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We know that as the place to store all the information of the computer, hard disk drive usually becomes the main attack object of some PC viruses. Does any one have any suggestions as to what I can do on my own to figure out the real problem before taking it to a professional or buying a new I have purchased a dozen or so Dell laptops over the past year or two. All rights reserved. © Copyright 1997-2013 Charles M. http://strongboxlinux.com/error-code/error-0142-msg-2000-0142.php

CHKDSK returns info on number of sectors etc but doesn't do any fixing (obviously). Join Date Mar 2011 Posts 1 Dell Error Code 2000-0142 on Blue Screen I have Dell Inspiron 1545 with Vista. If that fails, try to start in SAFE* mode and click Start (then Run in XP) and type (in the search bar in Vista/Win 7) sfc /scannow (note the space between F8 does nothing.

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Install it, hit run and problem solved. It is designed to automatically detect and fix computer errors such as Dell error code 2000-0142 safely. I love the suspense! When the "Welcome to Setup" screen appears, press 'R' to start the Recovery Console.

  1. Bear in mind, i didnt have to do it, but will post it here anyway.
  2. If a SATA then it can be attached directly to a spare SATA slot on the mobo or if an IDE you could also use a 2.5 to 3.5 converter "gizmo"
  3. This usually happens when there are some errors existing within the registry database and generates some errors like slow computer response, various application errors or system crash and many more.
  4. 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
  5. Reply With Quote 03-03-2011,01:12 PM #10 Contrarian007 View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles New Member - Welcome!
  6. You can only upload files of type 3GP, 3GPP, MP4, MOV, AVI, MPG, MPEG, or RM.
  7. 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
  8. This is what I did after piecing together snippets of info from multiple websites and hours of frustration.
  9. This is what I did after piecing together snippets of info from multiple websites and hours of frustration.

You can only upload a photo or a video. Take nice care of yourselves - Paul - ♪ - Help to start using BiNG. Source(s): http://support.dell.com/support/topics/g... Dell Error 0142 Hard Drive Power on, Launch start up repair, Default blue desktop wall paper loads (no icons), then nothing.

The current drive might have errors on it that stops the system from successfully accessing the required files properly. To learn all commands type the word help and press enter. Called Dell to obtain Key for re-installing operating system if necessary to fix problem, but was informed that the Key is not necessary for the installation. http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_vista-update/error-problem-0142-after-running-diagnostics-test/1ed426b6-b7d5-4794-8477-8e688053de4a Register Help Remember Me?

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 How To Fix Error Code 2000-0142 Categories Activate Product (13) adware (36) Anti-spyware (20) blue screen error (35) browser hijacker (65) computer error fix (107) computer no sound (12) dll error (57) error code (113) exe error you need to run a DST. This sounds much more like a poor or loose (either data or power) cable/connection to the HDD or even a faulty PSU.

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Don't make a mistake and get a Dell Dude. http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-2602879/installing-hard-drive-error-code-2000-0142.html I don't think it is the problem though. Windows Error Code 0142 Off it went and a new HDD installed. Windows 7 Error Code 0142 Status 79 Reply With Quote 03-31-2010,11:44 PM #7 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

Instead of automatically replacing the HD, I Googled the error message and found this (below) at www.pcguide.com  (here's the original thread) This is what I did after piecing together snippets of useful reference Photos, please.4 points · 6 comments bios Scripts5 points · 8 comments [Free] McAfee LiveSafe Security Key CodesThis is an archived post. I found on a forum that I should run windows from the OS disk and select the repair hard drive option, but this option doesn't exist on mine. Just hangs there. (Next message…coming) 3rd. Dell Error 0142

error code 2000 0142 This is a discussion on error code 2000 0142 within the Hard Drive Support forums, part of the Tech Support Forum category. http://support.dell.com/support/edoc....htm#wp1180023 The hard drive should be C or D. Answer Questions Invert "function keys" on Windows 10 laptop? my review here Update… October 23, 2012 Techs removed the HD and found no sign of life.

I actually think Dell have improved their act out of all recognition and my most regular fault with them is that if you order a machine on line you don't have Hard Drive Error Code 0142 Repair Tip On restarting and going thru the repair mode, got this Dell Error code and message on Blue Screen. Reply With Quote 09-28-2011,05:21 AM #14 Roho View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles Neophyte Geek Join Date Aug 2011 Posts 2 Currently, only WD & Toshiba offer

F is the DVD drive I think this means the hardrive is so bust it is not even detectable.

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 Beneath are some webpages really worth checking out....Google comments on SpyDig 2010 - One Software for Max Security! : Google... Moreover, Dell informed that the error code signified that the Hard Drive had crashed and had to be replaced, and support would be provided at cost. Hard Drive Error Code 2000-0146 Let us know if it works.

Microphone In Computer? Some stuff about Boot CDs & Data Recovery Basics & Back-up using Knoppix. Error code 2000-0142? http://strongboxlinux.com/error-code/error-0142-fix.php Join Date May 2012 Posts 1 Taking the hard drive out should be easy, there are only 2 screws.

Had the same problem today and thanks to dad_rules, i got it fixed. So I turned the PC off. PRESTO THE STUPID DELL LAPTOP IS NOW BOOTING UP AND IS NOW HAVING ALL ITS DATA BACKED UP. i hope HDD is in bad condition Thread Tools Search this Thread 02-26-2015, 09:22 AM #1 mikeyangki Registered Member Join Date: Nov 2014 Location: india Posts: 7 OS:

Thirdly, I highly advised that you can always well protect your hard disk drive so as to prevent the further appearance of Dell error code 2000-0142. I ran a pre-boot system test, and this error is supposedly causing the problems. 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 To confirm this, First boot into Setup (Bios) by pressing F2.

Oh oh… got the dreaded Blue Screen of Death and Dell's infamous "Code 2000-0142" on my Dell Studio 17 Laptop. Kozierok. HD self test unsuccessful status:79 fyi -Can not get to a command line to run chkdsk -Bios does show HD is present.. Get a grip "I REPETE" There's no place like 127.0.0.1 Reply With Quote 01-05-2011,01:20 AM #9 uxayan View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles New Member - Welcome!

Reply With Quote 05-23-2012,08:37 PM #25 MeanGenius View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles New Member - Welcome! They can also share their tools of the trade and computer repair methods. Dell has gone to hell in a hand basket. permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]griffmundo 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago(0 children)Yes I am aware of this I was just spelling it out correctly as the command sounds.