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The error PXE-E61: Media test failure usually means the hard diskhas failed or the hard disk needs re-seating or the disk controller is faulty.First - re-seat the harddisk and reboot the computer. If the computer does not boot up then reboot andgo into the BIOS configuration to see if the BIOS detects the hard drive. If itdoesn't detect the hard drive then it could be faulty.Then the hard drive needsto be replaced in the computer/laptop, Windows installed and the computer orlaptop's device drivers plus your programs etc. to get a functioningcomputer/laptop again.
Hi that seems your computer cant boot from hard disk ' you can solve it by : - be sure that nothing in cd drive and there's no flash memory in notebook. - when you press start button , click F2 to enter set up and go to boot options and assign the first boot to Hard disk drive. - if that don't help try to repair your windows ... or re install it
- final may be your notebook hard drive corrupted. I hope that helps you
warning is to let you know the hard drive may fail sometime in the near future
so you should backup your data frequently. When the hard drive eventually
fails, you can replace the hard drive, re-install Windows, your programs and
data. The hard drive are devices that cannot be repaired, they are replaced.
It appears the hard drive is faulty.
Does the hard disk LED flash when the laptop boots up?
Go into the BIOS configuration and see it the hard drive is detected, (then Startup - Boot - and look at IDE HDD0 it should list the make and model of the hard drive).
If the hard disk is detected it still could be faulty. To test the hard drive, remove the hard drive and connect it to an USB hard drive adapter and connect it to a working computer's USB port.
If the computer sees this as an external hard drive and you can open the various folders and files then the hard drive is OK and the fault could be the disk controller on the laptop's motherboard.
If the hard disk is not detected the it is faulty and you need to replace the hard drive in the laptop and install Windows etc. to get it working again.