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The start DST short test failed and it was the 1000-0146

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This is a hard drive failure. You will have to replace the hard drive. Go to pricewatch.com they have the best prices for hard drives that I've found.

Posted on Jun 18, 2008

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The short DST test is generally the failure of the HDD,It would giive you code next to it , that would something like 1000-0146,or 1000-0141 etc. Do give that code and I would let you know the exact failure


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