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It Keeps restarting at the loading screens

Hello,

Hope you can help. So here's the problem, my dell keeps loading the dell loading screen, then beeps like crazy until i push any key. then it loads a white bar in the bottom, after being on a black screen for a while, then it goes to the windows xp loading screen then it starts over.

I pushed f12 and ran the diagnostics and it Failed the DST Short Status Test. The error code is 1000-0146. the message says Unit 0: DST Log contains previous errors.

Anything I can do to fix it?

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  • ankomah_s Nov 13, 2008

    my dell inspiron 1000 loads all the way to the loading screen and a blue screen flashes and it restarts and it starts over.

    It all started when the computer froze and i restarted it


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The error refers to a bad Hard Drive. You need to call up Dell to have the Hard Drive replaced. Make sure to start contacting a Local Pc Shop to help you back up files from your Hard drive since Dell doesn't cater to backing up of data on any Hard Drive.

Posted on Oct 02, 2008

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SOURCE: Error Code: 1000-0146; MSG: Unit 0:DST Log contains previous erro

Code 0146 is hard drive read/write failure.

Replace the hard disk drive

Posted on Jan 27, 2010

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SOURCE: dst shor status test error code 1000-0146 msg unit

hdd failure, replace the hdd

Posted on Apr 27, 2010

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