Having problems with your Dell Latitude D600 Notebook ?


Answers :

That error code is in relation to the hard drive beginning to go bad, If it is still in warrenty call dell, if not and you have any data you need to try and retrieve taking it to a qualified shop that can put the drive into another machine or boot with a utility cd to try and get your files is recommended, either way you are going to have to get a new drive.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Dell Latitude D600 Notebook

Tips for a great answer:

- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.

Suggested Questions/Answers :


That error code is in relation to the hard drive beginning to go bad, If it is still in warrenty call dell, if not and you have any data you need to try and retrieve taking it to a qualified shop that can put the drive into another machine or boot wi ... Dell Latitude D600 Notebook

Error code 0146 , can you help me ? - PC Desktops

ALWAYS CHECK THE WARRANTY BEFORE DOING IT YOURSELF\015\012If this is a Dell computer , it indicates a hard drive failure. if so here is the solution:\015\012Look at the bios and see if the hard drive is detected.\015\012 To get to t ... PC Desktops

My Dell Latitude D600 keeps freezing after about 15 minutes use. I was using it with the power cable attached and noticed the battery getting hot. Have left it running without the cable and seems ok. Ran boot test and got a fail on the DST Short Test? I am running windows XP and XP office professional with 512mb of RAM.

Could be a couple of things.\015\012\015\012Its usually an indication of a fault on the hard drive but in most cases it can be fixed and cleared.\015\012\015\012If you get a copy of\015\012BARTPE \015\ ... Dell Latitude D600 Notebook

My Dell Latitude D830 will not boot up?

Your boot up needs to be repaired...follow the following repair and you should get booted back up. I do believe however that you are losing your hard drive, so watch it carefully and think about getting a backup for your files. \015\012\0 ... Dell Latitude D830 Laptop Computer PC Notebook

Failed DST Short Test and Screwy Mouse/Keyboard

Hi there.I'm sorry to say that error code 1000-0146 means that the hard drive is failing and it can go at anytime, get yourself a USB mouse and start the computer up, the operating system should recognize the mouse and install the drivers (it m ... Dell Inspiron 6000 Notebook

Primary hard disk drive 0 not found no bootable

Try running a test on the SYstem by Shutting the system OFF and while it is off, Press and hold the Fn key and keeping it down, Turn on the System. It will initiate a test on the system Which will ask you to press y if you get colorful bars on the sc ... Dell Latitude C640 Notebook

DST result fails

I would say this is the memory. You said that you checked the memory, and it passed, but did you download a cd called 'memtest x86' ? This will definately make sure your RAM isn't cooked. You boot off of this disc and let it go for a couple hours, it ... Dell Latitude D610 Notebook PC

I am getting a dst short test failed error code 1000=0146

It appears your hard disk has died and it may not be possible for you to retrieve your data.Remove your hard drive from the laptop and insert it into an USB harddrive adapter, (they are not expensive and you can use it later as a external hard ... Dell Latitude D610 Notebook

Drive Smart Read Error / Kernel Data Inpage Error/1000-0143

Have you restarted the PC? If you have and it works, then this error is NOT too much to worry about... As long as the drive is Booting for now you can copy off your files etc to say a USB drive... You do not need to copy the programs etc, usually you ... Dell Inspiron 2200 Notebook

My computer turn on and off contantly just stay 5 second on and then turn off same thing

Is the computer dirty inside, as well as the power supply?Inside your computer is a Heatsink, sitting on top of the Processor. The Heatsink is essentially a block of metal, that has tall thin fins protruding from it. ... Dell Dimension 2350 PC Desktop

Re: your suggestion for my Dell Lattitude D600 Hard Drive Problem

Ok, now we have some good discourse! While I'd always prefer to use a friend's laptop to test my fringe hypotheses, having your own is a fine option too. And it sounds like you have an enclosure too, so you are pretty much all set. It's r ... PC Laptops

Toshiba 5205-s503 won't start up

In my 15 year career in electronics, among other companies, I have most notably worked for United Technologies as Test Engineering Technician and as an Electronic Failure Analysis Technician for Jabil (Circuit.) I am unemployed due to US electronics ... Toshiba Satellite 5205-S503 Notebook

