Question about Dell Latitude D510 Notebook
Dell Inspiron 8600 laptop --- StartUp Problem = Blue Screen = UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME (even in SafeMode) "STOP: 0x000000ED, statusCode=0xC0000006 (means WHAT????)" ...MSDN's'BugCheck' says the StatusCode="The status code from the file system that describes why it failed to mount the volume" ..but no other 'hints' ****how do i find out what it means? ****
//**also, BlueScreen suggested "disabling BIOS memory options such as caching or shadowing"
...but can't find and way to do that via F12(BootMenu) or F2(SetUp) ***do you know how?***
// Tried: (at beginning of startUp) => F12 (BootMenu) // selected 'Diagnostics' // 'Pre-boot System Assessment' ______= Failed //
"Booting Dell Diagnostic Utility Partition-pressAnyKeyToContinue" // ...=>HardwareDiagnosticProgram // selected "SymptomTree" + "HardDriveErrors" ...=>DeviceSelfTest, result="ErrorCode: 0F00:013E, Msg: "IDE device failed: A possible failure is predicted by the drive's S.M.A.R.T. status. It is advisable to immediately back up! "the given erroe code and message can be used by Dell Technical Support to help diagnose the problem. - do you want to continue testing? // selected No + manually selected "ConfidenceTest" , result= "ErrorCode: 0F00:133E , Msg: (...same as SelfTest resultMsg)
***....looks like the hardDrive (HD) is 'toast'!!???*** ....where do i go from here???*** ...is there some 'magic' way of resurecting the HD???*** ....if not, is there any way of recovering (any?) of the files so they can be moved to a new HD???*** [no backUp position available!!]
Thanks for any light you can shed on this mess...
OK simply your hard drive has failed... You need to get a new one, and install it, in the laptop after taking the old one out. Then you will have to install an Operating System. & Drivers all again. You could download all of that from the Net.
Posted on Feb 03, 2010
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
If the hard drive is toast, you are out of luck. Seagate offers recovery services for bad hard drives, but there are no guarantees on a failed drive. Have you tried repairing the windows o/s. If you use the original Windows Release disc, it will examine the disc drive and find the current operating system, based on your input, it will attempt to repair the O/S without you loosing your data. YOU MUST BE CAREFUL TO SELECT THE CORRECT OPTIONS.
If the windows O/S CD has problems with your hard drive, then the next step would be to talk to seagate.
Posted on Feb 03, 2010
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