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Toshiba Satellite M30 has been reformated trying to use recovery disk to re-install, but CD device not recognised on screen states: PXE-E61: Media test failure, check cable PXE-M0F: Exiting Intel Boot Agent Operating system not found. Recently updated DMI so that "wrong Machine" message would go, but since then CD not recognised. Any one with an idea of whats happened.

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Hi there.
you need to change the first boot device in the "cmos setup" or when you boot your computer before it gets to that stage watch the lower bottom line of your machine there are some instructions to go to the cmos setup Toshiba is either F9 or F12. alternatively at this same stage choose the instruction temporary boot device and and move the highlighting to CD/DVD/DVR and click enter to start the computer from the cd rom
it will work.
thanks

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