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Windows 7: How to fix error code 2000 0151 in dell diagonostics?

15 Mar 2013   #1
firewolf

Windows 7 Home Basic
 
 
How to fix error code 2000 0151 in dell diagonostics?

Hello!
I am using a Dell laptop vostro 1450. It is about 1 year old. Warantee ran out. I am having problems with hard drive. Many days ago, say 6 months ago, suddenly the pc wont boot! Bios was not detecting the hard drive and so the windows installation window. After a few days i checked bios and the hdd was there! I somehow managed to install windows, it was also booting but the boot was extremely slow. The pc was freezing frequently. And suddenly a bsod occured! I restarted the machine and got into bios the hdd was gone! The hdd gets randomly detected by the pc. One day again the hdd was detected but i was unable to boot. The pc used to show the "starting windows" and then go to disk check. I allowed it to run it found no errors. The system then reboots and when it goes to disk check, i cancel it and the boot process stuck! It would not go further. I decided to go to dell diagnostics. It gave me an error "2000 0151" and told me the hdd was in incorrect status 3E. Pls help! I use win 7 home basic. Hdd is of toshiba. And i dont have money to buy a new hdd.


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15 Mar 2013   #2
TVeblen

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 64 Bit Home Premium SP1
 
 

Sorry man, but if I were to bet on this I would bet you need a new hard drive.

By all means run a hard drive diagnostic test to confirm this. If you have not changed the original disk setup you should have a Dell Utility Partition. You can run a diagnostic from there. See here:
Inspiron Error Code 2000-0151 - Laptop General Hardware Forum - Laptop - Dell Community

Good luck.
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