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Probem booting P35-S611

P35-S611
Error on screen; For Realtek RTL 8139(x)18138/810x PCI PXE-E61: Media Test Failure Check Cable PXE-MOF: Exiting PXE ROM Invalid partition table. Then trying to boot in bios the computer screen says loading windows 95 and warns to back up data because all files will be erased...press F1 to continue press F2 to abort.....I press F1...a large alert comes on screen that looks hacked in WRONG MACHINE! I should mention that I purchased this computer from the US government with the hard drive erased....should I start with a new hard drive? Or should I look for a bad cable to cd rom? ....Can anyone point me in the right direction?. Thanks alot. marteanee

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It will be better if you use a new hard drive since this problem is related to a bad hard drive and install a new operating system and that will make the computer work fine....

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Go into bios / setup it says on the bottom or top of the screen what button to press, make sure hard drive or HDD is set to boot first or after CD. the hdd might not be detected and so its trying to startup from the lan adapter. 
You may have a faulty hard drive yes.

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Use a new Hard Drive that's the most easiest way and will save your time.

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