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DST Short Test Error Code 1000 - 0146

Q: DST Short Test Error Code 1000 - 0146

Dell Latitude D600 will not boot. While running F12 diagnostics this error message displayed: DST Short Test Fail - Error Code 1000 - 0146. Can this be fixed?
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I have an DST Short Test error code 1000-0146 It wont run in safe mode or any mode. I need help plz.
Thank you.
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I am helping my friend try to fix his computer ( it's a Dell latitude 600 with windows XP) and ran the diagnostic on the start up and got the start dst short test error code 1000 0146. It let's me load windows but some programs are slow and wont let me browse the Internet at all. I installed webroot virus scanner and it detected a win 32 virus and got ride of it but still having the same problem with the same error coming up. Any help would be appreciated.

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so recently ive been trying to hook up my lap top to my hdtv and ive been messing around trying to get the screen to display. the other day i turned on my dell inspiron notebook and found that after the boot screen the screen goes black/blank. i can hear the desktop and i hear my mouse so i know that the desktop is there. the monitor is just not responding. i did a diagnostic test on the computer and got the error message dst short test error code 1000 - 0146. What does this mean? is this why my monitor won't respond. please any help would be appreciated. i just want my laptop to work again.

A:blank monitor dst short test error code 1000 - 0146

i just tried to boot in in safe mode but its stuck on a file called mup.sys please i dont know what to do should i just replace the harddrive with a new one
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so recently ive been trying to hook up my lap top to my hdtv and ive been messing around trying to get the screen to display. the other day i turned on my dell inspiron notebook and found that after the boot screen the screen goes black/blank. i can hear the desktop and i hear my mouse so i know that the desktop is there. the monitor is just not responding. i did a diagnostic test on the computer and got the error message dst short test error code 1000 - 0146. What does this mean? is this why my monitor won't respond. please any help would be appreciated. i just want my laptop to work again.

A:blank monitor dst short test error code 1000 - 0146

So "dst short test error code 1000 - 0146" is the full error message?
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A:blank monitor dst short test error code 1000 - 0146

hi, the 'dst' means drive short test, so a problem is showing on your hard drive. You may want to consider running the longer test offered in the diagnostics section on your hard drive, but of course running tests on a failing drive has a risk attached. Do you have all your files backed up? If not, do you have another computer available, you could slave the drive to it in order to try to get your files off. Or, Can you get in to safe mode on your inspiron, as you start the notebook press the F8 key up and down to get to the safe mode menu. If you can do this back up your files before running the extended test.
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I keep getting an error code that says windows is unable to run so Please 1000-0146??? Test - code : - Help! 'Fail' Short DST I have tried to start it up in safe mode and any other mode that it has given me an option to do but I still keep getting the blue stop screen I can t get anywhere beyond that point When the computer first began the reboot I Please Help! : DST Short Test - 'Fail' - code 1000-0146??? hit the F key to run the diagnostics and the error code that I got was quot DST Short Test - Fail - code - quot quot msg Unit DST Log contains previous error quot but I can t get into the thing to try to figure out the problem I m frozen once that blue screen comes up-- I can t access the command prompt or controls or anything Please Help! : DST Short Test - 'Fail' - code 1000-0146??? I have not installed or uninstalled anything so I don t know why it happened in the first place I m completely stumped Please Help! : DST Short Test - 'Fail' - code 1000-0146??? what should I do Please please help nbsp

A:Please Help! : DST Short Test - 'Fail' - code 1000-0146???
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On my dell Inspiron 1150 windows XP HE, I have random blue screens.

