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Your laptop is trying to boot using your network card. Go into the BIOS and turn off PXE boot under the network settings or change the boot order so that your hard drive boots before network boot. While in the BIOS check to see if you hard drive is present. Usually the hard drive boots first but if the drive is undetectable then it will try the next boot option so if the problem is not with boot order then its possible your hard drive is not being detected pointing to a possible damaged drive.

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http://www.hitachigst.com/hdd/support/download.htm has a Disc Fitness Test programme. It produces a floppy to boot from DOS into Windows. My Satellite 1110 has the same error message, PXE-E61. The BIOS shows "no HDD". The DTF  found no fault on the HDD. (full test took 45minutes)    Give it a try.  I know, you need a working computer to down load it-- and DOS and a floppy drive on the faulty one. There are USB adaptors for floppy drives.  Tomorrow I prise the 1110 apart and will clean all the cable and connectors. Good luck.

 

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SOURCE: pxe-e61 pxe-m0f error with boot up

Error from boot??

Is that a problem when loading on POST? or you got problem on boot on your Operating System..

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cable plug possible defective, if possible plug into another computer and see if error occurs. since you did not state OS go into the Device Manager and insure 'network adapter' has driver installed and working. Is there an external media hooked up?

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SOURCE: PXE-E61

Go to bios setting - Boot
select Boradcom Pxe and pres (Shift + 1)

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This error comes up if the computer is not able to detect the hard drive. Power off the computer. Power it back on and tap the number 2 key 4 - 5 times at the Dell logo screen. This will take you to the system setp screen. Check if you see any thing listed next to solid state drive. If you dont see any thing try reseating the hard drive. Here are the steps to reseat the hard drive.. If you see an entry next to the solid state drive. You'll need to reinstall windows on the computer. If you have been shipped XP you will need an external CD drive to reinstall windows. If the system was sen with ubantu try to download it to a usb drive and boot off it.
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I see that you are having issues with you Thinkpad R61 Laptop getting an Error 7, PXE-e61 Media test Failure.

I Believe the Error that you are receiving means that the Hard Drive in your Laptop is not responding anymore or is not anymore fixable, the error that your mentioned states that your "HDD" Hard Drive needs to be replaced on your Laptop there is no other way to fix this error you Hard Drive is already undetected and most probably not bootable anymore.

You can google pxe-e61 there will be many possible causes but all fall in replacing the Hard Drive, the only option your can try with this concern is removing your Hard Drive and reconnecting it back again, this is to see if the Laptop will detect the Hard Drive again or not.

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