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This is the screen I get when I try to get my laptop on:-
intel undu,PXE-2.0 (build 082)
Copyright (C) 1997-2000 Intel Corporation
For Realtek RTL8139(X)/8130/810X PCI Fast
Ethernet Controller v2.13 (020326)
PXE-E61:Media test failure,check cable
PXE-M0F:Exiting PXE ROM.
Operating system not found
You hope something is just "loose" Make sure your harddrive(HD) is completely seated...matter of fact...anything that is modular...and can be removed should be assumed " loose". Check your memory..hardrive..soundcard...or anything else you can replace or upgrade yourself. Take it out...put it back in...or just make sure its seated all the way if you are worried about taking things out. Look at any and all connections...wires and cables..some things not modular and are permanent inside, can come loose too.
If that does not work...you could try a new HD that already has windows loaded and see if it boots up. Make sure its compatible... Its not detecting your HD which has your operating system on it..I would start there. Sorry if you know any of this wanted to cover the bases.
Posted on Apr 24, 2009
Thats a broken hard drive or hard drive connection, Not much you can do to the hard drive to fix it I'm afraid.
If you have another hard drive available then pop it in place of the old one and where it says "PXE-E61:Media test failure, Check cable" It should change to ":Media passed" ... If this is the case then your hard drive is kaput.
If it still comes up with the same message then you have broken the laptops motherboard. And from that there is not much you can do without opening the whole thing and replacing the motherboard which is a fiddly and confusing job.
Posted on Apr 24, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: System failure to boot
The computer is unable to start from the hard drive and there is no cd in the drive to start from. so the last option it has is to try starting from network and it fails at that obviously, it requires a special server for that.
So try a windows installation cd or a recovery cd if you have one.
see if that boots.
Also when the laptop turns on you could enter the setup and check the boot order, it might be wrong and also check that the hard drive is detected in bios.
If you need more assistance let me know.
Posted on Feb 03, 2009
That error message usually refers to a hard disk failure. Your hard disk cable could be loose or faulty. Or, your hard drive would need to be replaced.
I'd suggest to check the cable and run your system's hardware diagnostics (often F2 or F12) when your system boots.
Hope this helps.
Posted on Nov 26, 2009
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