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How do i repair PXE-E61: Media test failure, check cable on a compaq presar

By robsbbqribs ·
system won't boot.says check switch failure!

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PXE boot

by CG IT In reply to How do i repair PXE-E61: ...

is booting computers over the network to a server. no server to boot from not boot.

Do a Google on PXE boot.

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I can't vouch for the veracity of this info:

by Ron K. In reply to How do i repair PXE-E61: ...

http://askville.amazon.com/resolve-PXE-E61-error-message-crash/AnswerViewer.do?requestId=1248801 <br>
I believe that I'd try doing as it says.

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Is this system connected to a Network?

by OH Smeg In reply to How do i repair PXE-E61: ...

That error message is telling you that it's either not connected or that the Network is Down so it can not find the initial Boot Files from the Network.

Assuming that this is a stand alone system you'll need to enter the BIOS and set it to Boot from the HDD not the Network if you want it to work correctly.

If it's actually a network system you'll need to repair the failed network or replace what has been removed.

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