Dell Inspiron 1545 Not Booting up [Solved/Closed]

elmermt 4 Posts Tuesday August 7, 2012Registration date August 9, 2012 Last seen - Aug 9, 2012 at 05:20 PM - Latest reply: xpcman 19043 Posts Wednesday October 8, 2008Registration dateModeratorStatus June 22, 2018 Last seen
- Aug 10, 2012 at 12:47 PM
Hello,
I would like to if someone can be so kind to help me with an issue I have with my computer. I would greatly appreciated for someone assistance. I have a Dell Inspiron 1545 with a Error Code 2000-0146, what does it means? I went to the Dell web page and fallow the instructions and nothing happen.! I try to do F8 nothing, Alt F10 nothing, after I do does prompts nothing happen, the only thing is doing a blinking line on the top left hand corner,. Do I need to buy the Windows 7 64 bit-repair disc? or is there something more worse then a disc? I did the F2,F12 after all that non-sense nothing happen, I would like to know what can I do to get this computer running. I have try on many dell web pages but no luck. I would greatly appreciated.
Thank You
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elmermTorres
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xpcman 19043 Posts Wednesday October 8, 2008Registration dateModeratorStatus June 22, 2018 Last seen - Aug 9, 2012 at 06:21 PM
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You should press F12 multiple times after you see the Dell logo. That should give you access to Dell hardware diagnostics and the factory restore option. This all assumes that your hard drive has not failed.

Good Luck
elmermt 4 Posts Tuesday August 7, 2012Registration date August 9, 2012 Last seen - Aug 9, 2012 at 09:01 PM
I did and goes to another page onboard nic,cd/dvd test, internal hdd, diagnose, I did diagnose and got error code 2000-0146 on the hard drive the test fail. So do you think I have to buy a hard drive/ do they sale the windows cd for this inspiron 1545, ?? Is it 32 or 64 bits? I would greatly appreciated with your assistance.
Thank You
Elmer Morales Torres
xpcman 19043 Posts Wednesday October 8, 2008Registration dateModeratorStatus June 22, 2018 Last seen - Aug 10, 2012 at 12:47 PM
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I suggest you call the Dell help phone number. They might be able to sell you a hard drive preloaded with Windows.

Good Luck