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CANT FIGURE OUT HOW TO SWITCH BOARD TO CONFIGURE MODE

WHEN I TURN ON MY PC IT SAYS "MEDIA TEST FAILURE" AND ALSO " EXITING INTEL BOOT AGENT". WHEN POST IS THROUGH AND COMES TIME TO TYPE USER PASSWORD IN LOG ON SCREEN MY KEYBOARD DOESNT WORK AND FREEZES POINTER BUT NOT CURSOR, THUS NOT LETTING ME LOG ON.

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Test your PSU or replace it if your power supply units fan is not working your PSU is faulty

One bad lead can cause a computer to continue on a cycle or to shutdown or fail to detect/ boot up a computer hard drive

Test all leads that attach to your hard drive including electrical extensions,IDE,SATA

the leads from your ((motherboard to your hard drive)) make sure they have a secure connection and are not faulty or just replace them they could be faulty
make sure all leads that are attached to your drives dvd\cd 3 1/2 inch floppy have secure connections and are not faulty even the electrical extensions or just replace them they could be faulty a computer needs its connections to continue its cycle and have an end so any faulty leads will end up with a computer error if this fails to fix the problem
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Intel SE7501BR2 cant get it to boot any os except ubuntu, curious that it boots and installs ubuntu have the drivers disk for the board but it wont boot tring to install winxp also it keeps giving me...


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hope this helps good luck

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My system does not boot properly


This is common when there are corrupted boot files on your HDD or your HDD has failed. You need to boot to a windows CD and repair your startup files. Alternatively you can reformat to a fresh windows install but you will lose all of your data. If the previous steps fail then it looks like you may need to replace your HDD.
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I just finished my new build. when i power it up it goes through its boot series and gets to a point were it says media test failure, and under that it says exiting intel boot agent. In the bios, the hard...


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If you're asking why your pc isn't booting there are many reasons it might not boot - virus, driver problems, hardware failure. Need more information if that's your question.

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I’m almost positive that you have a bad hard drive. PXE means Pre-Boot Execution Environment.
If you didn’t see the PXE-E61 message before, it means that the network card was listed after the hard drive in the boot order (you can set the order in BIOS) to start your system from harddisk.

when the hard drive has failed, the system cannot detect it and tries to boot from the next available device – the network card. Your system is not configured to boot from a remote server using the network card, that’s why you are getting PXE-E61 Media test failure error. You have to replace the hard drive and reinstall the operating system.

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Please give us more information.
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2. Size of your old & new hard drive.
3. CPU speed, motherboard brand & model.

If your motherboard unable to recognize the size of the new drive. then, you can find BIOS update for you motherboard.

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