Having problems with your Dell XPS M1530 Laptop ?

Error code 2000-0146 in device Hard Drive 1

\015 Will not boot from CD, will not boot in safe mode. So i cannot rollback with system restore. Will not boot using the "Last known good configuration" option in the boot menu. Always blue-screens at startup. Need help. Some think it's a virus and some think it is a hard drive error. If possible i need to know how to wipe the computer using bios or a form to where the operating system does not have to load. A walkthrough for that would be nice. Service warranty on the computer ran out and dell won't help at all without charging. It's a Dell Inspiron 1525 Notebook. If anymore information is needed or might be helpful, please let me know.Thank you.\015

Answers :

I just had this same problem a few weeks ago. This error code means you have a bad sector in your hard drive which is cheap and easy to fix. You just need to unscrew the bottom screws holding your hard drive in and place the old cover on the new hard drive you buy. Screw that new one in and reload your programs. Your computer will be as good as knew after that. Look on your invoice to get the hard drive specs so you can buy a new one or just enter your service tag on the dell site and check out the specs of the ones they offer for upgrade.
First you have to do is the remove your RAM,, clean with air soft cleaner. You need also to remove the keyboard in order to remove the dust beside on your CPU. You have a hardware problem, that need to be maintenance, that why you have a blue screen. Or otherwise your MB is not working at all.
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