Question about Dell Inspiron 6400 Notebook
I am facing a problem my computer is shown an error code 2000-0142 and also boot mgr error need ur help
How To Fix The Dell Error Code 0142?
Dell laptop error 0142 generates due to sudden hard-drive crash of the laptop by restricting users to perform its regular schedule which includes detection of all storage devices. According to Dell Printer Technical Support experts, it further leads to improper functioning of hard drives which leads to unsaved data in the laptop. But there is nothing to be worried about it much because our team has found a promising solution to resolve this issue promptly.
Steps to rectify Dell error code 0142
Step1: Windows disk installation and Reboot System
·Is it a big thing to take decision of installing disk of any other version of windows such as windows XP, 7 or vista into the PC. Installation should either be done by any of these available OS system and or by simply booting the system with the new disk. To boot the system with such external installed CD or DVD, users need to configure the OS with appropriate settings as advised by Dell Printer Tech Support team. While installing the windows CD or DVD, one needs to restart the system while holding and pressing the start button of the system via windows CD or DVD.
·Choose the start button to start the computer through CD or DVD drive. When you see that the screen is showing the "welcome to setup" message, then one needs to press and hold "R" key. If you have come across the dual boot or multiple-boot system then, choose the installation method which you wish to access via recovery console
·It is essential for users to insert the admin password for easy access to it.
Step2: Perform step 2 to finish the process finally
·Perhaps, for any random reason if users are unable to start the PC in that mode, then restarting it is essential in safe mode to reboot it in XP or Vista for scanning phase.
·Using the scanner button to repair system by typing the "fixmdr" command and then pressing enter to complete the scan and restart the PC is essential. For deadly damaged hard-disk, users need to repair or replace the hard by expert technician who can help you to complete this process successfully.
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Posted on May 08, 2017
This error code represents a failed hard drive. It will need to be replaced. You can order a hard drive from the Dell Spare Parts Department by calling 1-877-717-3355 in the US. You can also go to you local computer shop to purchase a hard drive.
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Posted on Oct 14, 2013
Looks like the hard drive is having problems. Here's Dell's website for running a diagnostics test on your drive:
Posted on Sep 04, 2009
SOURCE: error 2000-0142
The error code you have there means that the Drive Self Test failed. You can try to power down computer, disconnect and reconnect hard drive from the system board. Run the diagnostics , if no error occurs then it's a cable/connector issue, if it failed with the same error, replace you hard drive,
Hope this helps!
Posted on May 31, 2010
That error is normally a bad hard drive. Replacement is fairly easy and not to expensive, but you will have to reinstall a Operating System to the new drive.
Posted on Jan 27, 2011
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2000-0142 and 2000-0146 are hard drive SMART errors, indicating the HDD will fail.
To boot message about the AC adapter was a BIOS level message that normally appears when a Auto/air ac adapter or other 65 watt ac adapter is used to power the system.
Posted on Oct 18, 2011
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