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Solved: Hard drive diagnostics test fail

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by nitinsharma2702, Aug 22, 2013.

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  1. nitinsharma2702

    nitinsharma2702 Thread Starter

    Feb 21, 2013

    I have run diagnostic test for my hard drive and it failed with the below error:

    Hard Drive -DST short test
    Error code - 0142
    Msg:Error code = 2000-0142
    Msg:hard drive - self test unsuccessful
    Status :99

    i have dell studio 1435 laptop.

    So can anyone help me in telling the reason for the above error.
    why this error came and how to get rid of this error??
  2. valis

    valis Moderator

    Sep 24, 2004
    can't get rid of it, that is a failing hard drive......back up all the data you want to keep, and get a new one.
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