File System Errors

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Hopefully, Chkdsk will fix whatever hard drive problems you may have, and you can go back to using your computer normally. What I really mean is it may be the SATA drive issue where you need the SATA drivers which XP discs usually don’t have. If the drive is a SATA drive, this is most likely the issue. You can try disabling SATA in bios or you may have to slipstream the SATA drivers onto a XP disc. Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members – it’s free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you’ll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.

  • The logger command on Linux creates a log entry automatically.
  • Check the full scan option to launch a full system malware scan.
  • T an option with the Dell Recovery Disc which requires a Format of the HDD before it starts the install process and this will wipe all of your data.

After you complete the steps, the older version of the driver will apply to the system, fixing the system crashes. It’s also possible to roll back the previous version of the driver to resolve the issue until another update replaces the buggy update. Select one of the options to access Advanced startup, and continue with the instructions to remove quality or feature updates causing the Blue Screen of Death. Once you complete the steps, restart the computer and determine whether the bug check has been resolved. Select the partition with the current installation of Windows (usually “Drive 0”), and click the Delete button to remove the partition from the hard drive. This guide will walk you through several troubleshooting steps to resolve a blue screen error. You will typically experience a blue screen error during the upgrade process of Windows 10, when the computer boots up, or randomly when actively using the device.

If not, flash the BIOS with the latest and greatest version and see if that helps. If it’s still giving you problems, you’ll need to contact Dell. In the left-hand column, select Storage, and scroll down to find the corresponding drive. Scroll down to the S.M.A.R.T drive specifications table.

Before we jump into fixing the issue, you can check the Event Viewer. The Event viewer in Windows records everything that is occurring on the PC. You can check other events near the occurrence of the blue screen to find the exact cause of the error. Since there can be a lot of reasons as to why this happened, you may also need to perform more than one solution to fix the issue. However, you do not need to worry as we have discussed all, if not most, solutions, along with a step-by-step guide on how to perform them.

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To help users figure out which hardware components are causing a PC to fail, Dell offers the Pre-boot System Assessment tool. Failures related to corrupted memory, CPU failure, or an unsuccessful hard drive self-test will be reported. You can use Stellar Data recovery software that supports recovery from a severely corrupt, formatted, and missing hard drives partitions with the help of ‘Deep Scan’ action. I use my installation media and go through the process as though i am about to perform a clean installation.


The most annoying part is that you’ll only see a solid blue background and a sad kaomoji without enough information to determine the real cause of the problem. Once you’ve uninstalled the driver, restart your computer. Once your computer is booted up, your system will look for the correct driver and reinstall it. After you complete the steps, the Registry hive should have more space to configure a new device resolving the error code 49. Once you complete the steps, the device should reinstall automatically after reboot. After you complete the steps, the computer will restart, and Device Manager should no longer display any of the errors outlined above.

Do so for all the devices, and then restart your PC. It will automatically install any missing drivers. Then, check if you can now access or initialize the external hard drive. If you run into this error code, don’t be tempted to use error-checking tools yourself. Instead, seek a professional who can do a hard drive assessment as this error is often a hardware issue.