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Pxe-e61 media test failure, check cable

Operating system not found

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: My Toshiba satlelite A105 will not boot up ,

Go into SETUP (F2, DEL, Cntl-S or somesuch at boot time - or hold F1 key down and force and error and then change your BOOT order to CDROM, HDD. It is Currently NETWORK, CDROM, HDD or the like.

PXE is Network directed bootup, and your LAN connection is waiting or the proper code or instruction or server. You need to turn that off, and BIOS SETUP is where to do it ;-)

Hope that helps

Posted on Apr 08, 2009

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SOURCE: black screen says PXE-E61 Media test failure, check cable, Operating System not found. I hear wierd sounds from the computer.

Sounds like it could be a bad hard drive. With your laptop turned off, take out the hard drive and put it back in and make sure its nice and snug.

Then go ahead and turn on the laptop and see if you can boot back up into windows.

If you can't get into windows and you get the same message then boot up the laptop and go into the BIOS by pressing F2. When you get into the BIOS look and see if your BIOS is recognizing the hard drive, if it's not seeing the hard drive then that means your hard drive is bad and would need to be replaced.

If your hard drive is showing up then that means you have corrupt system files and you'll need to restore your laptop back to factory defaults with your recovery cd's.


Posted on May 23, 2009

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SOURCE: Pxe-e61: Media test Failure check

in order to load the Operating system I request you to disable the SATA Native Mode in BIOS and then load the Operating system. 1. Please perform the below steps for the same:
a. Restart your computer.
b. When the F10 setup message appears in the lower left corner of the screen, press the F10 key.
c. Locate ‘System Configuration’ and then select ‘Device Configurations’.
d. Under ‘Device Configurations’, select ‘SATA Native Mode’ and disable the same.
e. Save the settings and exit.
Once the SATA Mode is disabled, please install the Operating System in the normal fashion using the Recovery CDs or the Operating System CDs that you have. Before installing the same, you need have the SATA Controller driver. Please follow the ’Installation Instructions’ in the SATA controller driver link given below.
2. Download the latest “Intel SATA AHCI Controller Driver” driver from the below mentioned link:
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/SoftwareDescription.jsp?lang=en&cc=us&prodTypeId
=321957&prodSeriesId=3356620&prodNameId=3356622&swEnvOID=1093&swLang=13&mode=2&taskId=135&swItem=ob-54270-1
Upon installing the same, please get back into the BIOS and enable the SATA Native Mode.
Note: The third-party information provided is to help you find the support you need. This information is subject to change without notice. HP in no way guarantees the accuracy of this third-party information. The software manufacturer will provide support for this software.
Please update your observation for us to serve you better.
I have also given you the link below for the XP Professional Drivers:
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/SoftwareIndex.jsp?lang=en&cc=us&prodNameId
=3356622&prodTypeId=321957&prodSeriesId=3356620&swLang=13&taskId=135&swEnvOID=1093
The above given information are pertaining to HP 6710b Notebook PC. If you do not have the same, please update the serial number for us to given you more information.

Posted on May 03, 2010

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SOURCE: I can not get my

hi lawson1377,

it seems it can't find a bootable device in your laptop therefore trying to boot from network.

Get in the BIOS an see if the harddrive is listed and to see if the boot order is correct.

good luck.

Posted on Sep 08, 2010

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