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How to solve PXE-E61: Media test failure, Check cable. Error

While booting your hard disk it can be damaged because of the physical reasons i.e. you may face some hard disk failure because of the physical reasons. This article clearly explains the PXE (Preboot execution Environment) hard disk boot failure. PXE provides the boot environment with the help of Intel which always allows a workstation using the interface of the network.

pxe-e61-media-test-failure error How to solve PXE-E61: Media test failure, Check cable. Error How to solve PXE-E61: Media test failure, Check cable. Error pxe e61 media test failure

Whatever may be the reason but to deal with the failure of the hard disk you have to contact some expert who can recover your hard disk’s lost data. You can’t recover your data if you reboot your computer as the computer will generate the error as

“PXE-E61: Media test failure, Check cable.PXE-M0F: Exiting Intel PXE-ROM, Boot failure: System Halted”

This error restricts you from accessing the data of the hard disk and this error message will appear in your every attempt.

Error Explanation: Above miscalculation is caused because of the erroneous BIOS settings or defective hardware like hard disk. Most of the times faults are caused when the computer tries booting from some device. If your hard disk is not connected properly then also you will face the same error.

How to Solve?: For isolating the cause and solving the issue you must follow the below given steps.

  1. First verify all the connection of your cables which are connected to the hard disk. If any of your connection is loose or improper then this can also be the reason for the same.
  2. If other storage device is connected to the computer then you must remove it.
  3. When you are trying to start the computer then enter the BIOS setup. Now see if your hard disk is set up correctly and is detected by the BIOS or not.
  4. If because of any reason the hard disk is not detected then you should follow the next suggestion as this may cause a physical failure.
  5. Now you have to replace the hard disk and then restore the data. After that you must always make a backup of your data so that in future your data many not be erased.

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  1. got two cable , but i duno whr it need to plug in to.it name P4 and P6

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