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My laptop says a disk red error occurred and will not boot up it goes in circles asking for restarts and says the same thing also iam getting this message as well PXE-E61 MEDIA TEST FAILURE CHECK CABLE Its acer wlmi, help please!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1

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"PXE-E61 MEDIA TEST FAILURE CHECK CABLE"
This means that the motherboard and harddrive are not communicating correctly, there is no data cable to connect the harddrive to the motherboard on a laptop the harddrive connecting plug is soldered directly to the the motherboard.
Either your harddrive is dying, or your motherboard has gone faulty. Laptop repairs are quite involved, if you are not familiar with taking laptops apart I would suggest you get profesional help with this problem.
If you want to have a go yourself I can point you in the direction of websites I use when doing laptop repairs.

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