Dell xps 8100; Disk failure hard error 2000-0142 0 self test status 79
Hi guys, I was wandering in the forums for a few hours, now looking for ana response to this question, and can't find anything clear. I have a XPS 8100 that I run a diagnostic and received a 2000-0142 error code that says MSG: error code 2000-0142 hard drive FAILURE 0 self-test status: 79 based on what I read in the forum is that there is a disk failure, and the only recourse is to solve the problem in my view is to replace the drive. Firstly, can someone please give me an absolute confirmation that it is indeed what I have to do, or is there something else I should do to fix this problem first? If a replacement drive is there someone could please tell me how can I do to get my OEM software off the coast of the partition recovery and on my new drive. I now office preinstalled and, of course, premium Windows 7 I would like to see on my new hard drive and I was not provided with one of the disks at the time of purchase. Thanks in advance to all those who respond
Welcome to the Dell Community Forum.
The 200-0142 error is for hard drive failure and you need to replace the hard drive.
Since the hard drive has not, you would not be able to access the partition recovery on it. Data would be lost and the software already installed on your computer will need to be reinstalled.
Windows 7 will need to be installed on the new hard drive. Please click the link below to get the procedure of re - install Windows 7.
If based in the United States, you can ask for the backup drives by clicking the link below:
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I realize after searching for the error that my only solution is to replace my hard drive but I need some advice on what exactly, I need with respect to a new hard drive. Not very tech-saavy. Please notify.
Failure id 9fnhbr-7b783q-xd7v6k-61ed03.
Thanks for any help.
Here is the Service Manual:
Replacement hard drive is shown on page 36 of the manual. Your laptop, plug, came with a disk 5400 RPM 500 GB. This model uses 7mm superslim hard drives is as well as what you buy. There are also options for a solid m2 or normal size state drive solid state SATA drive as a replacement for the mechanical drive slow 5400 RPM. In other words, it would be the perfect opportunity to speed it up a little.
It would be a 7200 RPM mechanical drive of 500 concerts and would be a good replacement at low cost:
Solid state drive designed to replace the hard drive:
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So I'm the mother of bricks typical of the update of the bios dell (aprox 1.5 year ago) I just installed a motherboard renovated same stickers for CN-07JNHO info. Started machine and loading, I received the request of 'reboot & select proper boot device '. I rebooted w / f12 and got into the bios page. He had the hard drive to boot class 4th so I moved it to... recorded 1 restart the same thing. Double checked that my hard drive son have been linked to the 3rd test... same results. Did a check of the ePSA and got an error code 2000-0142 as hard drive 0... as it is the is not find? I'll post pictures to help and any help is appreciated!
error code # 2000-0142 validation # 114880
Before pasting the couple paper weight thousand dollar in the closet... it would abandon the beep codes at the start and never from desktop... I made a few bios hardware reset with swaping clips on the pins / changed MB battery ect and he would sometimes launch and be playable until he cut power failure or an ect update and when starting it has always been the problem with the the bios loading. I got that last for a few months... until finally nothing helps it load the BIOS.
Alienware Aurora R4
service tag #.
(awarded to nine MB) (old MB #)
CPU i7 - 3930 K 3.20 GHz
Windows 7 64 bit OP
= 2000-0142 drive self test failed
You will probably have to replace the hard drive...
Original title: error 2000 - 0142
Activities of PC by default Scan on my laptop DELL Inspiron 5520. Hard drive failure: 2000-0142 error what does that mean?REDA
According to the answer by a representative of Dell here:
It seems that the error means what it says - the hard drive has gone bad and should be replaced.
I highly recommend that you only backup your data to another drive immediately and then contact Dell for confirmation about the error and advice on the best course of action.
My computer keeps showing on the startup splash screen and also my system completely stopped backups from disk failure smart error
and my DVD/CD ROM burner a work stoppage indicating the red light on my bright area of the lens. and has same stop indicator to the area of manerg of tasks
The error means that the hard drive is faulty and should be replaced by a new.
I always noticed something with my DELL XPS 8100 Windows7 Home Premium.
The original system came with the Seagate ST31000528AS, whenever the system was rebuilt from the reinstallation DVD, I noticed that if the drivers from DELL has not been installed, the fan would be extremely noisy nonstop.
