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At the moment it is performing a chkdsk /r. Thanks, Tom CAfantom, May 11, 2010 #1 Sponsor billh2 Joined: Jan 29, 2004 Messages: 55 Sounds like you have a major failure on your hands. Discussion topics include Intel and AMD CPUs, PC upgrades, installing RAM, hardware compatibilities, installing a new hard drive, custom builds, and gaming rigs.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators General discussion Error: Return code So, now that I have setup my dominance amongst you; I'll give you want you want... http://1pxcare.com/dps-self/dell-hard-drive-diagnostic-return-code-4.html

Is this the dreaded hard drive crash? It is silly to try and reinstall windows on a failing hard drive. Ask a Question See Latest Posts TechSpot Forums are dedicated to computer enthusiasts and power users. Here's a thread that can give you some suggestions for data recovery tools: http://www.tomshardware.co.uk/forum/291895-32-best-data-recovery-softwareHope I was helpful!

Dell Hard Drive Diagnostics Return Code 7

If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members. Again Thanks Reply With Quote March 11th, 2011,12:42 AM #4 Train View Profile View Forum Posts Site Moderator Join Date Apr 2000 Location Sheboygan, WI Posts 52,728 WD WD800JD-75MSA3 80GB HDD, If the drive interface allows the computer to recognize the drive and partitions,-- remove the drive from the computer-- using an interface adapter to USB or drive dock, connect to another

  1. The 90/90 said it was A-OK.Yeh, that's what I thought.
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  9. Unfortunately, this is the kind of crap they are pulling on all sorts of customers, losing market share and the stock falling.
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Novel screenname. When guests where no longer allowed to post I joined as the anonymous guest. And thank you too. Dps Self Test Completion Code 4 You can believe that *sometimes* you can cheat it with an OS repair but the sad truth is, it's only a short term delay.

My question is can this be repaired by formatting the hard drive and reinstalling Windows? Hp Dps Self Test Code 7 Dell WILL try to con you into reinstalling over a diagnostic error, which NEVER works for more than a week if at all. Most drives carry a 5 year warranty. It did not give me any opportunity to correct anything.

solved Data Hard-Drive Crashed - Bios see it, Win 7 doesn't Lenovo laptop doesn't see hard drive please help solved if i plug in my current hard drive to a new Dps Self Test Completion Codes You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. Remember data you do not backup is data you do not care about. atary20 replied Jan 8, 2017 at 3:53 PM Failure to "launch" after...

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Rocke T Sinetist as in, 'it doesn't take a...' Top anonymous guest Graduate Dellhater Posts: 56 Joined: Mon Apr 19, 2004 9:23 pm Quote #6 Postby anonymous guest » Tue Jun Period. Dell Hard Drive Diagnostics Return Code 7 It's a vendor consortium diagnostic. Hp Dps Self Test Codes Thanks for any help.

TechSpot Account Sign up for free, it takes 30 seconds. http://1pxcare.com/dps-self/hard-disk-fail-return-code-7.html Join over 733,556 other people just like you! But by the time you're seeing read fail on representative sectors chosen by 9090, the drive is already chewing itself up internally and it's just a matter of hours before ALL When they quit jerking people around, they may gain a bit more respect, but not much. Dell Hard Drive Diagnostics Return Code 4

At one point, I remember the average cost was around $3000; but I have never once used this type of service.-- Else, replace the drive, and discard it only after drilling The only thing that an error code 7 indicates a read failure. Is tere anything I can do to boot up? have a peek at these guys Preview post Submit post Cancel post You are reporting the following post: Error: Return code 7 hard drive failure This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff.

I have read a few forums that mentioned "chkdsk /r" could solve the problem, but only temporarily to recover data. Dps Self Test Completion Code 0 I asked him to run a Hard drive diagnostic test, which returned that the hard drive failed the test, return code 7. panamahat replied Jan 8, 2017 at 4:10 PM Can't access Guest account Macboatmaster replied Jan 8, 2017 at 4:08 PM Upgrading AMD to Intel...

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Basically, it returns the drive to its raw state in manufacturing before any type of formatting is placed on the drive. You have no chance of actually "fixing" a damaged piece of hardware with use of software. Trouble in Tech Management Issues Why do Employees Hate Dell? How Long Does A Dps Self Test Take I'm old.

All Rights Reserved. What should I do? Sep 20, 2007 #4 Angoos TS Rookie Topic Starter Thanks for the replies. check my blog Thanks for your help.

DO tell them it's error 4 and get another harddrive, that's the only solution. And when buying a replacement hard drive, is there anything I should look for? It actually costs them MORE--but they're so convinced that stonewalling support customers saves money, they bought this BPI (business process improvement--what Dell employees are strongly encouraged to submit) hook, lie and You most definitely can't just start the diag, walk away, come back and trust it when it says 'pass'.

Here's to many years of a working hard drive. But the strange behaviour seems hard to determine the root cause of the problem unless a special manufacturer's diagnostic program is run on it. crjdriver, May 11, 2010 #9 Mumbodog Joined: Oct 3, 2007 Messages: 7,891 So you're saying the drive is dead and there is no chance for data recovery? When he rebooted, it said that the computer was unable to boot from the drive.

All submitted content is subject to our Terms Of Use. Anywhere I can run a number check on the new one to see what its history is? ETC Operating System upgrade/downgrade procedural advice... Backup as much as you can without making any changes and denying any chkdsk, etc prompts from the operating system you're using.4.

It's the only way you will get your hard drive replaced in a reasonable amount of drive. To our guest, definitely lie to them. The customer was very happy because I got the proper diagnosis and was able to recover his data. Is it dead or is it recoverable?

Top sickofdell Emperor of Dellhateology Posts: 464 Joined: Mon Nov 14, 2005 11:10 pm Location: Omaha, NE Contact: Contact sickofdell Website Quote #7 Postby sickofdell » Wed Jun 28, 2006 10:21 The vendor replaces the drive itself. Sep 20, 2007 #2 kpo6969 TS Maniac Posts: 710 http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;Q297185 Sep 20, 2007 #3 Tedster Techspot old timer..... Thanks! 2 answers Last reply Feb 2, 2015 Best Answer Feb 2, 2015 More about computer doesnt hard drive Best answer SuperSoph_WDFeb 2, 2015, 3:30 PM Hey there, wanger212!I'd suggest to