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The LAN adapter's configuration is corrupted or had not been initialized. The Boot Agent cannot continue. Also i cannon run setup using F2 key.

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  • volchenkov Mar 13, 2009

    The point is that the message appires during the loading procedure. It follows the screen with the prompt "Press F2 to enter set-up" and computer can't load at all. Either I can't enter setup using F2 key. It looks like the keypad don't work too. Or maybe there is another way to enter setup?  


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Just uninstall the driver and reinstall it again.After that restart your computer.

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It appears that the computer is attempting to boot to a network instead of your hard drive. One possible cause of this is that the hard drive is no longer bootable (may have been formatted, loosely seated or the boot sector/OS was damaged by a virus or failed update).

First thing to try is go to the system setup. Almost every system has its own unique System Setup program which you can access by pressing Delete while the computer is starting up (F1 or F2 for older Toshiba Satellite models). Once there, you'll have to look for settings that say something like "PXE/LAN Boot ROM" or "Boot to LAN" (once again, it may be different depending on the brand & model) and make sure it's set to "DISABLED".

You may also have to look for "Boot Configuration" or "Boot Sequence" and check to make sure that the hard drive (may be listed as "Hard Drive", "HDD" or its serial number) is selected as the first boot device. If the PXE or LAN Boot ROM is listed there, set it to DISABLED as well.

After that, just save the changes and exit and allow the computer to start up.

There's a good chance that it will boot normally again. Otherwise, it will exhibit the symptoms that will help figure out why iot couldn't boot to the hard drive in the first place.

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PXE-E05:The LAN adapter's configuration is corrupted or has not been initialized DELL inspiron 4000 Thank you

reinstall the lan driver of your laptop and that will fix the or overwrite the corrupted driver.

Jul 10, 2011 | Dell Inspiron 4000 Notebook

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My notebook wont run after xp logo? and even if put it on safe mode by using f8 it wont run either? maybe you can help me.. tnx!

I would say from what you have described, it is time to dig out your rescue system to boot from. If you have a system disc on a USB or LAN connection, boot from that and choose rescue from the menu. A system DVD and an external DVD drive is best. Configure the BIOS to boot from the chosen source.
I suspect there is only a driver missing or corrupt. A nuisance whatever it is.

Feb 26, 2011 | Acer Aspire One PC Notebook

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Acer Aspire 5100-5674 won't boot. Keyboard won't work, mouse initializes. PXE-E61 : Media Test Failure then PXE-M0F : Exiting PXE ROM I really need some help, I just bought it. And would really like to...

PXE errors are generated by the network boot ROM. In other words, the boot process is attempting a network boot (your BIOS' 4th boot option), which means that your system was unable to boot from a HDD, CD-ROM, or USB device (the first 3 boot options).

PXE-E61 Media Test Failure, System won't boot:

1.Go to Bios Settings
2.Remove LAN booting from booting options...For laptop ,type "X" on the LAN booting option.
3.Save The configuration

Also verify if your harddisk is detected by BIOS

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Can't get the system to boot in any configuration

Hi there.
The system files have become corrupt so it won't start properly, the only option left for you to do is recover the system.
If you didn't get any recovery disks with the laptop then you must use the recovery partition.
As the computer starts you can try ALT+F10 or CTRL+F10 during the initial boot cycle - this will prompt the laptop to access the recovery partition on the hard drive.

Good luck

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Booting problems with acer laptop - no operating system found??


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It's using the DHCP protocol to localise a server where the image of the OS is located

If, for any reason, the hard drive is not seen the computer will attempt to boot on the network controller.
This can be caused if the hard drive is missing, unplugged or corrupt, or simply by not having the boot order configured correctly.

When you start your laptops, press F2 repeatedly until you enter the bios set up, navigate to the boot order and make sure that the hard drive (sometimes listed as HDD....) at the top of the list.

Hope this helps, let me know if you need anymore help.

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Make sure that the built-in wireless lan is disabled. If your pc is XP or vista, uninstall the new WIRELESS LAN(go to control panet, add/remove programs), select the Atheros Software. Leave the WIRELESS ADAPTER connected to your pc. Insert the disc, do not run the set up. RESTART THE PC. The drivers for the WIRELESS ADAPTER should install, if not load drivers manually.
MAKE SURE WIRELESS ZERO CONFIGURATION for XP is running. You should be able to detect wireless networks.

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