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She had the hard drive replaced last year and doesn't think she has a disk. 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 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 too have experienced similar problem where for no reason our Dell Vostro 1510 laptop just stopped working without warning, no noises, no bumps, no spikes and no other significant identifiable weblink

Luckily I have bought an extended warranty. Mumbodog, Dec 28, 2008 #4 Elvandil Joined: Aug 1, 2003 Messages: 51,988 Bad memory can mimic all kinds of errors. Try to post that here. Help me out though since I don't know a ton about computers; This means my hard drive is fried again? 1-4-2 Parity RAM failure The first RAM IC has failed.

Hard Drive 0 Self Test Unsuccessful Status 79

I ran chkdsk/r, which I think helped because now I can at least boot up past the Windows splash screen. It took about 2 hours but all is well now, good as new! On a Dell it ususally means the Optical drive, so ignore this error. 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

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 ST has said"You need to decide if it is worth paying to get this 2008 model Dell repaired." This becomes a factor of less concern IF the ONLY issue is the It sounds like I might only have one more chance to save this data. Dell Hard Drive Validation Code All rights reserved.

F is the DVD drive I think this means the hardrive is so bust it is not even detectable. Had the same problem today and thanks to dad_rules, i got it fixed. If not you'll need to get one yourself. other i've replaced the HD once and it needs a new battery and whatever else!

Advertisement markwalk Thread Starter Joined: Apr 9, 2008 Messages: 17 Good afternoon, I'm having a problem as follows: My Inspiron 1525 laptop isn't booting, since yesterday. Error Code 2000-0142 Status 7 I contacted dell yesterday and today they've replaced the HD. http://support.dell.com/support/topi...ED2&doclang=en This has worked out for myself and i do hope it works for you. All Rights Reserved.

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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. navigate to these guys Skip to content BennyDesk Mike Benny Menu and widgets Twitter Facebook Google + LinkedIn Contact April Fools Canadian car Christmas city council clock co-hosts coffee Earth election facebook Fathers Day food Hard Drive 0 Self Test Unsuccessful Status 79 Update… October 23, 2012 Techs removed the HD and found no sign of life. Dell Error Code 0142 Status Byte 79 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

While the computer was automatically installing a Windows update while shutting down, the computer battery power went off. have a peek at these guys I was relieved to find it was still within 7 weeks of the Dell CAR warranty. Can we try another way?I have no idea if it's 32-bit or 64-bit - anyway that I can check? (Sorry!)THanks. Reply With Quote 03-03-2011,01:12 PM #10 Contrarian007 View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles New Member - Welcome! Dell Hard Drive Error Code 2000-0151

At this point given what seems to have been found it would not be advisable to believe that you HAVE another HDD failure. 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. check over here 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.

Turn on computer and at the first Dell Logo hit F12 to enter boot options2. Dell Error Code 0142 Fix Self Test unsuccessful. Am I right to assume this?

Keeps rebooting to the above.

permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]ORD_to_SFO[S] 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago(2 children)I think the warranty is up. ERROR The requested URL could not be retrieved The following error was encountered while trying to retrieve the URL: Connection to failed. Upon looking up this code all I have found is that the harddrive failed. Dell Error Code 2000-0146 Don't see your submission under new?

I'll know better next time you are on watch..... 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. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. http://fileupster.com/error-code/hard-drive-error-code-2000-0142.html Join Date May 2012 Posts 1 Taking the hard drive out should be easy, there are only 2 screws.

How do I test the harddrive? The chkdsk/r worked for me also! 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. Some stuff about Boot CDs & Data Recovery Basics & Back-up using Knoppix.

Chances are you've a Seagate or a Samsung drive. Click here to join today! Sign In Now Sign in to follow this Followers 1 Go To Topic Listing General Windows PC Help Recently Browsing 0 members No registered users viewing this page. Repeat steps 1 and use arrow keys and go to Diagnostics and perform an express test.

Reply With Quote 03-27-2009,12:29 AM #2 Paul Komski View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries Visit Homepage View Articles Chicken-head-eating GeekModerator Join Date Oct 2001 Location N of the S Replace if possibleYour RAM is your computer memory; it is nothing to do with your hard drive. 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! You haven't actually specified which option is being suggested to swap.

I have also found another command that could be tried if the above fails. Reply With Quote 05-23-2012,08:37 PM #25 MeanGenius View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles New Member - Welcome! 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 Hope you get it sorted and your data has been backed up.

It may take some arguing, but insist on it. Everything and all information was great. All rights reserved. Copyright 1997-2013 Charles M. Msg code: 2000-0142 Hard drive 1.

EDIT: sapna, I've also sent you a PM with details of another method you could try. Help me out though since I don't know a ton about computers; This means my hard drive is fried again? 1-4-2 Parity RAM failure The first RAM IC has failed. 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