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You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. Dead ass wrong. You are right rocke, the script monkey's will only replace it for what it is. I take it that that means the hard drive might be shot or have bad sectors. Check This Out

A good tech knows that hardware diags are always the first thing you run. The time now is 01:42 AM. -- Mobile_Default -- TSF - v2.0 -- TSF - v1.0 Contact Us - Tech Support Forum - Site Map - Community Rules - Terms of My 1070 Heaven benchmark 4.0 score is 2253. Browse to the ISO file you want to burn on cd/dvd ....in this case its XPRC 3. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/error-return-code-7-hard-drive-failure-234470/

Dell Hard Drive Diagnostics Return Code 7

I ran a diagnostic and it says: "Drive 0: WDC WD1600JD-75HBB0 - Fail. Any recommendations on a 80gb or larger hd that would be fairly reasonable in price? The only thing that an error code 7 indicates a read failure.

The computer would not boot up in safe mode either. Backup your data anyway. Ask a question and give support. Dps Self Test Completion Code 4 ByAngoos Sep 20, 2007 Hi Guys, Let me start by warning you that I am not a whiz when it comes to computers!

Also SATA vs ATA drives, I'm assuming SATA is better. Hp Dps Self Test Code 7 Determine the make and model number of the drive.5. Just so we are clear, CHKDSK /R is not a permanent solution on a failing hard drive no matter what the Dell person says. Unrelated Stupid Stuff NON-DELL ZONE!!!!!

While a DELL machine is going through POST, press CTRL-D or F12, and choose Hard Drive diagnostics. Dps Self Test Completion Code 0 I ran a disc check and got a return code 7. remove Hard Drive and slave to another computer and copy pics, and files. Unfortunately, this is the kind of crap they are pulling on all sorts of customers, losing market share and the stock falling.

Hp Dps Self Test Code 7

Matt Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) BleepingComputer.com Register to remove ads #2 MattRichWarren MattRichWarren Topic Starter Members 19 posts OFFLINE Local time:04:42 AM Posted 13 March http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/topic/315904-ide-drive-diagnostic-error-code-7-computer-wont-boot/ Number one, the only cost in replacing a drive for Dell is answering the phone, plus the logistics (inventory, shipping, handling) of supplying the part. Dell Hard Drive Diagnostics Return Code 7 BLEEPINGCOMPUTER NEEDS YOUR HELP! Hp Dps Self Test Codes Sep 21, 2007 #6 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Topic Status: Not open for further replies.

Upgrading OS Mouse and Touchpad Not Working Win32/Zperm virus & popups. his comment is here I couldn't run my diagnostics disc. It's the only way you will get your hard drive replaced in a reasonable amount of drive. Incredibly (for me!) I managed to get the old girl up and running in Safe Mode, and while there appears to be one or more errors on my C hard drive, Dell Hard Drive Diagnostics Return Code 4

Sometimes you use words that I don't understand. Test hard drive, reformat and install XP. You most definitely can't just start the diag, walk away, come back and trust it when it says 'pass'. this contact form My next question is: Should I replace the hard drive anyway - it must be about 4.5 years old?

hold on... (hold button) [Ten minutes later...] Me>I'm sorry, but I have no idea. Dell Hard Drive Error Code Angoos Sep 20, 2007 #5 AlbertLionheart TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,026 Before you do ANYTHING, back up your files. The Others I love Working for Dell I love Buying Dell's!!

What is Dell support:?: seriously.

Jul 24, 2011 Hard Drive problems, did it fail? Back to top #8 rosiesdad rosiesdad Members 220 posts OFFLINE Local time:03:42 AM Posted 14 March 2010 - 07:06 AM If I had to bet, you are badly infected with Perform a quick, non-destructive test. Ccmsetup Is Exiting With Return Code 7 Nero will work if you have it, so will others.

Hope this helps any future users who don't necessarily have to get a new drive. don't come crying to me..Fellow computer users.. Jump to content FacebookTwitter Geeks to Go Forum Operating Systems Windows XP, 2000, 2003, NT Welcome to Geeks to Go - Register now for FREE Geeks To Go is a helpful navigate here New 8 core Gigabyte GA-970A- DS3P Full ATX Motherboard;AMD FX 8120 3.1Ghz; Corsair Vengeance 16GB Memory; Kingston 240GB SSD; WD 320GB SATA; Geforce GT610 1GB Vid card; Windows 7 Professional 64

The Dell model is the Dell Dimension 4700 series. Last week I had a customer that spent four hours on the phone with the tech trying to get the machine to boot to the Windows XP cd. You need to keep a few things in mind. TechSpot Account Sign up for free, it takes 30 seconds.

Proffitt Forum moderator / February 19, 2007 3:52 AM PST In reply to: Error: Return code 7 hard drive failure I did a quick search and found that code from Dell's It is worth it to pay someone who can talk technical than go through the aggivation themselves. now I have to go take the dash out of my Dodge RAM to replace my electronic ventilation.Signed, "a proud infidel"Saroku. YES!!

I don't want to play with mine.Dell has a 32 bit diagnostics,that you should be able to run from your resource cd or download from the site. A friend is now having this problem.Thanks! After some research, it seems to me that this error is not fixable, and he must buy a new hard drive. Listen to the noises of the drive.-- Loud "clunk" noise generally means "drive head crash -- unrecoverable"-- You supply power to the unit, but it doesn't spin up.

So, I backed up everything but Windows using a flash drive. These people aren't qualified to hold my jock, let alone tell me how to do my job. There is no software measure that can rectify a failed piece of hardware. CHKDSK /R will recover bad sectors and you may be able to get your data off of the drive, but it is a software solution that repairs the file system and

Clicking drives (recal/retry) will pass virtually ALL diagnostics as long as they successfully process the command before they time out. Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate.