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Error message on my broadcom

Whenever my computer loads up I get a pxe-e61 and pxe-m0f error

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PXE errors (Also known as Pixie errors) occurs when the system bios setup is configured to attempt to boot to the network card (an option used in some networks to load system images)

You can boot to the system setup (F2 at Dell screen) and make sure the HDD is 1st in the boot sequence and *** if there is a setting for the network card to turn off PXE (Usually they the following options (ON, OFF, ON W/PXE, select the ON option)

If the system is failing to boot to the hard drive at all, this can be a sympton of a failing hard disk drive. You can try and confirm this by booting to the HDD diagnostic on the F12 on time boot menu or boot to the Dell Resource CD and run diags from it. If the HDD fails diagnostics, it definitely needs to be replaced. If the diags pass, it is no guarantee that the drive is good though, just an indication that no fault was found.

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