Having problems with your PC Desktops ?

Disk Boot Failure

\015 When I turn on my computer...I get the system screen and it says primary master disk failure; press F1 to enter setup.......but I don't know the password........and if I don't press F1 and press F2 to continue....I get the error message ''Disk Boot Failure'' insert system disk and press enter\015\012\015\012This is a second hand computer purchased from a Thrift Store\015\012I have no disks \015\012Can I still recover it????\015

Answers :

Any system can be recovered, although it depends on what is wrong.. this error can mean no info on the hard disk, or damaged hd...more than likely whoever had the computer erased it for data's sake...I would've...get an os and load it.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for PC Desktops

Tips for a great answer:

- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.

Suggested Questions/Answers :

Trubleshoot Motherboard what is mother board prob and how can find n fix them....

More than 70% of all computer problems are related to cabling and connections. Ensure all cables are connected and connected firmly. IDE and floppy ribbon cables and power cables can often go loose. Ensure microprocessor, memory modules, and adapters ... PC Desktops

New HDD Install Prob

Basic Troubleshooting Tips after Installing a New Hard DriveBased on Seagate IDE hard drives.If you have installed your drive and it does not function properly, perform the following basic checks:Additional Troubleshooting Tip ... PC Desktops

I have a latitude c610 and on start up a message saying media test failure check cable.can any one help.

This error message also relates to users who are getting the below error message or similar error messages.PXE-E61: Media test failure, check cablePXE-061: Media test failure, check cablePXE-M0F: Exiting Intel PXE ROM  ... Dell Latitude C610 Notebook

I'm receving "disk boot failure" error. Compaq wf1907 monitor

If your computer has a floppy drive and you have inserted a disk, remove the floppy disk and try booting again.if this is not your case you can try out a couple of things1. Check the CMOS of your computerTo do so- Boot your co ... HP Compaq WF1907 Monitor

Disk boot failure

Sounds like a hard disk drive problem. If you are comfortable with working inside your computer, you can open the case and remove the cables to the hard disk, and re-connect them again firmly. ... PC Desktops

17 inch monitor goes blank - X2Gen MG19MY 19" LCD Monitor

\015\012Prepare to diagnose the computer .\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012Disconnect all peripheral devices.\015\012\015\012Perform a Hard Reset.\015\012\015\012Disable th ... X2Gen MG19MY 19" LCD Monitor


Connect your external CDROM to the laptop. I think it is a USB CDROM. Enter your bios setup. In the boot device section, try to find any option which says First Boot Device -> USB CDROM. If you can set this things then the computer will be able to ... Sony VAIO GRX550 Notebook


If you press F12 during bootup, you should get the boot menu. Run the hard disk diagnostic. If the hard disk is bad, you will get a DST Short Test Error code.\015\012\015\012Replacing the hard disk in a D600 is a piece of cake though so ... Dell Latitude D600 Notebook

Operating System Not Found, Can't Use CD Drive

I'm afraid you have a hard disk problem, it has probably failed.If you have entered your BIOS and the hard disk has been set to auto (detect) and when you boot up and you press F1 to continue and get a message "Operating System not found" then ... PC Laptops

I have an acer travelmate 3000 laptop. when i tried to turn it on, i can see the green LED on, and hearing the computer is driving, but the monitor is black, nothing alive on the monitor. the last time, it was able to be turned on, it showed a message of PXE-E61 media test failure, and the computer won't reboot. 1. where can i find a free service manual for acer travelmate 3000 laptop? (in case i need to disassemble the computer) 2. anyone has experienced the silimar problem, and found a solutio

Hello kellyffang.\015\012\015\012Don't you just hate it when that happens! I know I would. But don't worry … relax, take a deep breath … then let's just see if I can GEEK-steer you towards some well deserved joy :-) ... Acer PC Laptops

Start up problem

This generally indicates a hard drive failure. You can try to do an operating system repair with the recovery or operating system disc, but most likely you will need to replace the hard drive. \015\012\015\012When you see the IBM screen y ... IBM ThinkPad T30 2366 Notebook

