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  • Anonymous Jan 13, 2009

    laptop will not boot up

  • Anonymous Mar 04, 2009

    My IBM intellistation 6868tl4 was working just fine, turned it off at night, turned it on in the morning, and I got the media test failure! I checked all cables, all drives, reseated the cards, and nothing. I dont get it, it was working, now its not! I didnt change any hardware or software. Nobody else touched my computer

  • Anonymous Mar 09, 2009

    When booting up the Inspiron 1501 laptop, this code and phrase comes up. Looking for solutions.

  • dagatedy_200 Mar 18, 2009

    My harddrive went bad, I replaced it, I'm trying to reinstall windows XP & This message pops up Pxe-e61:media test failure, check cable

  • mgray15 Mar 22, 2009

    I have the exact problem. I have a 1501 and I turned it off one night and turned it back on and recieved an the error message. Can anyone help???

  • Anonymous Apr 02, 2009

    I get the same message on my Dell Inspiron 710M, BUT, the computer still boots up normally. In fact, I just wiped my HD and reinstalled everything as a matter of normal practice, but it still shows up anyway. Don't know why...

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I have same problem in toshiba satellite a00-13r .. (media test failure ...) i have replaced hard disk and cd-rom .. now its working

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