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\015 My toshiba tecra boot on but wont read hd. It says PXE-E61: Media test failure, check cable. PXE-M0F: Exiting Intel PXE ROM. Insert system disk in drive. press any key when ready. I have tryed several hd and it says the same thing. when i try to install win xp it says that there is no hd. can someone help please. thanks in advanced ozz\015

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It could be that the the HDD controller on the motherboard is gone, that's why it does it with several HDD. By the way go under the BIOS and check the Boot sequence, make sure that HDD is first, because pxe error occurs when you select to boot the computer through a network device. If it doesn't find it, that's what it shows on the screen, it can find the MBR.
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