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Have an acer aspier 3620 - it is saying operating system not found and giving me an error pxe-e61 - media test failure, check cable, it isn't even recognizing hard drive - took out hard drive and put in again, still same problem, could it be that i have a bad hard drive???

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  • mmbrox Nov 13, 2009

    Thanks that was fast - could it be solved by getting a new hard drive and re-installing the software?

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Yes, you have hard drive problem, you get PXE error becuase when it cannot bootup from hard drive, it will try to bootup through he network instead. The hard drive must show up in the BIOS. You can verify by try it in another laptop if you can.

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  • Bud Martin
    Bud Martin Nov 13, 2009

    Yes, you have hard drive problem, you get PXE error becuase when it cannot bootup from hard drive, it will try to bootup through he network instead. The hard drive must show up in the BIOS. You can verify by try it in another laptop if you can. Please post back what you find.

  • Bud Martin
    Bud Martin Nov 13, 2009

    You can easily get new hard drive, just make sure it has the correct interface, PATA/EIDE or SATA type. You will need to download the drivers for the hardware that windows installation cannot find also. you can down load them here. Download manual and drivers here:

    ftp://ftp.support.acer-euro.com/notebook/

    I do not know if you 3620 or 3620A.

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