Having problems with your Dell Inspiron 1501 Laptop ?

When turning my laptop on i get a message media test failure

\015 The exact message says PXE-E61: Media test failure\015\012PXE-M0F: existing broadcom PXE ROM\015

Answers :

You see this message when the laptop trying to boot from a remote\015\012server using the network card. If you didn’t see the PXE-E61 message\015\012before, it means that the network card was listed after the hard drive\015\012in the boot order (you can set the order in BIOS) and the laptop booted\015\012directly from the hard drive. Now, when the hard drive has failed, the\015\012laptop cannot detect it and tries to boot from the next available\015\012device – the network card. Your laptop is not configured to boot from a\015\012remote server using the network card, that’s why you are getting\015\012PXE-E61 Media test failure error. You have to replace the hard drive\015\012and reinstall the operating system.
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