I obtain with dell diagnosis ST short test Fail code 1000-0146.
Test memory was fine and hard drive test done with Fujitsu program also.
My laptop works, but sometimes, there is a blue screen, without apparent raisons. It can happens when I shut the system off or when I am on the web.
But the computer opens normally after that.
Thank you in advance for help

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Help I have a Dell Inspirion E I purchased in the summer of Last year I put Status DST Test, 1000-0146, Short 1000-0141 in a new hard drive doubled the amount of memory replaced the keyboard and put in a new CD DVD drive It s currently running XP Lately especially DST Short Status Test, 1000-0146, 1000-0141 with the wireless my computer has been acting funny Slow very slow to open up new tabs in Internet Explorer The other day it was SO slow I decided to restart it and see if that helped It started up fine but when I tried pressing quot Start quot to open back up Internet Explorer it was frozen At this point I decided DST Short Status Test, 1000-0146, 1000-0141 to reboot and run a diagnostic This is what I got DST Short Status Test Test results Fail Error code - Message Unit IDE status failed Status byte Control code Message no additional sense information Test results Fail Error code - Message no drive detected I haven t done anything since I got that result as in my computer is still on and on this diagnostics page What should I do nbsp

A:DST Short Status Test, 1000-0146, 1000-0141

Test results: Fail
Error code: 1000-0141
Message: no drive detectedClick to expand...

Looks like the hard drive has failed again, you could however remove and reinsert the drive to see if that gets the drive detected again, most likely a failed hard drive.

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My mother's Dell Inspiron B all of a Code: 1000-0146 Error sudden would not start up and she asked me to take a look at it I ran a Diagnostic and the above Error Code showed up - saying DST Short Status Test Failed I have tried starting the computer in every way possible but the comp will not start up The screen just remains blank I know the screen works properly due to the diagnostic test as well as me being Error Code: 1000-0146 able to see the Start-up Menu Starting using Last Known Configuration yields the same result When I try to start up using Safe Mode All that appears is a series of lines of text and then nothing happens The lines of text remain in place and no key strokes have any effect I'm almost sure this is a HD Failure but my mom doesn't want to lose all the stuff she had on her laptop Do any of you have any solutions to my problem

A:Error Code: 1000-0146

Hello JPice

Yes that is a hard drive failure message I`m afraid.

The safest way of retrieving your files is to take the drive out of the laptop altogether and put it in another PC as a Slave drive. Then you should be able to copy all your data in Windows Explorer.

You'll need a 2.5" to 3.5" adapter to put a laptop drive in a desktop PC.

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Hello I was trouble shooting a computer for a few hours last night that had this issue and I thought I would pass along some information about what I did and a temporary fix First of all if you want to look up Log Code: DST 1000-0146 Error more information about the quot blue screen quot google quot Blue Screen of Death quot The reason I fell across this website is because the error code - showed up in DST Log Error Code: 1000-0146 the diagnostics test and I have never seen that before To get passed the Blue Screen of Death run Windows XP in debugging mode it should load right into Windows After you log into windows run the system check disk then go to Start gt Run gt type msconfig Now go to Boot INI and you should see an option that says SAFEboot Click that and click Minimal Now restart your computer Now you should boot right into windows without the Blue Screen of Death After it completely loads go back to Start gt Run gt type msconfig and go back to the BOOT INI Tab and uncheck SAFEBoot Try restarting the computer in regular mode and that should work Now I noticed that the computer is running slow I believe that is because the harddrive is failing I could be wrong though This will allow you to back up any files onto a cd so you can replace the hard drive I m not sure how long it will last so I would do it asap If you have any questions feel free to ask or to comment I just wanted to share my experience that I had last night and I hope this helps anyone that needs it Thanks Kevin nbsp

A:DST Log Error Code: 1000-0146

If anyone has any tips on how to permamently fix this error, please let me know. thanks
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My Dell D600 runs well after a fresh XP pro install BUT it will not go into standby or hibernate without freezing. I ran F12 and got an error code "failed DST short test" 1000-0146. Can anyone help me?

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Hi All I have a Dell D about yrs old and I recently got a Blue Screen and need help getting my data out Reading through many articles on google regarding this error it seems like I am out of luck But I still want to know if I can still least 1000-0146 to Code recover [SOLVED] at help my data Error : Need recover my data before I chuck this HD away I was reading somewhere that I should literally freeze my HD I did however did the [SOLVED] Error Code : 1000-0146 Need help to at least recover my data Dell Dianostic test by pressing FN Power and it gave me this error Start DST SHort Test Test Results Fail Error COde - Msg Unit DST Log contains previous error s Basic facts System Latitude D BIOS Version A Processor Pen M HD GB HDD Please walk me through to either retrieve my files or at least allow me to get into windows long enough to extra as much data as I can Is there a place where I can take my HD to have the data extracted Please help

