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If you question this there is one other way to test it. I dont wanna harm it anymore then it already is hayes257, Dec 5, 2009 #3 win2kpro Joined: Jul 19, 2005 Messages: 11,670 You didn't say you were refercing a laptop By continuing to browse our site you agree to our use of data and cookies.Tell me more | Cookie Preferences Partially Powered By Products Found At Lampwrights.com GeekPolice Welcome to or can it be fixed by the avg. Source

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It's just most likely that the controller board is dead if their is no detection. deusexSep 8, 2006, 9:50 AM I forgot to say that the DST failure code was Error Code : 1000-0146Can that also be a overheating problem, as also a HD prob?My comp Please note: NOT spam or an ad...just a really really long, detailed, and desperate post... The PC then started, gave me a 'Press any key to boot from CD' command.

  1. I had my PC custom built with TWO hard drives, a 120 GB for my operating system and the other drive, a 320 GB ONLY for my data/applications so in the
  2. deusexSep 8, 2006, 8:38 AM how can I tell if I have one?
  3. It'll have application drivers and or software and or diganostics.
  4. I Have run Diagnostics as suggested in Owners Manual & it fails at the DST Short test with message "Error Code 1000-0141 Msg: No drive detected" I even tried (very carefully)
  5. I installed ESET NOD32 which seemed to sort it out for a while.
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Can't find your answer ? I probably dont - I low-level formatted the drive using a Maxtor utility around a month or two ago - it was the only way I thought I could get rid Is it possible that there is a loose cable? got a dell warranty?

NewbieTechGodIISep 9, 2006, 12:37 PM Quote: My hard drive has been acting up lately (a hitachi 60 GB ATA 4200 rpm) in a Dell Laptop, I can't boot past the loading Reboot your desktop and recover all data that can be recovered.Waiting as long as you did to react to the problem, recovery degrades. DST Short Test / Hard Drive Not Detected Discussion in 'Hardware' started by hayes257, Dec 5, 2009. https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/all/how-to-fix-dst-short-test-on-a-laptop/61165d2c-775d-41aa-8d94-1f2a1f3a13fd If it fails then the drive is bad.

The time now is 08:09 PM. -- Mobile_Default -- TSF - v2.0 -- TSF - v1.0 Contact Us - Tech Support Forum - Site Map - Community Rules - Terms of Rating is available when the video has been rented. Log in or Sign up Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Software & Hardware > Hardware > Computer problem? Eventually (took a few minutes) I was presented with an option to hit 'R' to enter a recovery/repair mode.

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Low level formating always used to mean returning the driver to the maker. But the problem is this way i can't on it in first press the start baton??? 0 vedeepcut 5 Years Ago I had a HDD failure, or so the error messages Dell Waiting Dst Completion Anyways, my HDD has failed (error code 2000-0146) on a Studio 1558 laptop purchased 1 week ago. Smart Check Passed Short Dst Failed Be sure to adhere to our posting rules.

No, create an account now. http://webtrekkie.com/hard-drive/dvds-onto-my-tv-hard-drive.php Choose your language. PCcashCowSep 8, 2006, 8:54 AM Check the out on the web here is an example. Edited 6 Years Ago by cobes: more info 0 ztringz 6 Years Ago Dude, I appreciate the rant, but several off-the-shelf machines HAVE been shipping with OS discs for the last Hard Drive Short Dst Check Failed Windows 10

deusexSep 8, 2006, 12:41 PM Somehow, I've had this DST failure for over 4 months, and it hasn't broken down entirely, but I'm not too happy about repair-reinstalling XP like almost Bit of history: I had a trojan a few months ago due to my own sheer stupidity of not renewing my virusware cos I was skint. Once the 2 machines are connected you can map the hard drive on your machine onto the machine its connected to. http://webtrekkie.com/hard-drive/dvd-hard-drive.php another way of doing this is right click on ur hard drive and choose properties..

Things may be different now, but if you want to do a low level format again then check with the maker of the drive.If you want an easy way to back Several functions may not work. Advertisement Recent Posts LED controller doesn't work?

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Does this mean its completely dead and there is no way to salvage it? I also have a disk called a recovery cd. It also has WD's Data Lifeguard Utilities and what not.If you want data recovery, SpinRite is probably your best bet. If this is the case then your old hard drive is bad and needs replaced.

AND it's THEIR operating system???) WITH the installation CD, you can run many different utilities to FIX your PC, quickly AND EASILY!! It doesnt say anything about which operating system it is for it just says "This recovery cd can be used solely for restoring the software originally licensed and preinstalled on your Do a custom diagnostic and then test hard drive. Check This Out THE DISK Please help. 0 shahabuddin.h 5 Years Ago hi my problem is the same as yours, please can u help me!

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Hello all competent techs! Join our site today to ask your question. If your hard drive is still working, you should NEVER have to RE-FORMAT your drive and even if you had to as a last resort, you HAVE the installation CD to deusexSep 8, 2006, 8:09 AM My hard drive has been acting up lately (a hitachi 60 GB ATA 4200 rpm) in a Dell Laptop, I can't boot past the loading screen

Sign in to make your opinion count. Dismiss Notice TechSpot Forums Forums Community Ask a Question Today's Posts XP wont boot, hard drive notrecognized Bypeb143 ยท 10 replies Feb 6, 2010 I have a Dell 700m running XP. hayes257, Dec 5, 2009 #1 Sponsor win2kpro Joined: Jul 19, 2005 Messages: 11,670 Check the connections to the drive, but when its not being detected it generally means the controller Click here to Register a free account now!

When I run the reinstallation disk, whether using the recovery console or repair option, it doesnt recognize the hard drive. Once you decide you are set to do the recovery. Please help me!!!laptop specs: Intel Pentium M 1.5GHz CPU, 512 MB RAM, Geforce go5200. Quote: had this drive for more than 2 years....warranty expireed...