Having problems with your Dell Inspiron 6400 Notebook ?

Have a dell inspiron e1505 that continually cycles through the start up process. when i hit f12 and run diagnostics iget 0142 and 0146. when I reinstall it will work for a few days and then crashes again. contacted company and was told it is a software problem not the hard drive and they could fix but i dont have the software support warranty only the hardware. If i were to get a hard drive would that fix it or are they correct in saying it would continue because there is an issue with the softw


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The error messages indicate a failing hard drive. Replacing the hard drive will resolve the problem. 0F00-0142 amd 0F00-0146 are hard drive hardware failures, Dell Tech support should replace the hard drive if under warranty.
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