Here are a couple of links that could save you : Dell Inspiron 1545 - Won't boot. Error code 2000-1042. Any fix?
Another solution although it maybe the same program you used, perhaps incorrectly or should be used with the disk in the original laptop :
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'The disk in drive F is not formatted. Do you want to format it now? … '
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