an option to either install windows or repair. 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. Reply With Quote 03-31-2010,11:57 PM #8 Fruss Tray Ted View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles Dumpster Diver Extraordinaire Join Date Feb 2002 Location Nor'East USA Posts 5,505 Take nice care of yourselves - Paul - ♪ - Help to start using BiNG. http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/disk-drives/f/3534/t/19507423

Dell Diagnostics Error Code 0142 Status 79

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 Join Date Mar 2012 Posts 1 Long Live The Internet And Dad_Rules! Bottom line: you need to replace the drive. Dell has gone to hell in a hand basket.

Hard Drive? permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]griffmundo 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago(0 children)Yes I am aware of this I was just spelling it out correctly as the command sounds. Logged Vllig losgelst von der Erde schwebt das Raumschiff vllig schwerelos. Hard Drive Error Code 0142 Repair Tip It would lock up, and I thought I had a virus.

it worked for me cheers Reply With Quote 05-14-2012,03:44 PM #24 iPreferMacs View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles New Member - Welcome! You need to decide if it is worth paying to get this 2008 model Dell repaired. Reply With Quote 03-31-2010,11:34 PM #6 alvintustigjr View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles New Member - Welcome! http://www.pcguide.com/vb/showthread.php?69036-Dell-Error-Code-2000-0142 Reply With Quote 12-07-2011,10:55 PM #15 RunninOnE8 View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles New Member - Welcome!

Share this post Link to post Share on other sites sapna_chavda    Regular Member Topic Starter Honorary Members 98 posts ID: 6   Posted February 11, 2010 yardbird - no warranty Hard Drive 0 Self Test Unsuccessful Status 7 It's easy! Hopefully I have just saved some of you some real headaches. 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?

Dell Hard Drive Error Code 0142 Status 79

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). https://www.reddit.com/r/computertechs/comments/1q5tpp/i_ran_diagnostic_on_my_dell_pc_got_error_code/ F8 does nothing. Dell Diagnostics Error Code 0142 Status 79 While the computer was automatically installing a Windows update while shutting down, the computer battery power went off. Dell Error Code 0142 Status Byte 79 Please, no discussion of black hat hacker/cracker techniques outside of prevention or historical context.

A memory test is quick and easy and will answer that question. useful reference SHESHETopic StarterBeginnerThanked: 1 Hard disk problem « on: June 20, 2011, 11:19:09 AM » Hello everyone!About 5 months ago I posted about my hard drive being out on my Dell Inspiron At this point given what seems to have been found it would not be advisable to believe that you HAVE another HDD failure. 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. Error Code 0142 Status 49

I selected repair I was then asked for the admin password -- typed it in. How easy is it to reach? Even if I select "Start windows normally" it does the same as above.Please help!!Thank you ever so muchSapna Share this post Link to post Share on other sites yardbird    Forum my review here Laucnh windows 7.

Forum New Posts FAQ Calendar Community Groups Albums Member List Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Quick Links Today's Posts View Site Leaders What's New? Dell Error Code 0142 Fix Please message us so that we can take care of it. Burn it to a cd using a dedicated .iso burning utility (http://www.petri.co.il/how_to_write_iso_files_to_cd.htm), make sure the cd drive is at the top of the boot order in bios, then boot to the

MemScope (Floppy and CD images.) Microsoft Memory Test (floppy or CD ISO image) Memtest86 If you have enough memory sticks, you can test them by removing one at a time and

Join our site today to ask your question. Sign in here. 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. Error Code 2000-0142 Status 7 The warranty expired 2 weeks ago and the replacement hard-drive expired last night!

SHESHETopic StarterBeginnerThanked: 1 Re: Hard disk problem « Reply #14 on: June 20, 2011, 02:32:21 PM » Quote from: Allan on June 20, 2011, 01:43:16 PMTo check the ram, download memtest 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, 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 get redirected here Don't make a mistake and get a Dell Dude.

I am not allowed to help people who have posted the same problem in the Malware Removal forum. look at it..regards. 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 I selected repair I was then asked for the admin password -- typed it in.

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. I saw the software on WD's site, but if the laptop won't start windows I can't download it there. It reaches Vista's loading screen (the one with the moving filling bar and the "© Microsoft Corporation" below) but doesn't go any further. 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

Thank you all for your replies, and a happy new year. truenorth Logged Salmon TroutGeniusThanked: 838 Computer: Specs Experience: Experienced OS: Other Re: Hard disk problem « Reply #11 on: June 20, 2011, 02:02:17 PM » Quote from: truenorth on June 20, However in view of this "since I don't know a ton about computers" i want to make sure you understand what is being stated. SMF 2.0.11 | SMF © 2015, Simple Machines Page created in 0.132 seconds with 23 queries.

http://support.dell.com/support/topi...ED2&doclang=en This has worked out for myself and i do hope it works for you. thanx Reply With Quote 12-10-2011,05:03 AM #17 zakria View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles New Member - Welcome! markwalk, Dec 28, 2008 #3 Mumbodog Joined: Oct 3, 2007 Messages: 7,891 If Dell wants to send you a new hard drive, firmly request that they send one with the Operating 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

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