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To solve code error 0146 and 0148

Hi i wanted to install windows xp but it show messeges after diagnosing the code error is 0146 and 0148 i have dell inspiron 1525 , when i try to reinstall the os the dell media centre dvd is not working , after that i run the diagunes test i recevied the errors error code 0148 hard optical deive 0 incorrect status 1A error

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Hi there.
0146 error is DST Log contains previous error(s).
0148 error is
IDE ERROR: status (x) (s)

This could be a problem with the BIOS, restart the PC and hit F2 as it starts up, this will take you into the bios, reset the bios to default setting, press F10, save and exit the bios, the PC will restart so perform another check and see if the same error code return.

Good luck

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