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Replace if possibleYour RAM is your computer memory; it is nothing to do with your hard drive. I am only allowed to help with non-malware related problems because I have not finished my malware removal training yet. Arizona, USA ID: 2   Posted February 10, 2010 Is that Notebook still under a warranty? somewhere in his 40's OS Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1 CPU Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU @ 2.40GHz, 2400 MHz Motherboard INTEL/D975XBX2 Memory 4 GB Graphics Card ATI Radeon HD 2600 Pro his comment is here

Well, after it was done loading all the files for safe mode, it took 15-20 minutes (I was too angry at it to really pay attention to the time to get Status 79."I'm just curious.Thank you! I guess the whole situation is confusing to me because I can't think of a reason the hard drive failing would not produce the same effect in Safe Mode. Share this post Link to post Share on other sites sapna_chavda    Regular Member Topic Starter Honorary Members 98 posts ID: 12   Posted February 14, 2010 Ok, got to step

Hard Drive 0 Self Test Unsuccessful Status 7

I am not sure wwhat to do. All turned up clean. Select boot from CD/DVD drive For me windows loaded some files and gave me an option to either install windows or repair.

EDIT: sapna, I've also sent you a PM with details of another method you could try. All rights reserved. There is a chance you could temporarily make the drive usable again through the checkdisc /r command. Dell Error Code 0142 Fix Status: 79 The given error code and message can be used by Technical Support to help diagnose the problem.

Please try the request again. Hard Drive Error Code 0142 Repair Tip Things were backed up previously, anyway, so nothing is really wrong in that regard. Do you want to continue testing? you could check here 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.

If there are >0 reallocated sectors, back up your data and replace the drive. Error Code 2000-0142 Status 7 My System Specs Computer type PC/Desktop OS Windows 8 Obina Wan View Public Profile Find More Posts by Obina Wan . 18 Feb 2013 #2 Jacee Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit 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 But there is one more thing we can try.If you still have your BartPE disk from a previous thread, you could try using it to run a full sector chkdsk in

Hard Drive Error Code 0142 Repair Tip

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 their explanation Please, no discussion of black hat hacker/cracker techniques outside of prevention or historical context. Hard Drive 0 Self Test Unsuccessful Status 7 BS. "unmountable boot volume.." then BS goes way quickly and computer does re-start. 2nd. Dell Error Code 0142 Status Byte 79 Just hangs there. (Next message…coming) 3rd.

Please login or register.Did you miss your activation email? 1 Hour 1 Day 1 Week 1 Month Forever Login with username, password and session length Forum only search News: Home this content 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 My desktop is nice andd runs great. Bear in mind, i didnt have to do it, but will post it here anyway. Dell Hard Drive Validation Code

I couldn't figure out how to get delete my post in the malware forum, and to date no-one had replied which to me confirmed to me that I did post in The only thing you can do is move the mouse pointer.I ran the Pre-boot System Assessment and received error 2000-0142, which Dell says could mean the hard drive is failing. This chkdsk WILL take awhile. weblink http://www.bioscentral.com/beepcodes/phoenixbeep.htm Logged Vllig losgelst von der Erde schwebt das Raumschiff vllig schwerelos.

We'll be backing up all the data tonight if we can. Dell Hard Drive Error Code 2000-0151 My friend ended up giving me her hunk of junk Dell laptop when it was all said and done... 10 posts Ars Technica > Forums > Hardware & Tweaking > Other I've seen a lot of 2000-0142 errors, and when I get them, it's not hard to get even a outsourced script monkey to agree to replacement.

The warranty wor out just this january.

Status 79."Faulty RAM can cause all kinds of odd faults and cause tests of other components to give false or misleading results. Soon after, I started to experience long boot times of up to ten minutes. Share this post Link to post Share on other sites teito_klein    New Member Members 2 posts ID: 14   Posted February 14, 2010 the best way to handle that error Error Code 2000-01-42 date, and time.

My computer just shut down in the middle of running the Media SCAN!!!!! Microsoft Office Our Sites Site Links About Us Find Us Vista Forums Eight Forums Ten Forums Help Me Bake Network Status Contact Us Legal Privacy and cookies Windows 7 Forums is WD will replace it for you.Ok, I'm running the diagnostic utility and I first received a "Test completed with read element failure - ERROR/STATUS CODE 0007"Now I am running the full http://fileupster.com/error-code/hard-drive-error-code-2000-0142.html Computer Hope Forum Main pageFree helpTipsDictionaryForumLinksContact Welcome, Guest.