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  • Forum Thread: Inspiron N5010 HDD error code 0f00 1344
    Hi, When i tried to turn on my lap it hanged if starting windows screen. I have run the diagnosis test it showed HDD error with error code '0f00 1344' and suggested to replace HDD. Kindly let me know if 1TB hardisk is compatible for my Inspiron N5010, I have seen two products kindly suggest...
  • Forum Thread: DTLE value change in Inspiron laptop
    Hi, I own an Inspiron 15 7537 and it's currently on BIOS A09. I see there is a new BIOS for it, A10, which according to Dell "Changed DTLE value to 2 from 5". I didn't know what DTLE was, and after a bit of googling looks like it has to do with the HDD or SSD drives: blog.asset-intertech...
  • Forum Thread: add HDD WD Blue WD10EZEX - hard drive - 1 TB - SATA-600 to M3800
    M3800 laptop Is it relatively easy to add a HDD into an M3800 to an existing 250GB SSD and can you remind me how how to make the HDD a slave to the SSD. Lastly is it still best for speed, maintenance and fragmentation to divide a 1TB HDD into 2 or 3 partitions? Thanks Windows 7 Pro, 16mb ram ...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron 1525 - clean reinstall - unable to partition unallocated disk - HDD gone bad ?
    I am trying to reinstall windows Vista on my Inspiron 1525. I used killdisk and wiped the drive and now trying to reinstall. Not able to create partition during installation. I tried ultimate Boot Cd and used some HDD Diagnosis utilities (Seatools,Gparted etc) and they are giving "error reading...
  • Forum Thread: [XPS L421X] HDD Image
    Hi! I am a recent owner of this laptop, XPS L421X. I'm Linux user. I would like to do a Ghost image to HD. If I install Linux all existing partition will be erased and Windows will be lost. I do not know in the feature I will be need it, for that i would like have a backup of the facotry system....
  • Forum Thread: HDD error 2000-0146 Dell Inspiron 15R N5010
    Hi, Could I use an external hard drive instead of the internal hard drive for my laptop Dell Inspiron 15R N5010? Because my internal hard drive is damaged and Windows doesn't load. Or I need to purchase an internal hard drive and reinstall all the drivers/softwares again?
  • Forum Thread: HDD Removing problem - Problema rimozione HDD
    Hi, I'm trying to remove the HDD from a just unboxed Precision M4700. The manual says that there are five screw that fix the HDD, I've only four screw on the caddy and something that seems a rivet on the 'eject slider swich'. Is that normal, is there another way to remove the HDD...
  • Forum Thread: BIOS HDD Password. Warning 'Prompt' & Security
    Hi, When setting ATA-Security-Password 'HDD Passoword' in BIOS, i receive a Warning Prompt that reads as follows. "This hard disk drive supports Security Erase. If you enable this feature and then unlock the drive using Dell supplied recovery password all data on the drive will be erased...
  • Forum Thread: New Inspiron 15 (3537) HDD failure
    I have a Dell Inspiron 15 laptop that is less than 2 months old and the hard drive has already failed. Has not been abused whatsoever but failed on a reboot after a couple of unknown OS freezes. Ship date according to dell was 4/14/2014 but was purchased new 6/13/2014, so it is under warranty, however...
  • Forum Thread: Click of death ? - Dell Inspiron 17r SE (7720)
    Hello there, I have a Dell Inspiron 17r SE (7720) which I bought just over 2 years ago. It's been running pretty smoothly (except for a problem where sometimes when it's in sleep mode, it starts heating up even though it's asleep). In recent weeks, when I've turned it on it gets stuck...
  • Forum Thread: Latitude e6420: HDD upgrade for Win8.1
    Hi. I'm Sam. A Novice IT. I've been trying to up-grade the Hard Drive Disk on this old Dell Latitude e6420 for some time now. I tryed installing a 750GB WD Black SATA III 7200 RPM 16 MB Cache I got off of Amazon. It failed on all 3 Disk Control Operation modes in the Bios. I return it for another...
  • Forum Thread: Dell 5737 problem with USB3 HDD caddy
    I have a Dell 5737 (Win 8.1) that came with a Samsung Momentus St1000LM024 1TB HDD. I've installed an SSD in the laptop, and moved the HDD into a USB3/UASP enclosure (see http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B00HHO0U7U/ref=oh_details_o03_s00_i00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 ). After a few minutes of sustained...