Dell latitude d600

The “DST SHORT TEST” is a hard drive diagnostic test. Apparently your hard drive needs to be replaced. For more info on this type of error go to:\015\012 ... Dell Latitude D600 Notebook

DST Short Status Test (Error detected)

DST stands for Drive Self Test, it means your drive is failing.\015\012\015\012I would get a new hard drive and USB enclosure, install new drive in laptop and install windows, then take the old drive and install ... Dell Inspiron 6000 Notebook

I have a dell studio 1737 laptop i purchased in Feb of this year. my computer works for about 10-15 minutes then crashes completely. i went into safe mode and found that the consumer IR devices will not load. Device Status:- this device is not working properly because windows cannot load the drivers required for this device (code 31) Also did a short drive self test and the result was fail error code 0F00:065D MSG DISK - DST seft-test Read Error. can anyone help please thanks

0F00:065D is a hard drive read test failure. the hard drive is failing. If purchased in Feb, the system should be under warranty call Dell Tech Support to get a replacement hard drive. (800-624-9896 in USA)\015\012\015\012If out of warranty y ... Dell Studio 1737 Laptop

Unable to boot computer from anywhere

You receive this error message when you restart the computer for the first time during an upgrade to Windows XP, howeva your original operating system will still work correctly.\015\012the main reasons for dia howeva might be..the ... Dell Latitude D800 Notebook

Flat screen monitor has gone black

You can test capacitors with an ohmmeter. A good capacitor behaves like a short circuit when you first apply a voltage, then its resistance increases as it charges. The capacitors that fail are electrolytic types with polarity, so be sure to put the ... Mag Innovision 19" LCD Flat-Panel Monitor LT916S

Laptop IBM ThinkPad. Black screen. Short beeps: 1+3+3+1

Hello,You can try the following steps: 1. Unplug the power from the laptop and remove the battery then press the power button of the laptop for 15 seconds2. Put the battery back in, turn on the laptop without plugg ... IBM ThinkPad T23 2647 Notebook

Power light flashes on and off but will not turn on. Dell Lattitude c600. Was working then all of a sudden now won't start. Tried reseating RAM and HDD but to no avail. Any ideas

Try this quick fix: Unplug the power, remove the battery and then hold the power button for 30 to 60 seconds. Then reattach the power and attempt a boot. Then shutdown your computer and put the battery pack back in. If that doesn't wor ... Dell Latitude D600 Notebook

Short self test failed

Your best option here is to take the drive to a data recovery specialist. If you google data recovery it will come up with some sites where you can find local offices to do this ... HP Pavilion s7400n (ES086AA) PC Desktop

Error Code: 1000-0146; MSG: Unit 0:DST Log contains previous erro

Code 0146 is hard drive read/write failure.Replace the hard disk drive ... Dell Inspiron 6000 Notebook

Dell Lattitude D600 Laptop (Secondary Hardrive not found)

Do this in the order :\015\012\015\012Turn the laptop off\015\012\015\0121) Remove the CDROM/DVDROM or combo drive from the Laptop\015\012\015\0122) Turn on the Laptop go to bios setup and save the setting\01 ... Dell Latitude D600 Notebook

Hi, I have a dell d505 laptop and am getting a dst short test error when running the diagnostic. someone told me I should run the recovery cd, but I no longer have it. How can I get one ? Is there a way to download it ? Thanks

You can download Dell Diagnostics from Support.dell.com for your model system, and see if you get a failure indication there. If you get a failure during Dell Diags, then it should help you ID the failed component. If the Diags pass, it is only indi ... Dell Latitude D505 Notebook

Dell Inspiron 1420 freeze at starting

This is an easy one.\015\012\015\012You hard drive has DIED. \015\012\015\012Call or chat with Dell tech support and get a replacement drive\015\012\015\012 ... Dell Inspiron 1150 Notebook

I got the below error ... is it possible tot ake my backup from the HDD?

A 0146 error means that the hard drive has a failing sector, and the drive will need replaced. If it's operable, then back everything wanted or needed up, because it will fail completely if it hasn't already. ... Dell Inspiron 6000 Notebook
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.electronic-servicing.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 1.1187 seconds