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Dell Inspiron N4020 Error Code 2000 - 0142

I was doing a system restore to the factory image(I restored it to sell it not because of another issue) and the computer stopped at 59%. I called DELL and did a diagnostic. During the test I got error code 2000 - 0142 Status: 49. Please help!

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Your have miss listed your problem in the wrong category. This category is for cars and trucks, not computers.

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It appears your hard disk has died and it may not be possible for you to retrieve your data.
Remove your hard drive from the laptop and insert it into an USB harddrive adapter, (they are not expensive and you can use it later as a external hard drive). Then plug it into the USB port of a working computer. The computer should/may see it as an external drive, if you are lucky you will be able to copy your data, if not, you are out of luck.
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SOURCE: Dell Inspiron 1521 Error Code 2000-0146

It means "DST Log contains previous error(s)."
Dell Support says “If the diagnostic test reports one of the above errors, refer to Dell Troubleshooting Wizard: "Hard Drive Fails the Diagnostics" Wizard ID: 324398”

http://support.dell.com/support/topics/global.aspx/support/dsn/en/tree?journalid=79E54961218510CBE040AE0AB5E158B6&treeid=324398

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SOURCE: i get the error code 2000-0146 only when i run the f12 diagnostic

The 2000-0146 error code indicates a read/write failure of the hard drive. There is at least 1 sector that is failing on the drive. While it is working at the moment, the drive is failing and will over time degrade and eventually fail completely. Backup any important data, then replace the drive.

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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

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