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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. Off it went and a new HDD installed. Link to Fix PSA 1000-0141 PSA+ 2000-0141 No drive detected. Step 1: Start the PSA Diagnostics Restart the system. weblink

Link to Fix PSA 1000-0144 PSA+ 2000-0144 No support for Drive Self Test. no software installed or updated) to Windows.What is my next step from here? markwalk, Dec 30, 2008 #6 Mumbodog Joined: Oct 3, 2007 Messages: 7,891 I asked for them to install the OS and they did it.Click to expand... Note: Some systems do not have an F12 key, to access the boot options you have to press the <0> (zero) key at the Dell logo screen.

How To Fix Error Code 2000-0142

I have a Dell laptop (unfortunately) and I have received this error code. 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 If you need assistance in Downloading and Installing Drivers or BIOS.

  1. CHKDSK returns info on number of sectors etc but doesn't do any fixing (obviously).
  2. I have a Dell laptop (unfortunately) and I have received this error code.
  3. Mumbodog, Dec 28, 2008 #4 Elvandil Joined: Aug 1, 2003 Messages: 51,988 Bad memory can mimic all kinds of errors.
  4. You can download a version that runs from a floppy or CD.
  5. Victoria xps m1330 bios version a11 (06/19/2008) processor type: intel (r) core (TM)2 duo processor processor id= 06FD 2GHz primary hard drive: 250 GB HDD video controller: NB8M-GS video bioa version:
  6. While Dell has treated you good so far, there have been times when they make mistakes and lose computers.

I Had Same Problem And It Worked For Me. Do I need a new hard drive? I ran both McAfee and Spybot and removed two trojans with Spybot but this didn't change anything. Dell Validation Code Ubuntu Logo, Ubuntu and Canonical Canonical Ltd.

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. Hard Drive Error Code 0142 Repair Tip I have also found another command that could be tried if the above fails. 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. Oh oh… got the dreaded Blue Screen of Death and Dell's infamous "Code 2000-0142" on my Dell Studio 17 Laptop.

Forum New Posts FAQ Calendar Community Groups Albums Member List Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Quick Links Today's Posts View Site Leaders What's New? Dell Hard Drive Error Code 0146 Everything was fine, until I turned it on and it wouldn't start up, it keep cycling asking me if I wanted to start in safe mode or last good configuration, but Link to Fix Error Code Error Message Link to Possible Fix PSA 1000-0223 Interval Timer initial clock output level in mode XX is incorrect. I ran diagnostics and I got error code 2000-0142.

Hard Drive Error Code 0142 Repair Tip

Join Date May 2012 Posts 1 "invalid command or parameters" My stepson's Dell N5010 hard-drive went kaput in March. check my site Be sure to remove and reinstall the cables for the CD/DVD Drive if you are on a Desktop Computer. How To Fix Error Code 2000-0142 This is what I did after piecing together snippets of info from multiple websites and hours of frustration. Error Code 2000-01 42 once this comes up in Diag ,if your warranty is good , Dell will not question it .

On start up keep tapping either F1, F2, F10, (Be Aware that some manufacturers use F10 for system recovery!) Esc, or Del, to enter the BIOS set-up. have a peek at these guys Please reply quick. Kozierok. Link to Fix PSA 1000-0234 PSA+ 2000-0234 Timeout waiting for RTC update flag to set. Dell Hard Drive Error Code 2000-0151

Well, I chose that and it fired right up. Could something internally be causing my harddrives to fail? Mumbodog, Dec 28, 2008 #2 markwalk Thread Starter Joined: Apr 9, 2008 Messages: 17 Exactly what I feared. check over here Reply With Quote 12-07-2011,10:55 PM #15 RunninOnE8 View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles New Member - Welcome!

Though it didn't work for me, let me know if this procedure works for you. Dell Error Code 2000-0146 While the computer was automatically installing a Windows update while shutting down, the computer battery power went off. 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.

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Now that's Service! When the scan finishes, re-start. It asked me if i wanted to do a Windows Restore and boot up with the last known good condition or something. Error Code 2000-0142 Status 7 It was collected, repaired and returned without any fuss all within about three days.

We'll be backing up all the data tonight if we can. Join Date Apr 2011 Posts 1 Having problems repairing... Reply With Quote 03-27-2009,03:37 AM #4 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 this content Contact Us PSA+ 2000-0113 Processor machine check error detected.

I'll get on it right away... 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 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 Bottom line: you need to replace the drive.

Link to Fix PSA 1000-0333 PSA+ 2000-0333 Graphics test timed out waiting for keyboard response. I'd take XP's judgment with a grain of salt... sryan2k1 Ars Legatus Legionis et Subscriptor Tribus: Ann Arbor, MI Registered: Nov 28, 2002Posts: 34346 Posted: Wed Feb 10, 2010 5:46 pm Yep, the BIOS/PSA or SMART tools are far far Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.

Do not let the tech slur their name. Contact Us PSA 1000-0321 PSA+ 2000-0321 Unable to detect LCD. Reply With Quote 03-03-2011,01:12 PM #10 Contrarian007 View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles New Member - Welcome! The bad thing though is you have to spend another 3 hours on the phone convincing the idiots that it is bad again.

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AKladis Seniorius Lurkius Registered: Jul 29, 2008Posts: 21 Posted: Thu Feb 11, 2010 12:04 am You've done very good so far. Note: bios was showing my HD so maybe my problem is elsewhere. show more I have a Dell laptop (unfortunately) and I have received this error code. Source(s): http://support.dell.com/support/topics/g...

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