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Try Opening you BIOS at startup try configuring the boot preferences, make your disk containing os to first one....

Posted on Feb 07, 2014

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

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

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SOURCE: operating system not found media test failure will not reboot aspire 3680

hi..try to remove unplug or plug in the Hard Drive,, if cant work you or nothing happens you need to re-place the hard drive.about files theirs nothing ways to recover the files if the Hard Drive is totally defective..Thanks..and GOOD LUCK...^_^

Posted on May 13, 2009

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SOURCE: aspire 3682 PXE-E61:Media test failure.check

PXE error means that it is trying to boot from an ethernet / lan connection.

check your boot order options first and set it to boot
1. Hard drive
2. CD rom drive
3. Floppy (or usb if you know how to do this)
4. network(aka PXE)

If it still fails then yes there MAY be an issue with your hard drive.

Check all hard drive connections before running off for a new one.
This can be especially true with SATA type drives most of which dont have any sort of true locking device to hold the connections secure.

Posted on Sep 28, 2009

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