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I start up my toshiba equium a60 and it say that there is a media test failure and it wont start up windows properly
Hi scotty, you'll need to re-check all your data & power cables in the PC. Play it safe, unplug the power from the PC & ground yourself by touching the bare case before grabing any internal connectors.
Than upplug & re-connect every data & power cable on every device in your PC. When finished go into your bios & check that all devices have beed seen by the bios. Hard drive, CDROM drives, floppy drive & or serial ATA SATA drives. While in the bios re-check your Boot order. Most PC's set floppy drive first, CDROM second & SATA / IDE third. Also set plug & play OS to NO. This allows the bios to set IRQ's instead of windows.
Save & exit bios. Load your windows back into the cdrom drive & when you boot the PC your windows should load. You'll see Press any key to load CD.......... Press any key.
This time around preform a quick format on the drive, than install windows.
Have more questions, feel free to ask!
Good Luck & Have a Great Day!
Posted on Mar 21, 2008
Do you have the PXE error?
The media failure is in the boot sequence, on the toshiba press F12 on boot to change boot priority, select cd/dvd or hard drive, or to preclude from happening, press F2 on boot enter BIOS, select Boot options make sure to set priority as cd/dvd, then hard drive, then network or disable network boot. network booting causes media failure.
Posted on Mar 21, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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