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Dell won't boot up. The following problems isolated by F12: 3600:0123 Battery test failed 0F00:075D IDE device failed: the self test failed to read ... 0F00:0244 Block 1905 74359: uncorrectable data error or media 0F00: 1A44 Block 190574359: uncorrectable data error or media I have some files I really need. Is this computer dead. Is there a way to recover either the computer or the files?

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Sounds like a complete motherboard failure with a lot of other problems.
if you remove the HDD ( turn the machine over. 2 screws on the right.slide drive out ) and mount it in an external caddy you should be able to use another machine to access the drive and probably get most data off it.

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I THINK you need check your battery
to get a battery from your friends, and try to restart your laptop

Here is the inspiron 6400 battery online shop:
http://www.laptop-battery-charger.net/batteries/dell/inspiron-6400.htm

Posted on Sep 06, 2010

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