Advertisement

There's no such thing as a stupid question, but they're the easiest to answer.
Login
Search

Advertisement

Hardware Hardware
Search Search
Search for:
Tech Support Guy > > >

Dell Inspiron 1525 Error Code 2000-0141


(!)

tuxford's Avatar
tuxford tuxford is offline
Computer Specs
Junior Member with 3 posts.
THREAD STARTER
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Experience: Just a user
07-Jan-2010, 09:00 PM #1
Dell Inspiron 1525 Error Code 2000-0141
We have encounterd a problem with our Dell Inspiron 1525. The problem is when we boot the computer it goes to the Dell logo screen, followed immediately by a black screen with the following message "Internal hard disk drive not found. To resolve this issue, try to reseat the drive. No bootable devices-strike F1 to retry boot, F2 for setup utility, press F5 to run onboard diagnostics"

We have rebooted numerous times, done the all F functions and nothing works. Under F2 everything is set to factory default. Have run onboard diagnostics, everything is fine except its failure to find the hard drive. Have removed the hard drive a couple of times to reseat it to no avail.

A few months ago, we had this problem. After rebooting a couple of times, it found the hard drive and was able to start up in safe mode. Then we did a restore to the day before and everything was fine.

Just as a point of reference, the computer has not been moved for quite some time and when the problem occured it was on then went to blue screen, beeped and the problems began.

Can anyone make any suggest to help us resolve this issue. If the hard drive has failed, is there any way to retrieve the data on the drive (not as much of a priority). Thanks for any help or suggestions.
Mumbodog's Avatar
Member with 7,891 posts.
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Experience: Advanced
07-Jan-2010, 09:43 PM #2
Enter the bios, does the hard drive show up in there?

Quote:
If the hard drive has failed, is there any way to retrieve the data on the drive
Possibly, remove the drive from the PC and connect it to another PC using a USB adapter similar to this
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-152-_-Product

or a USB hard drive enclosure.

.
tuxford's Avatar
tuxford tuxford is offline
Computer Specs
Junior Member with 3 posts.
THREAD STARTER
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Experience: Just a user
07-Jan-2010, 11:09 PM #3
I went into the (bios?) Dell setup and it said - HDD : None. I assume that was in the bios as the HD is not responding or even running. I also ran the Dell diagnostics and that said HDD: Fail to detect, everything else passed. Is there anything else I can try?
Mumbodog's Avatar
Member with 7,891 posts.
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Experience: Advanced
07-Jan-2010, 11:28 PM #4
Quote:
remove the drive from the PC and connect it to another PC using a USB adapter similar to this
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-152-_-Product

or a USB hard drive enclosure.
connect it to another PC via usb and see if you can see the data on the drive.

.
Tigi's Avatar
Tigi Tigi is offline
Computer Specs
Member with 66 posts.
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Experience: Intermediate
08-Jan-2010, 04:25 AM #5
i Had the same problem when my brother sat on my laptop
i had to get a new HD
tuxford's Avatar
tuxford tuxford is offline
Computer Specs
Junior Member with 3 posts.
THREAD STARTER
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Experience: Just a user
08-Jan-2010, 02:57 PM #6
So I went out, purchased a new hard drive and guess what, problem still exists. So are there any internal connections that I need to check that may be loose???
Tigi's Avatar
Tigi Tigi is offline
Computer Specs
Member with 66 posts.
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Experience: Intermediate
08-Jan-2010, 05:10 PM #7
check the connection to motherboard.
Inara963's Avatar
Inara963 Inara963 is offline
Junior Member with 1 posts.
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Experience: Beginner
16-Jan-2010, 08:18 PM #8
please help! I have the same problem
Hi there, Im am suffering with the same problem with my computer as well.
I have a dell inspiron 1525, and ive tried all the same steps but it still says that 'internal hard drive disk not found'.
Am i really going to have to go and buy another hard drive, or is there something else i can do?
Mumbodog's Avatar
Member with 7,891 posts.
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Experience: Advanced
16-Jan-2010, 08:25 PM #9
Quote:
is there something else i can do?
Did you try any of the suggestions posted in this thread?

.
As Seen On

BBC, Reader's Digest, PC Magazine, Today Show, Money Magazine
WELCOME TO TECH SUPPORT GUY!

Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? Join our site today to ask your question. This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations.

If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started.


(clock)
THIS THREAD HAS EXPIRED.
Are you having the same problem? We have volunteers ready to answer your question, but first you'll have to join for free. Need help getting started? Check out our Welcome Guide.

Search Tech Support Guy

Find the solution to your
computer problem!




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools


WELCOME
You Are Using: Server ID
Trusted Website Back to the Top ↑