A:[SOLVED] Error Code : 1000-0146 Need help to at least recover my data

Hi and welcome to TSF.
Provided your HD is not totally dead, the best way would be to slave it to another machine, preferably a desktop. You will need an adaptor for the IDE cable as the socket is smaller on the 2? inch drive. Provided you can then read it you should be able to copy your data. To slave it to another laptop you will need a special enclosure with a USB connection.
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Suddenly my dell latitude d620 stopped working. Message when I boot the laptop is "Start DST Short Test - no hard drive detected - error 1000-0141".

I removed the hard drive (hitachigst travelstar) and placed another one from another laptop. The laptop worked well. I placed the 1st hard drive in the 2nd laptop. I got the same error as above.

So is something wrong with the hard drive???

When I shake it gently, I can hear a small part moving inside. This doesnt happen in the 2nd hard drive. So is something broken too?

A:Start DST Short Test - no hard drive detected - error 1000-0141

"...when you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth" (Sherlock Holmes)

Seems to be the case. But don't worry too much, hard disks are inexpensive and easily replaced.
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A:DST Short test fail, error code 2000-0142

It means the hard drive has failed and will have to be replaced with a new one.
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Hi all I am new to this site hopefully you can help.
I know the topic has been discussed already but everything I have read is about recovering files. I just want to reformat the hard drive so the laptop will load up

Here is the problem

I have an old laptop XP don?t know whats happened to it turned it on and "no bootable drive strike F1 or F2 for setup" and so on

I have connected the hard drive to another Laptop and it connects find I have formatted it and tried putting it back into the old laptop and still no luck I have tried putting in an xp disc and vista and win 7 and no luck.

in the simplest trems could someone please tell me whats i can do thanks for you help


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When you put the CD in the drive, does it attempt to boot from it? If not, you need to configure the BIOS to have the CD be the first boot device. When you say that you put an XP/Vista/7 disk(s) in the drive and no luck, what does that mean? It doesn't start booting from the CD? It's possible that the CD drive is bad.
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I have a Dell computer (D505 Latitude) with XP as its operating system.

I got the BSOD and ran a diagnostic test. It failed the DST Short Test. The results were 1000-0146.

Can you help?



A:BSOD - with error message 1000-0146


failed the DST Short Test.

Your HDD is about to or already has failed. Backup any files you want to keep and replace the HDD.
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A:Solved: windows xp error 1000-0146 on D620

that's a dead hard drive. You will need to replace it and reinstall, IMO.
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A:error code 0146

Hi -I searched the vatious forums and links to this error 0146 and found only 1 continuing response to it -From the Dell forums error bank >>Error 0146 indicates a failed / failing hard drive or bad drive sector. This means your hard drive will need to be replaced.If the computer is under warranty then take it back and do not play with it -Sorry -
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A:Error Code 2000-0146

How to use scannow sfc...
You will need your xp cd for this.
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A:dell with error code 2000-0146

You are right according to the Dell Support site, your hard drive is failing.
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A:Dell error code 2000-0146

If you don't want to keep the data see if you can access the recovery partition. On bootup press Ctrl  + F11, see if that gives you the option to restore to factory settings.
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A:Windows 7 not loading, error code 0146

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Is the laptop a write off, or would i be able to salvage it?
Please help as i have a monster php assignment in next week and i need my laptop to work on it!

A:Dell Laptop error code 2000 - 0146

The 2000-0146 is "DST contains previous errors".

Dell PSA/DST directions and Error Codes..

They then refer you to this HD Diagnostics Wizard.

Sounds like the HD, but could be no disc in the CD/DVD drive when the PSA ran.
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A:Dell inspiron 1545 error code 2000-0146

Error 2000-0146 = previous errors in Disk Self Test (DST) log

How to Run the Hard Drive Disk Self Test (DST) on a Dell

HDD is failing.

Run HDD diags -

Connect HDD as slave or use USB/SATA adapter to try file recovery. Continuing to run diagnostics on the HDD may further damage the HDD.

