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Error code 0f00::065d msg:IDE failed self test failed read portion . Msg: Ide device failed blank media or no media present in optical drive error code ofoo:137B This is a Dell laptop inspiron 1300

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  • Anonymous Mar 21, 2009


    I have the same problem = Code Error 0F00 - 065D when I run the diagnostic self-test. I have a Dell Vostro 1710 Laptop. However, I can run the Window for few minutes, and then cannot use it anymore. It goes: Window Explorer (not responding).

    Any advice how to solve it?


  • jamesneasham May 09, 2009

    When i tried to load my computer a blue message flashed up and said that there has been some hardware installed improperly on my computer so it had to be shut down to prevent damage to the system. When I performed a test the following error codes flashed up:

    Error Code 0F00:065D
    Msg: IDE device failed: The self-test failed the read portion of the test.

    Then when I continued the test the following error code flashed up:

    Error Code 0F00:137B
    Msg: device failed: Blank media or no media is present in optical drive. Test requires media with data (Resource CD, Installation CD).

    If anyone can help, that will be much appreciated.

  • heyyyy Jul 28, 2013

    Buy new Harddrive

  • heyyyy Jul 28, 2013

    Buy new harddrive

  • Dustin Larmore
    Dustin Larmore Jul 01, 2014

    dell inspiron n4110 error code 2000-01 42 Validation 51532 Msg: Hard Drive 0 - S/N WD-WXM1A61M4533


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Its simple:

1. Get Windows XP Booteble CD from a friend or simple download it
for example "WINDOWS XP PRO sp3 x86 32 BIT"
2. Burn it on CD
3. Switch on your Laptop/PC
4. Press F12
5. Put your Windows XP to your CD/DVD drive
6. Choose from a manu DVD/CD
7. Press any key to start instalation
8. wait a couple minutes and pres R for Repair
9. wait until you will se C:\
10. and finally type "chkdsk c:"
11. after all restart laptop/pc
12. Enjoy

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  • mkgmaccount Aug 11, 2009

    and on point 10, press enter after all:

    c:\chkdsk c: <- and press enter

  • mkgmaccount Aug 11, 2009

    And remember in future to change your hdd, because these kind of problems menas that is going to hard drive heaven

  • e5frog
    e5frog Aug 05, 2012

    "c:\chkdsk c: \f" if you want the chkdsk to also fix the errors it finds.


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The error code says that "Windows will not boot, Not even in safe mode". Am i right...
Get a new Hard drive(HDD) and connect it to your pc and load the Windows Operating System. Or again try installing a new copy of Windows to same hard drive. Hopefully it should work.

Or else do one thing . First you do this - Go to BIOS setup. To do this restart your PC and keep on pressing the del key or F8 key. The system will automatically goes to BIOS mode. change the configuration settings i.e., disable storage devise. If it's enabled then your pc will not detect Hard drive. Thank you

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I have a dell 1735 laptop windows vista premium. the consumer IR devices won't load. I'm in safe mode and the device status says:- this device is not working properly becuase windows cannot load the drivers required for this device (code 31)

Also did a device self test (short) and the result was fail error code 0f00:065d msg disk - dst self-test read error. i need help as my computer isnt even a year old

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