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Old 06-12-2007, 12:07 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I'm trying to fix this dell d610 laptop that's act goofy. when I run the diagnostic test from the bios, I get this error.

DST Short Status test: failed
Error code 1000-0142
msg: unit 4: drive self test fail. status byte = 79

I'm thinking hard drive maybe?
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yea...its hard drive
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