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My suggestion is if you are contemplating purchasing a laptop DO NOT, I REPETE DO NOT get an over priced Dell. Staff Online Now Cookiegal Administrator LauraMJ Administrator Drabdr Moderator TerryNet Moderator Triple6 Moderator cwwozniak Trusted Advisor flavallee Trusted Advisor capnkrunch Malware Specialist Advertisement Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Operating Systems It sounds like I might only have one more chance to save this data. Thanks again for your reply. check over here

Note: bios was showing my HD so maybe my problem is elsewhere. I just had to make sure, that's all. 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. Take nice care of yourselves - Paul - ♪ - Help to start using BiNG.

Error Code 0142 Dell Status 79

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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 It was collected, repaired and returned without any fuss all within about three days. Thread Status: Not open for further replies. Error Code 0142 Dell Xps I contacted dell yesterday and today they've replaced the HD.

Goes to show how much Dell supports folks know... Dell Error Code 0142 Status 70 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, http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/l.../bb491051.aspx Reply With Quote Page 1 of 2 12 Last Jump to page: Quick Navigation Storage Top Site Areas Settings Private Messages Subscriptions Who's Online Search Forums Forums Home Forums Forum http://www.pcguide.com/vb/showthread.php?69036-Dell-Error-Code-2000-0142 Chkdsk will return the volume info.

The BIOS is OS independent and so has nothing to do with WinXP versus Win7 having been installed per se other than Win7 is more likely to have native drivers for Error Code 0142 Dell Studio Xps Powered by vBulletin Version 4.2.2 Copyright © 2016 vBulletin Solutions, Inc. As Mumbodog suggested, I asked for them to install the OS and they did it. You won't be able to vote or comment. 012I ran diagnostic on my Dell PC, got error code: 2000-0142.

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I'll keep bit off untilnibhave my plan sorted out. https://forums.malwarebytes.org/topic/39571-windows-start-up-error/ What is wrong!? Error Code 0142 Dell Status 79 Now Fresh Install Your Windows And You Should Be Good To Go !!! Dell Error Code 0142 Status 7 Power on.

Sign in here. http://megavoid.net/error-code/error-code-0142-status-49.html Select boot from CD/DVD drive For me windows loaded some files and gave me an option to either install windows or repair. 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 Thanks in advance. Dell Error Code 0142 Status 49

I was relieved to find it was still within 7 weeks of the Dell CAR warranty. Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? Could something internally be causing my harddrives to fail? this content I have purchased a dozen or so Dell laptops over the past year or two.

Please, no discussion of black hat hacker/cracker techniques outside of prevention or historical context. Error Code 0142 Dell Optiplex 760 A memory test is quick and easy and will answer that question. Keeps rebooting to the above.

I have a piece of junk Toshiba I bought at Wall Mart on sale at 450.00 that puts this Latitude to shame.

I selected repair I was then asked for the admin password -- typed it in. Total cost $198 Followed dad rules ok's suggestion below on my computer and everthing was set up as before and back to normal.. Power on, Launch start up repair, Default blue desktop wall paper loads (no icons), then nothing. Error Code 0142 Dell Inspiron 1545 You can make bootable CD's or floppies.

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 The warranty expired 2 weeks ago and the replacement hard-drive expired last night! It took about 2 hours but all is well now, good as new! have a peek at these guys permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]blaize9 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago(1 child)Don't forget to start doing backups next time.

HD self test unsuccessful status:79 fyi -Can not get to a command line to run chkdsk -Bios does show HD is present.. How do I test the harddrive? Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? I love the suspense!

All rights reserved. Copyright 1997-2013 Charles M. How easy is it to reach? Or, if your proplem is not malware related, please ask for your thread in the Malware Removal forum to be closed so I can continue to help you in this forum. permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]ORD_to_SFO[S] 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago(2 children)Thank you permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]therealw00zy 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago(1 child)back your data up before you do another chkdsk /r I've seen it be the

Off it went and a new HDD installed. I am only allowed to help with non-malware related problems because I have not finished my malware removal training yet. Sign In Sign Up Browse Back Browse Forums Guidelines Staff Online Users Members Activity Back Activity All Activity My Activity Streams Unread Content Content I Started Search Malwarebytes.com Back Malwarebytes.com Anti-Malware It's now working fine, no problems.

Remember the commercial all......"Hey Dude, you got a piece of junk" (and paid out the ass for it to boot!!!!!) Dell you are making junk and I have had about enough Find The PC Guide helpful?