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My Acer Aspire 5100 is messed up ?

When I turn it on, it works but most of the time, it shows the acer writing then says " realtek boot agent " or something and I cant boot Windows...
Its running Windows XP MCE.

Also, when I turn the laptop on IF I get to the windows boot screen and then get to the desktop ( a big achievement ) if I move the laptop, the screen goes blue and then it reboots with " Realtek boot agent " why is it doing this? please help me.
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    I have a acer Aspire 5100 and the dog Knock it off the counter now as soon as i turn it on it reads realtek pxe - e61 media test failure Check cable what do I do

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I had a laptop in my shop recently with the same problem. If you moved the machine at all it would blue screen. The problem was a connector on the motherboard that had came loose and was shorting the system out. I had to tear the machine completely down, and it took me hours to find it. With that said, you have a short somewhere on the board, whether it be a loose connection or bare wire, and it would be in your best interest to take it to a professional to find the problem.

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