  • Forum Thread: HDD Interface CRC Error
    Hello everybody! I'm using my Inspiron 15-3521 about 8 months. several day ago I run HD Tune. There was no problems with my HDD Toshiba 500 GB. But one parameter - HDD Interface CRC Error. It was 174559161. And every day it increases with 1000000. Is this problem with HDD. Should I replace it? Thanks...
  • Forum Thread: Question about upgrading to SSD
    Hello everyone So i am thinking of upgrading to an SSD, so i wanted to ask if my laptop can have both HDD and SSD or is my only option to remove the HDD and replace it with an SSD. And where where is the best place to get one. I appreciate every suggestion and comment. Have a nice day. I have a : Dell...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 14R replace HDD with Factory Image
    I have an Inspiron 14R (5421) that is about 14 months old and the HDD is dead. I ran the DST Scan and it returned a 2000-0151 error which basically means it needs to be replaced. I have my data backed up but I don't have a disc to restore the factory image. My warranty just expired about 2 months...
  • Forum Thread: 2 hdd, new and old
    hey! i have installed win 7 on my new hdd and it has worked good so far. however, my old hdd has one recovery partion, oem and the primary partition with win 7. im planning to use the old as a storage drive. is it safe to format the primary partition (old hdd) and keep the recovery partition for safety...
  • Forum Thread: How to reload Windows 7 on a new HDD
    Hi I need to replace my hdd on my inspiron 17 (N7010). Now my question is how do I reload Windows 7 as this laptop came with no disks? The laptop is currently functioning fine but running backup the other day resulted in failure. Running Dell Diagnostics flagged up bad sector on hdd.
  • Forum Thread: Latitude E7440 with SSD as primary and HDD ultrathin as storage
    Hi All, I have one doubt. I have a Dell E7440 with a 256GB SSD instaled on the PCI Express m-SATA. I was thinking to buy a HDD 500GB ultrathin to use to store my doc and prog. This is possible? it's possible to use the boht disks with SSD as primary drive? See below the image of i want. ...
  • Forum Thread: Dell inspiron boot issue-
    Hi I have a Dell Inspiron 1556 laptop, i am writing this because i am out of the factory waranty- here is my issue- My HDD in the dell failed after running the diagnostics i found out the HDD was done so i had to get a new one. I went to my local tech shop and had them install a new HDD. After getting...
  • Forum Thread: Replace HDD with SDD on Latitude 6540
    Hello! I'd like to replace the 500GB HDD of my Latitude 6540. with a 250GB SDD. Can I do it myself or this would invalidate the warranty? Assuming the answer is YES, I would keep as much as possible of the current configuration (OS is Windows 7 Professional) The original HDD has now three partitions...
  • Forum Thread: After an unsuccessful system restore attempt my trusty Dell Inspiron 15R N5110 locked me out of Bios and then my HDD ..
    I throw the towel in ... After a marvelous experience with my other several trusty toys (i.e. AcerNoteLight AN370CX, Mack PoweBook 400, Dell Latitude D600, ASUS F5 X50V) all of whom I keep maintaining seamlesly over the years - my recent mishap with my latest toy makes me revise my personal computing...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 1525 replacement HD not seen by BIOS. Ubuntu OS.
    The hard drive on my Inspiron 1525 recently failed, still seen by the BIOS diagnostic tests returned Error code 2000-0146. Attempts to repartition and format the drive failed. Unable to get a replacement from Dell, on their recommendation, I obtained one from another source and fitted it in accordance...
  • Forum Thread: Upgrading to a new SSD/ HDD..
    Hello everyone, I use a Dell Inspiron 15 7537. This model has a 1 Tb SSHD (solid state hybrid drive) As all of you know that nowadays Dell does not provide any recovery media in a DVD format..as they had already created a recovery partition and you have to create a recovery media from that using...
  • Forum Thread: Dell XPS 11 - Internal hard disk drive not found
    Hi. Ctrl-alt-delete - Dell XPS 11 - Internal hard disk drive not found F5 - ePSA = Hard Drive - Not installed Order Number: < ADMIN NOTE : Order number removed as per privacy policy> just one week old! If it any problem with my warranty if I will open cover and try to reconect myself ?...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Studio 1749 - HDD clicking (operating system not found!)
    Hi Forum, this is my first post, I believe I have done all i can prior to posting. Turned on my Dell Studio 1749 laptop last night, and the system came up with a message saying "Operating system not found" and the HDD was clicking. I'm guessing the hard drive is cooked. I had only 1...