Regards. . .


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A:Error code 2000-0146 internal hdd read failure

Your hard drive has died, I hope you made backups.
If the machine is still under warranty Dell will send a replacement.
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A:Question: Failed Targeted Read Test and SMART Short Self Test

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A:Hardware test shows SMART short self test failure.

hi Smurfette,
Welcome to the Forums.
The image below is the breakdown on how the LSC error codes mean.
  - Link to picture
The SMART short self-test that failed may have detected some certain sectors on the drive that are bad and predicted an imminent HDD failure so I would recommend you contact the lenovo helpdesk and report your findings as you likely need to send the unit for service.
If you're in the US, this is the number to call:
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upported Language: EnglishHours of operation: 24 hours/day 7 days/week
Support phone list
Let me know how it goes.
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A:DEll Error Code 1000-0321

Go here and chat with a Dell tech. Believe or not most of the Dell techs I have spoken to have done a good job. They should help you narrow it down at least.
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by the way my lappy is LENOVO G50 with windows10 inbuilt.
I've seen similar messages and most of them recommend for replacement... Do I really have to do that...
Please help me out
Mod's Edit: System model added to the front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.

A:G50 - targeted read test and smart short self test...

Hi there, Naveen-
Thank you for writing in to the Lenovo Forum - happy to have you here today.
The SMART Self-Test Unit means that the diagnostic utility failed to read some certain sectors on the drive and predicted an imminent HDD failure.
If with the test you did you are getting a SMART test or a smart short test failure then I believe you need to back up your data and be ready to replace the drive.
I recommend you contact Lenovo support and report your findings as you likely need to send the unit for service.
Update us how it goes.
Tap that kudos button if I helped  If you find a post helpful and it answers your question, please mark it as an "Accepted Solution"!
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A:Memory - Integrity test discrepancy - Error Code 2000-0123

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A:Blue Screen Crash Stop Error Code RAM Test Needed

Every possibility it's a memory problem
try removing memory sticks leaving only one in at first


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Slot 'BANK_0' has 128 MB
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Slot 'BANK_2' has 64 MB
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first use only 128Mb
PC will slow down a bit but still useable for most but NOT gaming purposes in the sense gaming that gamers use it.
then add the 64MB
then add the next and finally the last.

when you see that something doesn't run properly, remove it and replace it with another one then start check again.
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A:Intel HD Graphics primary surface test failed (Error code: WVC07-L1M)

Sorry, have to paste these in new posts because of the characters limit. Sorry for spamming, not my intention.

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Hi, following a reboot, my laptop decided to not restart. Running diagnostics produced the failure id 0g9vuf-6gc88t-mfpx0k-60qf03 for the hard drive short DST check. Can somebody please confirm that my hard drive is dead and requires replacement. Thanks.

A:HDD failed short test

Hi, The error code does confirm a failure of the short disk self test and would indicate the drive will need to be replaced. Regards, DP-K
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can some one please help me my laptop dell latitude d was working fine until i got a Virus and my laptop started to slow down i ran virus scans and spyware bt suddenly a blue plz? DST test Short help Failed screen came up and my laptop kept rebooting itself and DST Short test Failed help plz? the blue screen kept coming up I tried to atleast get the windows to let me log on bt i cudnt i tried all the ways even in safe mode the blue screen kept coming up so i ran diognistics and it told me DST Short Test Failed Error code - unit DST log contains previous errors So i reinstalled windows xp and after tries i finally got it working but i still have the problem and my c drive has errors i can not even install anti virus it keeps saying the c DST Short test Failed help plz? drive is curupt and has errors ive tried doing disk chk bt the probs still there its not working Please help thank you nbsp

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PC Hardware Diagnostics Test Failed:Test Name: HPAdvSysDiag_SystemFailure ID: 90C0XK-86J89R-XD7WMF-60WD03Product Number: M9V02PASerial Number: CND5310ZJ6Hp notebook 15-ac026txMy system is 1 year old , encountering problems like disk % is alwayd 100 , startup freezes, windows corrupts , local disk delete automatically .

