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Some stuff about Boot CDs & Data Recovery Basics & Back-up using Knoppix. 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 They can also share their tools of the trade and computer repair methods. Community Dell.com Search Shop Support Community Home Support Forums Blogs Groups What Do I Buy Owners Club TechCenter FAQ's More ... http://completeprogrammer.net/error-code/dell-inspiron-1525-error-code-0142-status-79.html

Upon looking up this code all I have found is that the harddrive failed. Please, be civil to one another during discussion. If its under warranty. Good Luck. http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/disk-drives/f/3534/t/19507423

Error Code 0142 Dell Inspiron 1545

I couldn't get to a command prompt to use CHKDSK. Visa/MC/Paypal accepted. If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. Share this post Link to post Share on other sites sapna_chavda    Regular Member Topic Starter Honorary Members 98 posts ID: 12   Posted February 14, 2010 Ok, got to step

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 Microsoft Office Our Sites Site Links About Us Find Us Vista Forums Eight Forums Ten Forums Help Me Bake Network Status Contact Us Legal Privacy and cookies Windows 7 Forums is What do I do? (self.computertechs)submitted 2 years ago by ORD_to_SFOMy PC was having sporatic issues for about a week. Error Code 0142 On Dell Laptop She asked me to restore her computer to factory settings.

Computer_CommandoHacker Thanked: 489 Certifications: List Computer: Specs Experience: Expert OS: Other Re: Hard disk problem « Reply #12 on: June 20, 2011, 02:09:13 PM » Quote from: Salmon Trout on June Dell Inspiron 15 Error Code 0142 The current drive might have errors on it but you wouldn't even get the options to boot into safe mode etc if no access at all to the windows partition had What could be causing that to happen? Follow Allan's advice. « Last Edit: June 20, 2011, 11:44:25 AM by Computer_Commando » Logged Windows10 Salmon TroutGeniusThanked: 838 Computer: Specs Experience: Experienced OS: Other Re: Hard disk problem « Reply

Sign in here. Hard Drive Error Code 0142 Repair Tip Another question is will WD replace it for me even if I don't remember where I bought it and I don't have a receipt? How do you do it? Use a utility such as "testdisk", or boot up from a live ubuntu dvd to copy anything important off of it, or make a complete copy of that drive providing you

Dell Inspiron 15 Error Code 0142

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. I am going to have to call these morons again tomorrow and tell them that the hard drive is going out again. Error Code 0142 Dell Inspiron 1545 The time now is 18:50. Dell Inspiron 1525 Error Code 0142 I un-installed each program and did a registry clean to see if any of them was causing the issue, but nothing helped.

Windows 7 wouldrequire to be installed on the new hard drive. news Before posting on our computer help forum, you must register. Prior to the blue screens I was experiencing random shutdowns for the past week and a half and I noticed in the Event Viewer, there are 4 critical kernel power entries What is wrong!? Dell Diagnostics Error Code 0142 Status 79

Message to end users Please direct questions seeking support to the following subreddits: r/techsupport r/24hoursupport You will have a lot better chance of getting your question answered, as this subreddit is I have to much important stuff on this laptop and do not have enough space to store it on anything else. Share this post Link to post Share on other sites sapna_chavda    Regular Member Topic Starter Honorary Members 98 posts ID: 10   Posted February 13, 2010 Yes I did originally have a peek at these guys Self Test unsuccessful.

Password Advanced Search Show Threads Show Posts Advanced Search Go to Page... Hard Drive 0 Self Test Unsuccessful Status 7 Am I right to assume this? Update… October 20, 2012 Didn't work for me.

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DELL.COM > Community > Owners Club > Alienware Club > Alienware Forum > how to fix the error code 2000-0142 Shop > Home & Home Office > Small & Medium Business How do I test the harddrive? Join Date Jan 2011 Posts 1 dell error 2000-0142 Try This: Go Into Bios -> Onboard Devices -> Flash Cache Module -> Turn Flash Cache Module Off -> Sata Operation -> Dell Error Code 0142 Fix Some stuff about Boot CDs & Data Recovery Basics & Back-up using Knoppix.

This is what I did after piecing together snippets of info from multiple websites and hours of frustration. permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]ORD_to_SFO[S] 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago(0 children)Thank you for this advice, I think this is the beat course of action permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]OmegaVesko 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago(1 child)chkdsk, not checkdisk. 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 check my blog look at it..regards.

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 Bear in mind, i didnt have to do it, but will post it here anyway. She bought another laptop, but would like to fix this one of possible too. HERE: Error code: 2000-0146 - Disk Drives (HDD, CD/DVD, Blu-ray) Forum - Disk Drives - Dell Community I did as it said and ran a custom test on hardrive and got:

Share this post Link to post Share on other sites marktreg    Elite Member Trusted Advisors 831 posts ID: 3   Posted February 11, 2010 Hi sapna,Is this problem in any Power on, Launch start up repair, Default blue desktop wall paper loads (no icons), then nothing. Best of Luck! SHESHETopic StarterBeginnerThanked: 1 Re: Hard disk problem « Reply #14 on: June 20, 2011, 02:32:21 PM » Quote from: Allan on June 20, 2011, 01:43:16 PMTo check the ram, download memtest

Total cost $198 Followed dad rules ok's suggestion below on my computer and everthing was set up as before and back to normal.. Thanks & RegardsRajesh R#iworkfordellTo know more about Dell Product Support, Drivers & Downloads, Order & Dispatch status -> choose your region US ; UK; India. Join Date Dec 2011 Posts 1 00142 with status 70 is solved by:- A )remove the hdd and put it in the external hdd drive box and set the boot option I've gone into MSconfig and clicked HIDE ALL MICROSFT SERVICES and unchecked what was left.

Bear in mind, i didnt have to do it, but will post it here anyway. It helped somewhat. The new Hard drive was a 250GB WD Scorpion blue WD2500BEVT Logged Allan ModeratorMastermind Thanked: 1155 Experience: Guru OS: Windows 7 Re: Hard disk problem « Reply #1 on: June 20,