Recently my hard drive went, I bought a digital WS1003FZEX of Western. Guess what, the DVD of resettlement is unable to complete Windows on it, I guess that the device was not supported at this time there. I got a copy of Windows7 SP1 DVD of the trial and was able to install Windows7 Home Premium using the DELL license key. The only problem, the fan noise is unbearable, even if I had asked all the drivers for DELL. Can anyone recommend how to fix this annoying fan? Do you know all the drivers that are required at this address? Unfortunately, DELL has no new drivers for my out of the Service Tag support.
Also, I tried the Technical Preview of Windows 10, the fan is very quiet. Windows 10 is finally out, I heard that Windows7 users should be able to switch to Windows 10 free supposingly.
The noise finally put fan hands on a picture of Windows7 without SP1, disappeared after having installed the drivers from DELL. Don't know what SP1 was that the pilots did not help.
Thank you for responding to this post.
I'm looking to upgrade my Dell XPS 8100 power OEM 350W at a minimum 550W power supply so I can install a Blu - Ray reader & writer drive, & so I can replace the ATi Radeon HD 5570 1 GB GDRR5 graphics card with 2 GB or 4 GB of GDDR5. What would be a good power supply for my computer?
Here are my specs:
Intel Core i7-870,
16 GB of DDR3 Ram(was 8GB but I upgraded to 16GB),
HD 1.5 TB,
ATi Radeon HD 5570 1 GB GDDR5.
In addition, this card will work fine with my computer:
& What will be a good Blu - Ray burner for my computer which is not too expensive?
It's my computer right now:
Here's a post that details what the size fits:
740 GT is not much faster that the Radeon 5570 then this isn't much of an upgrade. What do you who needs 4 GB of RAM - V?
Have you watched a 4 GB GTX 750 ti? Much faster...
If you go with a GT 740, according to me, he can use less energy than the 5570, and if you buy a 'green' BluRay burner, it can use less energy than your current optical drive.
I have a request similar to this one in this thread: http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/disk-drives/f/3534/p/19499585/20334228.aspx#20334228 but I went a little lower on the line, need some advice and help on the Intel Rapid Storage Technology controller.
I have a Dell Studio XPS 8100 with discs of Segate to 2 x 1 TB which have stripes.
Configuration is SATA 1 + 2 = hard disks scratched; 3 = BluRay ROM/DVD RW SATA; SATA 4 = not used.
I bought a Samsung SSD 840 series.
What I want to do is add the new SSD controller and install Windows 8 without messing/breaking the existing 2 x HDD Striped Array.
First, I installed the SSD SATA 4 and started Windows 8 to DVD but Windows 8 says it could not install on this disk because it is not bootable (SSD is not formatted/not partitioned right now but I guess that Windows 8 installation will do for me.
If the questions are:
(1) if I go the SSD SATA 1, could I (physically) move the existing striped 2 HDD SATA 2 and 3 and set this configuration in technology Intel Rapid Storage Technology controller without losing the striped table? I don't want to find that the controller will set up a table of fees which then requires a fresh format in order to to use.
(2) is there a documentation of this controller I could read on what concerns the reconfiguration/options and their effect?
I am pleased to learn that you have to work. Sometimes I forget that the newer Dell BIOS will allow allows you to select a SATA port for the start. My XPS 410, being an older machine, allows me only to the ability to choose 'SATA hard drive' as boot device. Because it does not give me the option to choose a specific port, the bootable SATA drive must be attached to the first port.
Once a RAID has been configured, the parametric data written to readers allow the RAID ROM figure out how the RAID has been configured. I've been through all this on a Studio XPS 435 t/9000; We had a problem after adding a new video card in the system that caused startup failure, error message "one or more of your drives are locked". We have solved by moving readers from the ports of third and fourth (or Dell originally installed them) to the ports of first and second. Requirement to keep records in the same relative order of port, you can of course make this transition and maintain the operational computer.
I wish that your installation does not end with an arrangement of dualboot on its own; Maybe Windows 8 works differently from Windows 7. The XPS 410, I'm currently using is a RAID 0 which has been initially configured with Windows XP. When I decided to try Windows 7, I has narrowed the original partition and run the Windows 7 Installer to install in the unallocated space resulting. The installation went normally and I found myself with a system dual boot without ever having had the opportunity to indicate that I wanted a system dual boot. Since it was my goal, I'm not complaining, but I see that it might be inconvenient for some people who had the intention like that. Before installation, you accidentally set your SSD on port 4 to be the first in the boot order?
