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Dell Diagnostics Error Code 0142 Status 79

You haven't actually specified which option is being suggested to swap. I know that there are good restore points there as I recently gave it a good clean up with CC and checked all of those things. Thank you for your help!

what can I do to fix this problem The dell diagnostic is an inbuilt tool that helps to identify the hardware failures... Just looks like the hard drive was wiped clean. It has been removed from current versions. Dell Error Code 0142 Status 49 Visa/MC/Paypal accepted. If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above.

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Family Lines: Dell LATITUDE Dell Inspiron Dell Precision Dell Vostro Categories: PC Laptops PC Desktops CD & DVD Burners Ask a Question Usually answered in minutes! Dell Error Code 0142 Fix Question about Inspiron 1525 Notebook 1 Answer I ran a diagnostic on ...has error 0142 msg error code 20000-0142. Sounds to me the HDD is in error, meaning the sector or part of the HDD has failed causing files to be corrupt. I was thinking/hoping that maybe I could fix it all if I just re-imaged the machine, and I was not sure if a corrupted OS could throw this error even if

Dell Hard Drive Error Code 0142 Status 79

Kozierok. Total cost $198 Followed dad rules ok's suggestion below on my computer and everthing was set up as before and back to normal.. Dell Diagnostics Error Code 0142 Status 79 This opens a timing window where the NTFS disk system could have critical tables damaged if a write is not finished" Currently doing the same process as BigWillyMMA - after reading Dell Error Code 0142 Status 70 You can download a version that runs from a floppy or CD.

The time now is 07:26 PM. check my blog I've got it running with a CD copy of Knoppix, and have backed the entire HDD up onto an external drive so am not too worried about losing data, though there I couldn't back up my files to a USB from there. 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: Dell Error Code 0142 Status 7

Don't buy a Dell you will be sorry especially after what you have to pay for it. Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. Not wanting to give up on my hard drive that easily, I googled to see what I could do. this content Select boot from CD/DVD drive For me windows loaded some files and gave me an option to either install windows or repair.

your going to have to replace the hard drive...its not hard to do...do you have all your data backed up... 0 #3 shonese Posted 05 August 2008 - 12:41 AM shonese Dell Error Code 0142 Drive Self Test Failed I selected repair I was then asked for the admin password -- typed it in. Dell laptop windows start up error Discussion in 'Software' started by scoobysnacks, Jan 20, 2011.

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HDD apparent in Bios and under Avast BART (can read write). I hope that's alright. Reply With Quote 03-03-2011,10:57 PM #11 LochLomonder View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles Grand Master Geek Join Date Jul 2010 Location The frozen tundra, i.e. Error Code 0142 Dell Xps Jump to content Sign In Create Account Search Advanced Search section: This topic Forums Members Help Files Calendar View New Content Forum Rules BleepingComputer.com Forums Members Tutorials Startup List

She bought another laptop, but would like to fix this one of possible too. Loading...Oops :Please try again. How do we start it in safe mode..I am not tech savvy, but willing to give a try. have a peek at these guys You can see the frustration in doing this over and over with the same results.Also with the bad block my backup fails.