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My ACER Aspire 5100 does not start and show a message For Realtek RTL8139(X)/ 8130/ 810X PCI Fast Ethernet Controller V2.13 (020326) PXE-E6111: Media Test Failure, Check Cable. PXE MOF: Exiting PXE ROM. How to solve the problem? Should I go to set up at the start and apply restore default configuration?

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Open the Device Manager, uninstall the Realtek from there. Restart the laptop and see if its automatically loads itself on Device Manager well good enough. If it doesn't then you would need to get the motherboard CD of the Acer Laptop and install the Realtek Driver.

Posted on May 31, 2010

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    Wouldn't it be kinda hard to open Device Manager on a machine that isn't loading the operating system?

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Change the HDD and/o reinstall the HDD

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