The laptop (product ID LW291UA #ABA) displays an error of hard disk, I ran a test that does not immediately and displays the error code [psl5vq-5m163t-mfkr5g-60dc03] during the test drive 1. Operating system is windows 7 starter edition, but the OS does not load consistently. He has previously, but usually moves to a SMART disk error screen and suggests a test drive. More information about the specific error code are appreciated. Tell me whether or not I have to buy a new HARD drive is also appreciated. The computer is not mine, so I don't have much of an idea how the failure occurred.
The failure ID indicates that your hard drive has failed and you must be replace the part and reinstall the operating system on the unit to get it back if you work.
If your laptop is still under warranty, contact HP and arrange for the disc replaced.
If you are out of warranty and would like a guide to replacing the hard drive yourself, let me know.
I have a DELL XPS M1330 with Solid State SDD drive. None of the solutions have solved my installation problem including run all the tools to clean up the intall. It restarts after installation, then crosses the restart process, then the States 'installation failed' and then back again.
Vista Ultimate 32 bit, 24 GHz chip. Nothing else cannot simply install service pack 2.
Thanks in advance for your help
The update is not installed successfully, you receive a message, and the computer restarts when you try to install an update in Windows Vista
How to troubleshoot Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 service pack installation issues
[0 x Error 80070002; 0x8007000D; 0 x 80073712; 0x800B0100; & 0x8024200D]
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I made a new installation and ive talked to each technician I possibly could to get that back on my PC (THX TruStudio PC) and they stop for me on warranty software blah blah blah... I don't have to do anything, I just want to know HOW to get that back on my PC so I can install it myself. Ive tried my downloads, but when I go to register my product it does nothing else. So I can't download it. My XPS 8100 CAME with it but not the backup drive. I want this back as well as my dell dock. I want a link for this download. I shouldn't need a guarantee for it when it came with my PC. any help PLOX!
Thank you for using the Dell Community Forum.
You can download the THX TruStudio software by clicking the link below as well as the DellDock.
Recently, I bought dell xps 14 it worked fine for 1 week and suddenly one day my screen got stuck at the dell logo screen, with a bit of internet research provided me with the solution as (http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/p/19481127/20252015.aspx#20252015) SATA switch mode in the BIOS of intel smart response on AHCI and return back at the next reboot. It worked but I started to have the alert as "your system does not appear to be with technology intel quick ignition" after each reboot to the windows desktop screen. I tried to activate fast ignition, but I am unable to find the acceleration tab in intel Rapid storage technology app running in my system...
any help on this would be appreciated
Finally got resolved the issue , I tried settings as it is that I stuck in the previous post screen except that I have selected the size of the cache as 18.6 GB and clicked on ok and received the error something like
"An unknown error has occurred while an operation was underway. "The operation could not be completed ' ,.
I googled for this error and the solution found in dell community threads
I followed the solution of Sujatha K and it worked perfectly and TRIE is enabled.
Finally, I used a document"http://en.community.dell.com/cfs-file.ashx/__key/communityserver-components-postattachments/00-20-08-79-33/Intel-Responsiveness-technologies-0.91.pdf" to set up the Intel Rapid Start technology. Now everything is fine and my system is powerful.
Thanks for your help
Anyone have successfully improved a XPS 8100 to Windows 10? Microsoft says it is compatible, but Dell said it does not test Windows drivers for Windows 10 for this model and some things may not work
I have Windows 7 64-bit. My inclination does not do despite aggressive reminders every day.
I have a XPS 8100 and Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit installed. I accepted the invitation of Ms. development upgraded to Windows 10 64-bit in August and apart from having to reinstall a few minor applications, have had no aging with the upgrade.
So heads up, I've never updated a computer in this way before. I opened the box a few times to clean the old GPU and replace the old with the new GTX 260 240 when I got it, but beyond that nothing. I know that I need to upgrade my GPU, fortunately, my best friend gave me a GTX 750 Ti 2048 MB PCIe graphic card and I wonder if I could install in my XPS 8100 and already use it. I was told that in the Dell 350W POWER supply is sufficient to run it, but I'm not sure and would like to double check.
However, should I I need a new power supply, I was told that SeaSonic S12II 520 Bronze 520W ATX12V V2.3 / EPS 12V V2.91 80 PLUS BRONZE certified Active PFC power supply PSU will fit the Dell case but here a double confirmation directly from Dell forums - especially after a call with Dell technical support told me that there is no way to upgrade the PSU. There is also the modular version M12II, but it seems that the dimensions on this would mean that he did not fit into the XPS 8100?
The GTX 750 Ti 2048 MB PCIe graphics card should work fine with the default power of XPS 8100.
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