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Trouble Reloading Start-Up Disk on Toshiba Satellite 1905-S301

\015 Upon starting my computer, after the the Tosiba sign appears, I get one of a couple of error messages;PXE-E61 MEDIA TEST FAILURE, CHECK CABLE; or PXE-M0F EXITING INTEL PXE ROM; OPERATING SYSTEM NOT FOUND; or ERROR LOADING OPERATING SYSTEM. I tried reloading the o/s and after it starts to format the drive, the hard drive light stays lit and nothing happens. I tried to load just Windows, while 20 percent of formatting the hard drive, I get error POSSIBLE BAD DRIVE, i am ready to switch drives, but I dont want to the lose money if that is not the problem. And if i do purchase another HD (mk4018gap 40 gig), can I get larger drive? please help. thanx, Jazz\015

Answers :

Checl all internal cable connections (unplug-plug
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\015\012Check all internal cable connection to be correct, start and observe messages to see if your HDD is recognized by bios and memory test is ok.
\015\012If problem remains try to boot from CD with original operating system disk in CDROM.
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Please try changing the HDD. If same thing happens the problem may be with ur O/s Cd or the Mother board
\015\012Please let me know this is used machine or New one. If new one please take a different O/S cd and install it.
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\015\012If you are installing XP and your HDD is SATA then you need sata drivers.
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