What now?Did you read my post above? How do we start it in safe mode..I am not tech savvy, but willing to give a try. Self Test unsuccessful. I have to much important stuff on this laptop and do not have enough space to store it on anything else. http://applecountry.net/error-code/dell-hard-drive-error-code-0142.php
Reply With Quote 11-12-2009,03:19 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 Join Date Mar 2011 Posts 1 Dell Error Code 2000-0142 on Blue Screen I have Dell Inspiron 1545 with Vista. Replace if possibleYour RAM is your computer memory; it is nothing to do with your hard drive. Well guess what? http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/disk-drives/f/3534/t/19507423
We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks. My computer just shut down in the middle of running the Media SCAN!!!!! 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 didn't have the CD however so I booted it in safe mode and then ran CHKDSK C: /F/R at the command prompt took about an hour but it worked.
Performance & Maintenance Long shutdown times Win7 64-bit enterpriseLike some other posts I have read, my new windows install has suddenly started to take several minutes to shutdown. Right now I am running dianostics. Saved data would be lost and any softwares previously installed on your computer would have to be re-installed. Dell Error Code 0142 Status 70 It will be about 30 seconds before the color appears at the STARTING WINDOWS screen.
Also on the diagnostic screen RIGHT NOW I see ** Hard Drive - DST Short Test ** Test Results : Fail Error Code 2000-0146 Msg: Hard Drive 0 - self test Dell Error Code 0142 Status Byte 79 Thank you Reply With Quote 02-04-2012,10:45 PM #18 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 As for the rest, Maxtor never shipped 2.5" drives in any volume, and hasn't existed as an independent in years. Any fix? « Previous Thread | Next Thread » Search this Thread Advanced Search Similar help and support threads Thread Forum Dell Inspiron 1545 BSOD, error 0x000000feToday, 11/23/2014, around 11:00 I
Yes, I know but I need to recover data. Dell Error Code 0142 Status 7 like I did... Can I use an OEM of Windows 7 Home Premium? Performance & Maintenance Asus zenbook ux32v long boot times, and when coming out of sleep etc.Hi I have the above brand new computer which I have used for a few months.
I've always had this problem to a certain extent, but it's getting way worse now. https://www.reddit.com/r/computertechs/comments/1q5tpp/i_ran_diagnostic_on_my_dell_pc_got_error_code/ It is about 1 year old. Dell Diagnostics Error Code 0142 Status 79 Then I see log in screen. Dell Hard Drive Test Error Code 0142 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.
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! http://applecountry.net/error-code/dell-hard-drive-diagnostics-error-code-0142.php I just got a copy from a friend that suggested it and basically gave me the same instructions you did. THEN you will be able to restore an image or clone to your new hard drive. This sounds much more like a poor or loose (either data or power) cable/connection to the HDD or even a faulty PSU. Dell Laptop Hard Drive Error Code 0142
I have always been a fan of R-Drive Image and used it to start with. 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 What could be causing that to happen? http://applecountry.net/error-code/dell-hard-drive-test-error-code-0142.php Reply With Quote 03-03-2011,01:12 PM #10 Contrarian007 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: 13 Posted February 14, 2010 There's always a chance that your Dell Error Code 0142 Status 49 Each Sector needs to be 512 bytes! 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.
BSOD Help and Support Dell Inspiron 1545 continuously boot loops after factory recoveryI am very frustrated with my friends laptop. http://support.dell.com/support/topi...ED2&doclang=en This has worked out for myself and i do hope it works for you. I received an error "Sector1 != Sector2" meaning the restore could not take place due to sector incompatibility/different sizes. Dell Error Code 0142 Drive Self Test Failed I rebooted again and got to...
The message is something like "harddrive 0 - self test unsuccessful = status 79″ UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME". What can I do!? 16 commentsshareall 16 commentssorted by: besttopnewcontroversialoldrandomq&alive (beta)[–]indecisiveredditor 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago(3 children)If this is a utility from Dell, then I would assume it has detected errors in The Blue Screen came up with : error code : 0142 message error code : 2000-0142 message : harddrive 1 - self test unsuccessful = status 79 Another diagnostic message UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME http://applecountry.net/error-code/dell-hard-drive-self-test-error-code-0142.php Join Date Dec 2011 Posts 1 Big thanks to "dad rules ok".
PRESTO THE STUPID DELL LAPTOP IS NOW BOOTING UP AND IS NOW HAVING ALL ITS DATA BACKED UP. It took about 2 hours but all is well now, good as new! I am not computer savvy. This is what I did after piecing together snippets of info from multiple websites and hours of frustration.
Either burn it to a DVD or extract it to a USB flash drive.