One of the easier methods saving the data from a failed system is to remove the hard drive and use a USB 2.0, SATA, adaptor similar to THIS and connect the hard drive to working computer and see if you can transfer the files and folders.
The error code most likely refers to bad sectors on the drive itself.
As of today, I'm unable to boot Windows 7. Right after the Windows flag logo, I get a BSOD with the error: unmountable_boot_volume. When I run diagnostics I get the error mentioned in the title.1/10/2014 | (Forums)
...drive. This was the error in the Diagnostic tests: DST Short Status Test Test Results: FAIL Error Code: 1000-0146 Msg: Unit 0: IDE Status failed. Status byte = 67 ControlCode = 1l. Msg=No additional sense information...9/7/2006 | (Forums)
I have been told I need to download new drivers, or maybe insert my resource cd. I have misplaced my resource cd, which drivers do I download. When I went to drivers on dell support, it had 93 driver options to download. Has anyone had this problem. Any help would be appreciated.(Forums)
...be: 0F00:0244 & msg: Block 6557782 Uncorrectable data error or media is write protected. Verify Test- IDE Disk Error code: 0F00:1A44 msg:Block 6557782. The computer was purchased in 2002 and is not under warranty, so can you suggest a drive...
That error is a hard drive self-test failure - which may be the reason why the DVD drive won't read (the drivers may be located in the bad sectors on the hard drive). Try a bootable CD in the hard drive (F12 to boot from it). If the drive WILL boot the system, then it's OK.
...and was able to reformat and now recently got this error when running the diagnostics: DST Short Test - 'Fail' - code 1000-0146 I have been told that relates to the hard drive and I need to run an extended test on it, which I am unaware of and...4/14/2008 | (Forums)
I just ran the "check disk" for hard drive errors and the the problem got solved, it seems there were some bad sectors in my hard drive. But now after running "check disk" the problem is solved.
You need a new Hard Drive. Â pcgeek11
Keep backups - any drive that shows bad sectors will fail -- most likely soon.
The error simply means that a previous drive logged a failure. Once you run a complete diagnostic on the new drive and it passes without errors, that information should over-write what's there and the error will disappear.
...wustlajb, First, let me say that I do not know what that code means specifically. With enough time, and a friendly engineer...standpoint of the average technician at Dell, the specifics of the code do not matter, because any failure means, replace the hard...
It's very difficult to help, without knowing what model system you have.
THANKS FOR TRYING TO HELP ME BUT WHAT YOU SAID DOESN'T MAKE ANY SENSE TO ME. I DON'T HAVE THAT MUCH KNOWLEDGE LIKE YOU DO WITH COMPUTERS
You said there is no permanent fix so there must be a temporary fix so I can at least copy my files and get some of my stuff off the computer before I install a new hard drive??
There is no permanent fix other than a replacement drive, no. There are utilities provided by drive makers for mapping out bad sectors - but they'll continue to propagate and more will pop up -- could be five minutes or five days - or five months - after you invest time in reinstalling.
I have a Dell laptop Inspiron 6000 Int centrino moble techinology. I bought it in 2005 from Dell. If I could just get that blue screen off the computer I could recover my data and reinstall windows. I know there has to be a way but finding out is the hard part!! Hope you can help! Thanks Denise
Ok, this is a question from the inexperienced.... I have another laptop sitting right beside the one that crashed. This system is using Windows Vista, and the other system that crashed is using Windows XP. Can I attatch the failed drive to the working system via the external case and USB?
Not if the old system won't boot, no. You'll still need to put the drive in an external case to read it - and attach it to a working system.