...drivers and found that when i attached external keyboard and mouse they worked fine. I ran diagnostics and received error codes 0142 and 0146. I guess the had drive needs to be replaced but does this explain the keyboard and mouse problems as well...8/25/2010 | (Forums)
...test on boot up, and got the following: "Hard Drive - DST Short Test "Test Results: Fail "Error 0142 "Msg Error Code 2000-0142 "Msg:Unit 0: Drive Self Test Failed, Status Byte = 79" Does this mean the hard drive is dead...(Forums)
I went ahead and ran diagnostics via F12. Actually, it is still running. The CST short test returned and error code -0142 Message error code 2000-0142 Msg. Unit 0: Drive self test failed Status byte = 70 Anyone know what this means?
...i've ran a few diagnostics scans according to supports directions, and got an error code...... "Error code 0142 Msg: Error code 2000 - 0142 Msg: hard drive 0 - self test unsuccessful. Status: 79" i'm not good with computers...7/24/2009 | (Forums)
What is error code 0142 on hard drive?4/7/2014 | (Forums)
I read through some of the other posts for the Error Code 0142, and most of them complained about a blue or black screen. Mine just freezes so I can't do anything. I push the power button...3/16/2010 | (Forums)
...running the diagnostic at start up to see if there is an error. If all else fails replace the key board. I tried the start up thing and got: Error Code 2000-0142 Unit 0 self test failed by status byte 79 Is...(Forums)
...screen flashed briefly during the boot and it shut down. I ran the on-board diagnostics and it reported a DST error 1000-0142, status byte 79, drive test failed. The drive is less than 2 years old and I've had no problems with it...2/17/2011 | (Forums)
...system hangs whilst trying to load Windows Vista. I have gone into the boot menu & run diagnostics. The error code received is 2000-0142. Does this mean the hard disk is fried? If so how do I copy information from this hard drive & how do I...11/27/2013 | (Forums)
...to restore the computer from some Dell Data Safe backup discs I created, and now it works as new. I also had other error codes such as 4C00:0320, and 0F00: 1332 plus a few others, but now everything is fine. Thus if you have created such...
...can't get the DVD rom online. It opens, it closes. The green light blinks a couple o times and then just stops. I get driver error messages. And also when I click on "My Computer" Icon the cd drive icon does not appear there. PLEASE HELP ME!! I know...12/22/2008 | (Forums)
...that is about a year and a half old that will no longer start up, giving me a read disk error. When I ran diagnostics it gave me the error code 2000-0142, and the solution list for Dell said to reinstall the hard drive. If I do this will I...4/24/2011 | (Forums)
...I do that and it does the same thing. I then ran the self diagnostic test and got the results Error Code: 0142 Msg: Error code 2000-0142 Hard Drive 1- Self test unsuccessful Status:79 What does all this mean?? Will i need...7/8/2013 | (Forums)
...was taking an awfully long time to boot into windows and so I ran the diagnostics on it. It returned with the error code 2000-0142. Since then I thought it safe to run off a Ubuntu Live CD. I recently red that I could get a replacement Hard...3/24/2013 | (Forums)
...exe misplaced because of an I/O error and other calamities. I managed...pre-boot diagnostic and the following error occurred a couple minutes in concerning the short HD test: Error code 2000-0142 HD0 at status byte 79 I found out...6/24/2012 | (Forums)
...me and told me that there was an error and that it was goin to shut down...do a diagnostic check. Thus the error code 0142. Does anyone know what i can do...to know what is the meaning of the code? If anyone can answer this for me...3/22/2010 | (Forums)
My laptop is failing to start and shows the error code -- '2000-0142, validation 13569, status = 7' I have seen from other posts that this is a failed HDD but I have taken the HDD to a repair...7/19/2013 | (Forums)
Error code 2000-0142 Validation 60892 Msg: Hard Drive 0 - S/M WD-WX41A91L5950,self test unsuccessful .Status = The giver error code and message can ..........................eTc Do u want continue testing ? Yes No Retry How to solve ? :)2/21/2014 | (Forums)
...fails as soon as it starts are ports the following error: 2000-0142 HD self test unsuccessful status: 79 Running through the error code wizard in the technical support section tells me...3/29/2010 | (Forums)
...connections. I ran a diagnostic test and it gave me the error 2000-0142 code. I can still get on my computer, so I'm not sure what this code means for my laptop. does it affect my wireless connection...