A:hdd short test failure

Whenever the Hard Disk Short DST test fails that indicates that the Hard Disk Drive has failed and that requires a replacement to resolve the issue This issue could be due to Application or driver conflicts, virus issues, file corruptions due to incompatible applications, improper shutdowns, update failures due to conflicts, sudden power surges, if notebook is dropped etc.. HP will provide a replacement Hard Disk Drive if the Notebook warranty is Active, If not you need buy a SATA Hard Disk Drive from a retail shop nearby Please make sure you are getting at least equal capacity as the original one in order to use Recovery Disks. If you need you can buy a larger, but not smaller capacity Hard Disk Drive. For example if you have a 500GB Hard Disk Drive you can upgrade it to 750GB Hard Disk Drive but not 320GB Hard Disk Drive Please try the below shown troubleshooting steps once:Step 01. Remove the battery and unplug the AC/Power AdapterStep 02. Press and hold the Power button for more than 30 SecondsStep 03. Plug in the AC/Power Adapter (leave the Battery out for now)Step 04. Press the Power button and check if the Unit works normal If the above mentioned steps does not help, then you can try reseating the Hard Drive on your Notebook If the issue persists again please Contact HP if your HP Notebook is under warranty, HP would replace the Hard Disk Drive and provide you a Recovery media to restore factory operating system after replacement (if you've not yet created Recovery Discs/USB Media) Note: Back up all the personal data to an external drive if it's possible. Otherwise you could connect the failed HDD via SATA to USB adapter with another PC or same PC after replacement of HDD & re-installation of OS and try copying /recovering the files. You can also refer to the below shown link for further support Please click on the link In order to Identify, Prevent, Diagnose & Recover from Drive Failures on HP Notebook Hard Drives & Solid State Drives :  You can Check your warranty Here to verify the status and Click Here to order a new Hard Drive   Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again  **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,GBL84I am not an HP Employee
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I have a Dell Latitude D505 laptop and just yesterday when I try to open certain programs like Outlook, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Office to name a few the program does not open and my computer locks up. Some other files open ok, its just that when I open certain ones it locks up. When I do a diagnostic I get an error at the DST test. The error I get is:

Start DST SHort Test
Test Results : Fail
Error COde : 1000-0146
Msg : Unit 0: DST Log contains previous error(s).

ANy one got any suggestions?

A:WIN XP DST short test fail

Run the System File Checker

Go to the Run box on the Start Menu and type in:

sfc /scannow

This command will immediately initiate the Windows File Protection service to scan all protected files and verify their integrity, replacing any files with which it finds a problem.
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A:Short DST Test Failed

Hi, Unfortunately, the code does confirm a failure of the short Disk Self Test and would indicate that the drive should be replaced.  The error codes are unique as they contain a hash other information such as the time of the test. Regards, DP-K
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Hi all,

I got my Compaq computer just 1 year ago. Recently, the monthly maintenence test ran and SMART Short Self Test failed(Failed (Error code: HD521-2W). What does this mean? I went online and many posts said that it meant my Hard drive is dying. Is that true? Are there no other ways to solve this problem except replace my HDD?



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A:Short DST failure in system test

@JockoTheTaco?, welcome to the forum. This error message is telling you that your hard drive has failed.  Your only option is to replace it.  You should buy a HDD the same size or larger to assure that the Recovery media will work with it. Here is a guide to help you with the replacement. Please click the Thumbs up + button if I have helped you and click Accept as Solution if your problem is solved.
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i faced this error when i ran the diagnostic on my lappy.
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A:smart short self test WHD16-0WV

Run the 32-bit diagnostics on the system (F12 a few times at powerup to get to them).  Please post any error messages you see, along with the full system model (i.e., Inspiron N5110, 5531, etc.).
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A:SMART short self-test Warning???

Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
If the result of "SMART short self-test" returns an error code, the hard drive has indeed failed or is about to. Then you may want to do a repair or have a new hard disk.
Take a backup of all your data while the hard drive can still be accessed and contact Lenovo Technical support if you are under warranty.
Click here to open a link where you can select the country and get the exact contact support number. I?m sure they will be a great help.
Best Regards,

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A:Start-Up Test - Short DST: Failed

@Les1207? If you can not boot then remove the HDD and connect it to a SATA to USB connector.  Take it to any laptop/desktop and see if you can copy the DATA you need. REO
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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) II X2 220 Processor, AMD64 Family 16 Model 6 Stepping 3
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 4863 Mb
Graphics Card: ATI Radeon 3000 Graphics, 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 598735 MB, Free - 178093 MB; D: Total - 11641 MB, Free - 1418 MB;
Motherboard: FOXCONN, 2AA9
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On my weekly Hardware Diagnostic Tool run I got the following. SMART Short Self Test Failed.
I ran my Disk Check Utility and it said all is well. Anyone have any ideas?
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A:Smart Short Test Failed

Time to replace the hard drive. You can use a retail SATA hdd to replace the 500GB hdd you have. Hope you have burned your Recovery Disk set?
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A:SMART Short Self Test Fail

Well the drive may fail sooner or later but its a good idea to get another. Yes, you can use the key on the sticker on the computer to activate windows. Better still, while the current drive is still alive, just save an image of the windows install using Macrium free or Acronis to an external drive, then you can just restore to the new drive- you wont even need to use the sticker code.

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A:dst short start test failed

Welcome to TSF

DST stands for Drive Self Test, If it fails the test it means your drive is failing. You will need to replace it.
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My laptop HP ENVY 15-j059nr Quad Edition Notebook PC fails to start. I ran the HP UEFI quick test diagnostics using ESC + f2 on reboot the  hard disk failed the Short DST test with failure code 64NC9H-6TA85K-MFGJWK-60ST03. What does this code mean.

A:Hard disk Short DST test failed

Hi, The 24 character error code does confirm a failure of the short Disk Self Test ( DST ) and would indicate that the Hard Drive is failing and needs to be replaced.  This is also consistent with your description of the issue. If your notebook is still under warranty, contact HP and arrange to have the drive replaced - If needed, you can check your warranty status Here. If you live in the US, contact HP Here. If you are in another part of the world, start Here. If you are out of warranty and would like a guide on replacing the Hard Drive yourself, please let me know. Regards, DP-K
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A:Hard drive short DST TEST FAILED

Hi,            The failure ID refers to Hard disk drive failure. If the unit is under warranty, then you can call the HP Support to get the Hard disk drive replaced if not you have to get the Hard disk drive replaced yourself and then reinstall the operating system using recovery disk.
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A:Dst short test Hard drive failure

It sounds as if it should be replaced before it fails permanently.
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A:Hard Drive failure during short test

I suspect it's an issue with the header, because the disk drive was also clicking, and it was the click you hear when the accelerometer halts the hard drive. I suspect it's impact/shock damage. It was repeatedly clicking for about 5 time before I shut it down manually.
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A:DST Short Test Fail, but ChkDsk Pass?

The general consensus seems to be you're looking at HD failure soon.
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Product Number AY691AA-ABA
Serial Number (removed content)
HARDWARE Diagnostic Tools 6.0.5247.34
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SMART Short Self Test - Failed HD521-2W
Please recommend best solution: Clone and replace WD Hard Drive?  If so, what is recommended WD replacement model?
Any other suggestions would be appreciated.

A:SMART Short Self Test - Failed HD521-2W

> Clone and replace WD Hard Drive?  If so, what is recommended WD replacement model? Your current disk-drive is 1000 GB.  So, any 1000 GB or 2000 GB drive will work, without any worries.Anything larger might have an issue, if the motherboard is "older". Note that WD offers a download of free "disk-cloning" software, as long as either the "source" or the "target" disk-drive was manufactured by WD. How "full" is your current drive?  Buy a new hard-drive, and backup all your data/files/music/pictures/bookmarks to it,while your current disk-drive is still working OK.  Or, "clone" your current disk-drive to the new drive. If the disk-drive is still under warranty from WD, WD will replace it.  You might have to pay for shipping it to WD. If the disk-drive is out-of-warranty, WD sometimes has a "customer loyalty" program.You tell WD the serial-number of the drive, and you get a discount on theh purchase of a new disk-drive from WD's online-store, and you don't have to return your current disk-drive.