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m.h.k
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error 2000-01 42

Hello,

After making a Pre-Boot Diagnostics to my Dell Inspiron N5110 15R, an error shown about my Hard Drive which is as follows:

"Error Code 2000-01 42

Validation 60158"

what should I do?

Regards

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Philip_Yip
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RE: error 2000-01 42

Your HDD has failed and must be replaced. If you haven't backed up your data attempt data recovery using Fedora:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=arX7DUWGCvM&index=9&list=PL1RkaknDn7v-Ucth4gt0U3BHVSY7oNkWr

http://dellwindowsreinstallationguide.com/data-recovery-using-fedora/

Then replace the drive preferably with a SSD. Then take your free upgrade to Windows 10 TH2:

http://dellwindowsreinstallationguide.com/download-windows-10-oem-and-retail-iso/

Dr Philip Yip
Tech Enthusiast and Author of the Unofficial Dell Windows Reinstallation Guide

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