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DST Short Status Test (Error detected)

\015 When I tried to start up my laptop it would not start and then I tried the diagnostic test. It gave me an error code: 1000-0146 and MSG: Unit 0: IDE Status Failed. Status byte = 64 Controlcode = 1 Msg=no addtional sense information. Can someone please help me?\015

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DST stands for Drive Self Test, it means your drive is failing.
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\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 it in the USB enclosure so you can connect to your laptop when windows is running and restore your files, assuming the drive is not completely dead.
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\015\012thanks for rating
DST stands for Drive Self Test, it means your drive is failing.

I would get a new hard drive and USB enclosure, install new drive in laptop and install windows, then take the old drive and install it in the USB enclosure so you can connect to your laptop when windows is running and restore your files, assuming the drive is not completely dead
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