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PXE-E61: Media test failure, check cable Pxe-M0f: Exiting Broadco

Hi sir
my name prakash from chennai i have a acer laptop 4720 model. last weak some problem shows
PXE-E61: Media test failure, check cable
Pxe-M0f: Exiting Broadcom PXE Rom.
Operating System not found
and my laptop making a different sound could not working any body.. pls help what can i do next?
replay quick sir/madam

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PXE-E61: Media test failure, check cable (of the HARD DISK pls)

pls first check the hard disk seated in the bottom left side of ur notebook u have to take out the 7 or 8 screws first and then take take it out by pulling the connector gently and try to re seat or re fit the hard disk so connector can seat firmly in hard disk and then power up ur notebook if Error persists

then sorry to tell u my friend that ur Hard disk has CRASHED and not giving up files for OS loading kindly replace ur HARD DRIVE and restore ur OS thru backup disk u got

Pls take care of ur notebook from bumps and falls and hard impacts during operation and carrying bcoz the disk inside the HDD is very sensitive and gets damaged easily by impacts

pls rate me FIXYA for my diagnosis

Posted on Mar 09, 2009

  • Asuka Yagami
    Asuka Yagami Apr 29, 2013

    is there any better solution? i dont wanna loose my files :S

  • Shoaib Rais
    Shoaib Rais Apr 29, 2013

    Sir actually Media Test Failure means either the cable connecting the drive is faulty or the Hard drive is not seated properly OR in most cases the Hard Drive has crashed. Replace it no other option left i am sorry, Please rate me accordinglyed

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