Having problems with your PC Laptops ?
Media failure on startup screen - PC Laptops
Check the cd dvd rom
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for PC Laptops
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 :
Dropped laptop...damaged hdd or something else?
Hello\015\012\015\012\015\012the problem with the recovery cd is most likely that your computer is set to start from HDD and not CDROM FIRST.\015\012\015\012\015\012I've written detailed instructions on how to change the boot ... Compaq Armada E500 Notebook
Need to Restore My Acer Aspire 5315
There are two basic ways to restore Acer 5315 PC Notebook to the \012original setting. The first method you can try to pressing the key Alt +\012 F10 for 5 times while startup \012process appears on the Acer screen. Usually this way will ... Acer Aspire 5315 Notebook
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
Media stuttering and windows startup failure
Hye les_dudis,\015\012\015\012\015\012 How long have you owned this system? Some quick fixes you could try. You have too many services starting up on startup.\015\012\015\012 Go to Start, Run, and type in msconfig. ... Acer TravelMate 8204WLMi Notebook
Desktop goes black/blank after opening
The Dell Inspiron 1501 laptop is powered with AMD Sempron processor with 1.8 GHz processing speed. It is available with 15.4 inch Ultrasharp WXGA display. The Black Screen of Death or black screen error is a critical situation that occurs after the O ... Dell Inspiron 1501 Notebook
Hard Drive Boot issues
You need to reinstall the operating system . . ... Dell Latitude C640 Intel Pentium 4-M 2.0GHz 14.1-inch XGA 256MB DDR 30GB CD Refurbished Laptop Noteb... (NEWITEM28090832) PC Notebook
Can't start up the laptop as Media test failure
I cant start up my laptop and it comes up black .. Then it says media Test failure Check cable. What do i do? ... BenQ Joybook 5100U Notebook
Dell inspiron 1420 startup error
You need to cheat a little. First try to boot into safe mode by pressing the f8 key as soon as you hit the power (and keeping your fingers crossed on the other hand that it notices your doing this). Before you get too depressed just try booting into ... Dell Inspiron 1420 Laptop
My dell inspiron 1525 has a black screen with a white cursor showing
First, I want to know if you sees the Dell logo after turning on the laptop? If yes then this is no boot issue. \015\012\015\0121. Immediately run the PSA. Make sure laptop is off. Press and hold down the Fn key, while holding down Fn key press ... Dell Inspiron 1525 Notebook
Acer 5100 help me
OK this is the only way I can get my P.O.S Acer 5100 to work and it does NOT always work...\015\012\015\012First off, I downloaded an updated Bios (3.10) it was from the Acer U.K. website and the program to flash it..(caution it may fry y ... Acer Aspire 5100 Notebook
Startup problems laptop will only startup after several attempts, I can barely make out the screen, I just keep turning it off till the screen lights up, this can take several attempts, seems to be getting worse. Laptop functions completely normally once going, tho if screen saver is on too long, the screen will not come back on and the start up ritual must begin all over again
Hi,Based on your post/description "barely make out the screen" you have a backlight problem which can either be the CCFLamp or the inverter that powers it. The problem may be component failure, heat related or cold solder, loose connecti ... Dell Inspiron 6000 Notebook
Acer Aspire 9300-3655: Shuts Downs When Idle
It sounds like you are getting a blue screen error.Most of the time these are resolved by manually running CHKDSK /RTo check for a blue screen error, right click on "My Computer"Go to properties, click on the "advanced" tab, C ... Acer Aspire 9300 Notebook
Error Message: PXE-E61 Media Test Failure Check Cable
The problem on my laptop is when it starts up it says media test failure chech cable so what would be the solution for this. ... Compaq Armada E500 Notebook
Dell blank screen
Don't like to disappoint you but there are so many possibilities for failure after being dropped, I don't think anyone here can help you without having your unit in hand for inspection. \015\012\015\012One thing you might consider doing y ... PC Laptops
Black screen says PXE-E61 Media test failure, check cable, Operating System not found. I hear wierd sounds from the computer.
Sounds like it could be a bad hard drive. With your laptop turned off, take out the hard drive and put it back in and make sure its nice and snug.Then go ahead and turn on the laptop and see if you can boot back up into windows. ... Toshiba Satellite M45-S169 Notebook
My windows xp laptop is having problems loading, when it loads up and desktop appears, it restarts utself again.
The setting for 'Automatically Restarting; in the event of an error is enabled. You can 'disable' this setting (maybe) in order to begin troubleshooting the problem.\015\012\015\012How long do you have at the desktop before it reboots? ... Dell Latitude D610 Notebook
HP Pavilion dv 9205 us tries to start up, screen stays black
THIS IS A LONG REPLY POST BE WARNED : HOWEVER IS LIKELY HELPFUL TO OTHERS WITH INTERMITTENT LCD / PORT ISSUES. MY STORY,... Hi all. Ok, i'm gonna chime in here on this. I have the HP DV9205us and i've returned my unit a total of three times. Ultimate ... HP Pavilion dv9205us Notebook
Toshiba Satellite A105-S2201
It sounds like when you slammed on the hard drive you cause the mechanical arm inside the drive to malfunction. you will need to replace the hard drive and then reload winbdows and the drivers for your laptop ... Toshiba Satellite A105 Notebook
Averatec laptop won't turn on normally
Is the clicking sound coming from the cd rom or hard drive\015\012if either of this are bad , it will do all that ... Averatec 3200 Notebook
Power but no display
Here's a link to a good article that will help you to troubleshoot the startup problem. Even though you are getting a light, it could be a fai ... Gateway M-7301u Notebook
I have a HP Pavilion dv8000 laptop and purchase a Seagate 80GB 5400/8MB 2.5 Mobile PATA HD to replace the original one. I have reinstalled in exactly the way the original was installed. When I power on the Laptop I get the following message on a black screen: Intel UNDI, PXE-2.0 (build 082) Copyright (c) 1997-2000 Intel Corporation For Realtek RTL8139 (x)/8130/810X PCI fast Ethernet Controller V.2.13 (020326) PXE-EGI: Media Test Failure, Check Cable PXE-MOF: Exiting PXE ROM I also have the Recov
For all of you that are havin problem wit media test type failre, there's a website posted to help deal wit this kind of problem. I have typed in Google media test type failure, and I have gotten two websites with some good explaination to this probl ... HP Pavilion dv8000z Notebook
PXE-E61 media test failure on Acer Aspire 5050 laptop
Yes, your analysis of the problem is correct. The problem could be with the hardware & while you are trying to reinstall the Windows OS, the software checks on all hardwares before installing. The best solution would be to take your system to a n ... Acer Aspire 5050-3242 Notebook
Acer aspire video hardware error
Hi,I just wanted to take a moment and acknowledge your request. It sounds to me, on first instinct, that your video encoder/decoder software components may be or probably is faulty and or just not up to date. A hardware video display adap ... Acer Aspire 5500 5570-2609 Laptop
Windows fails to start and startup repair does not work.
Your startup repair option in Windows Install indicates a hardware conflict. Go to your System Setup in startup mode, by pressing Del, F2 or F10 whichever the hint is on screen during bootup. Once inside system setup, turn off almost everything, disa ... Acer Aspire 5500 5570-2609 Laptop
Slow typing on screen
Those proposed solutions disabling the pmcservice only works if you have a DELL laptop. The pcmservice is linked to the dell media direct. This service is not installed on other computers. I have no idea why this title says generic problem for all la ... PC Laptops