My acer 4320 can't see my hard drive - media test failure PXE-E61 - Operating system not found. Was working fine then half way through using it it came up with a black screen and the error message above. Thought it might be a dodgy hard drive so l replaced the hard drive with a known working one from my brother in laws pc and it says it can'tfond the hard drive. On the information screen in setup it does not show the hard drive but it does show the dvdrw drive etc. Any advice how l can get t

The PXE media test failure suggests it's trying to boot from the network as it is reached that method in the BIOS boot order due to no other boot devices being available, this can be ignored.\015\012\015\012If you have the option, reset your BI ... Acer TravelMate 4320 Notebook


This usually indicates that there is a harddrive failure or problem with BIOS. When the machine is booting up, get into BIOS and check to make sure that it is recognizing the hard disk and that it is configured to use the hard disk as a boot device. ... PC Laptops

No bootable device message, says insert boot disk what is that

Usually this is idicative of a hard drive failure, try to boot with the windows cd and see if it will boot up. Try this below......\015\012\015\012 \015\012Windows Start-up Errors ... PC Laptops

Replaced my hard drive on my hp lap top and i cannot load the restore disk it is hp ze4800 i dont know how to get it load error code pxe e61

HP and Compaq Desktop PCs - Error: PXE-E61: Media Test Failure \015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012 \015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\0 ... PC Desktops

No go toshiba p30-110  will not boot pxe-e61 media test failure tried new hard drive still the same turn off network boot still the same put in new dvd still the same tried to boot from cd but no go any help thanks

This error can be caused by one or more of the below possibilities.\015\012\015\012Floppy or CD that is not bootable is current ... PC Laptops

This Acer AST 160 I'm working on crashed...

Computer stops at verifying dmi pool data.\015\012Issue:\015\012Computer stops at verifying dmi pool data.\015\012Cause:\015\012This issue can be caused by any of the below reasons.\015\012\015\012Corrupt boot files o ... Acer Aspire T160 (AST160UA3400) PC Desktop

Disk Boot Failure

Any system can be recovered, although it depends on what is wrong.. this error can mean no info on the hard disk, or damaged hd...more than likely whoever had the computer erased it for data's sake...I would've...get an os and load it. ... PC Desktops

Dell xps m1530 formatted hdd now it wont boot

You might find part of this general trouble shooting process might help? Especially the part of changing you Primary Boot drive so you can load Windows.\012\012Assuming you are Windows based and not knowing your specific OS? \012 Your p ... Dell XPS M1530 Laptop

No harddrive detected, verifying dmi pool data, disk boot failure

Help on making a bootable XP install CD for including storage device drivers (such as SATA drivers that's not included in older XP CDs):\015\012 ... Acer Veriton 7500G PC Desktop

Laptop screen shows a lot of different designs

Usually when you see muliple lines and designs, it is indicative of a memory stick failure. Try removing one of the memory sticks and reboot. If the system comes up after the stick is removed, you found your problem. Sometimes the memory has become u ... HP Pavilion dv6000z Notebook

Disk failure; will not boot; "cannot find hard disk"

From what I have seen elsewhere and from my own experience the hard drive controller has a tendancy to fail on these (mx6000 , ma3) boards. No idea why or repair other than replacing board? ... Dell Inspiron 1525 Notebook

BIOS Update Procedure

BIOS Update Procedure\015\012\015\012All latest Motherboards today, 486/ Pentium / Pentium Pro etc.,ensure that upgrades are easily obtained by incorporating the system BIOS in a FLASH Memory component. With FLASH BIOS, there is no need to repl ... PC Desktops

My pavilion dv5000 says on startup media test failure check cable

Computers can start-up ("boot") from many different devices:\015\012 * 3.5" diskette,\015\012 * CD-ROM,\015\012 * USB memory-stick,\015\012 * disk-drive,\015\012 * network,\015\012 * external USB CD-ROM\015\0 ... HP Pavilion dv5000t Notebook

Hard drive issues

I'm going to give you a couple of ideas here....first, make sure you have a windows installation disc, we are going to try and repair your boot volumn first and see if we can't get this thing booted. Just follow the guide below for the first fix. Sec ... Dell Dimension E510 PC Desktop
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.electronic-servicing.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 0.4599 seconds