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Windows 7: Internal hard drive making beeping noise, laptop won't start up

15 Dec 2012   #11
gregrocker

 

Files may also be copied out externally by booting the Win7 DVD to Copy & Paste - in Windows Recovery Console or booting Paragon Rescue Kit Free Edition 11.0 Free


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15 Dec 2012   #12
yejohn

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

yeah. the tool did not fix it. somehow i'm able to start Windows again, and thus transfer the files I want into an external HD. however, the laptop is still incredibly slow, much slower than before, and the "beeping" or whatever sound that is, is still there. So what do I do now? reinstall Windows? or is replacing my internal HD inevitable?
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15 Dec 2012   #13
gregrocker

 

If it fails Disk Check, both Long and Short Seatools tests then I'd replace it and do a Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7.
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15 Dec 2012   #14
yejohn

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

ok, looks like i gotta replace it then.
umm, i'm supposed to download the windows 7 version that came with my laptop initially, but there isn't any Win 7 Home Basic isos available for download...
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15 Dec 2012   #15
gregrocker

 

In that case download Home Premium 32 bit, run the eicfg removal tool on it to unlock all versions, burn to DVD or write to stick using Windows 7 USB-DVD Download Tool.

You'll then be presented a menu when you boot installer to choose your licensed version.
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20 Dec 2012   #16
Saurabh A

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by yejohn View Post
I upgraded it from Home Basic to Ultimate. So do I still get the Ultimate version?

Btw, I ran the pre boot system assessment on my laptop, and when it reached the hard drive - dst short test, it failed, with an error code of 2000-0146, and an error message of hard drive 0 - self test log contains previous errors. Any cause for concern?


Hi yejohn,

The 'error code' 2000-0146 may occur either due to 'software corruption' or due to a 'bad hard drive'. Basic diagnostics (Pre-Boot System Assessment) does not test the 'hard drive' if this error is indicated. I recommend you to run the DST-Short / Long test for more accurate diagnosis. DST-Short (or DST-Long) from '32bit Dell Diagnostics' may help us to determine if the previous error has been corrected.


You may also run the 'hardware diagnostics' again and continue testing even after you reach the 2000-0146 error message.
You may get prompted with the following options:
- Select 'Test System'
- Select 'Custom Test'
- Drill down to the hard drive in question, select 'SMART Short Self Test'
- Click 'Run Tests'

Please refer to the following web article for detailed information on '32 bit Dell Diagnostics utility': How to Run the Dell 32-bit Diagnostics Utility | Dell

If the 'advanced diagnostics' indicate a 'hard drive' failure, you may want to get the 'drive replaced'; if still in warranty, you may be entitled for free 'part replacement'. However, if no 'hardware failure' is detected, you may try a fresh 'operating system re installation' to see if that works. I strongly recommend you to backup the data immediately; this status may lead to 'data loss'.

For details on 'Windows reinstall' click: http://dell.to/Qe7jyP

Hope this helps. Do reply if you have any further questions. I would be glad to assist.
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