They replaced the drive and reinstalled the OS and the Dell is now running fine (fingers crossed). EDIT: sapna, I've also sent you a PM with details of another method you could try. ANSDAC Ars Legatus Legionis Tribus: I left my heart in Prussia, but my body lives in Sydney Australia Registered: Jul 9, 2001Posts: 11426 Posted: Wed Feb 10, 2010 9:48 pm Dell permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]ORD_to_SFO[S] 0 points1 point2 points 2 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 2 years ago(1 child)chkdsk, not checkdisk. weblink
I love the suspense! Do not let the tech slur their name. I can get around replacing hdds, ram or fans, but that is about my limit. HDDs don't like being jolted and because they contain electric motors they also don't like fluctuations in their power supply. http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/f/3514/t/18337048
scoobysnacks, Jan 22, 2011 #6 Break_Da Sergeant scoobysnacks said: ↑ Sosa, if you could let me have a download link that would be great. Was freezing up and I hard crashed it by taking out the battery. If it fails then I will replace it, but I'd rather get this one back up and running if possible.Click to expand... Select boot from CD/DVD drive For me windows loaded some files and gave me an option to either install windows or repair.
permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]blaize9 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago(1 child)Don't forget to start doing backups next time. Is there any other test we can run on the hard drive? Don't make a mistake and get a Dell Dude. Dell Epsa Pre Boot System Assessment Regenerator would work to rebuild data on the disc assuming the disc new to move the files to areas 'ok' to save the data.
Make one or the other on your current PC and then put the disk/diskette in the laptop and boot to it in order to check the hard drive. Status byte=79 0F00:0240 DISK_0 - Block 123370309: Address mark not found or media error 0F00:0244 DISK_0 - Block 123370310: Uncorrectable data error or media is write protectedClick to expand... Technician Resources ISO Index ISO Index Post Technician Websites The Fix List Technibble Bleeping Computer Ticketing/Help Desk Software Spiceworks ConnectWise ServiceDesk Plus Footprints Request Tracker RepairShopr IT Training Professor Messer CCNA Any guidance on this would be brilliant guys!
Articles Blogs Advanced Search Forum PC Hardware Troubleshooting and Assistance Storage Dell Error Code 2000-0142 Custom Search Join the PC homebuilding revolution! Dell Epsa Diagnostics 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 Reply With Quote 05-23-2012,08:37 PM #25 MeanGenius View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles New Member - Welcome! Off it went and a new HDD installed.
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://www.sevenforums.com/performance-maintenance/279104-start-up-freezing-long-boot-times.html Am I right to assume this? Dell Error Code 2000-0142 You've done everything you need to once it's backed up. Hard Drive Error Code 0142 Repair Tip Total cost $198 Followed dad rules ok's suggestion below on my computer and everthing was set up as before and back to normal..
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. have a peek at these guys Newegg Amazon Ebay Micro Center TigerDirect Bliss Computers - Laptop LCD Screens Monoprice - Cables Mwave Laptop Battery Store - Laptop Batteries Xoxide - Cases, Case Mods, Heatsinks, etc. Join Date Mar 2010 Posts 1 Dell error 2000-0142 I am on my 3rd COUNT EM THIRD hard drive for a Dell Latitude d630. Take nice care of yourselves - Paul - ♪ - Help to start using BiNG. Dell Epsa Error Codes
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 I selected repair I was then asked for the admin password -- typed it in. Hiren would also have tools to test the HDD to see if the drive is bad. http://fileupster.com/error-code/hard-drive-error-code-2000-0142.html Share this post Link to post Share on other sites Create an account or sign in to comment You need to be a member in order to leave a comment Create
scoobysnacks, Jan 23, 2011 #8 hussaa Private E-2 Hello, I seem to have a similar problem with my Dell XPS. Dell Hard Drive Error Code 2000-0151 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 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
continuum Moderator et Subscriptor Tribus: California Registered: Jul 1, 1999Posts: 79122 Posted: Wed Feb 10, 2010 3:49 pm quote:Windows says the drive is OK Take that with a pound of salt. 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 Upon looking up this code all I have found is that the harddrive failed. Epsa Pre-boot System Assessment Hard Drive Error I have also found another command that could be tried if the above fails.
Reply With Quote 04-16-2012,04:19 PM #22 f1rebolt View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles Neophyte Geek Join Date Apr 2012 Posts 2 Thanks Thanks man! If its under warranty. 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. this content it worked for me cheers Reply With Quote 04-16-2012,04:21 PM #23 f1rebolt View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles Neophyte Geek Join Date Apr 2012 Posts 2 Thanks
Laucnh windows 7. You've saved yourself a lot of time running through the tests while on the phone by doing them beforehand.