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Windows 7: lenovo y560 operating system not found: pxe-e61: media test failure...

16 Apr 2012   #1
jojocw

win7 64bit
 
 
lenovo y560 operating system not found: pxe-e61: media test failure...

hi

http://www.sevenforums.com/crashes-d...eck-cable.html

i have the same problem where i cant get into the windows as it says it cant find an operating system!

i read a bit and my boot priority order is
1. usb hdd
2. usb key
3. usb fdc
4. ide 0: samsung mmcr........
5. ide 1: hitachi ht........
6: ide cd : slimtypedvd
7: usb cdrom
8: pci bev mba v12.2.5 slot 0900

i do not hv any cd etc with me.

please kindly help advise if i need any cd etc ... is it my hdd problematic ?
never touch any boot order. but this problem suddenly arised
i read from some web to chg the SATA mode into IDE , is tht right ? its originally ARCI sthg like tht

thanks a lot !!!!!


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16 Apr 2012   #2
writhziden

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

Is this a laptop or desktop? You shouldn't need to change to IDE from AHCI, but I will need more information before giving instructions to proceed.
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17 Apr 2012   #3
jojocw

win7 64bit
 
 

thanks for ur quick response. i hv switched it bk to ahci instead of ide now.

its a laptop lenovo ideapad y560
bios version 30cn62ww
running on i7 q 740 1.73ghz

please let me know what other info you ll need.

thanks a lot. i see some similiar problems onthe forum and other sites. has a generic root cause been found abt these problems ?

thanks
vic
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17 Apr 2012   #4
writhziden

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

Unfortunately, there are usually multiple causes to the same problems. Yours can be:
  1. A hard disk that became dislodged and is no longer connected to the system.

  2. Bad hardware/software connections between the BIOS and the hard disk.

  3. A failing hard disk.

The first thing to check is whether the hard disk is physically connected to the motherboard properly. To do so:
  • Shut down and turn off the computer
  • Remove the AC Adapter
  • Remove the battery
  • Hold down the power button for 15-30 seconds to close the circuit and drain any residual power
  • Remove the panel on the underside of the laptop where the hard disk is housed
  • Remove and re-insert the hard disk by sliding it away from the connector and then gently but firmly pressing it back into the connector (no screws should need to be removed to do this step)
  • Replace the panel on the underside of the laptop to cover the hard disk
  • Replace the battery
  • Replace the AC Adapter
  • Turn on the computer and see how it responds
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18 Apr 2012   #5
jojocw

win7 64bit
 
 

i have tried to do the above steps. and after restarting the same message still lingers...
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18 Apr 2012   #6
boohbah

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

i had this issue a while ago with the wifes lenovo.
is it possible that it has overheated. this was the problem we had, leaving it for several hours made it work.
it happened another time and i used a startup repair to fix the problem.

Startup Repair
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18 Apr 2012   #7
jojocw

win7 64bit
 
 

em .... thanks ... i have left it for long but i dun think its a overheat problem.

I do not have a win7 installation disc with me. I bought this from HKGolden from Hong Kong. Guess i have to fetch a disc when I am back.

Anyway thanks a lot mate !
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18 Apr 2012   #8
writhziden

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

Reset your hardware/software connections with the BIOS.
  1. Shut down and turn off the computer.
  2. Unplug the computer from the wall or surge protector (then remove the battery if it is a laptop).
  3. "Remove the computer from any port replicator or docking station, disconnect
    cables to printers or devices such as external monitors, USB memory sticks or SD cards, headset or external speakers, mouse or auxiliary keyboard, turn off WIFI and Bluetooth wireless devices." (Use Hard Reset to Resolve Hardware and Software Issues HP Pavilion dv5000 Notebook PC series - HP Customer Care (United States - English))
  4. Hold down the power button for 30 seconds. This closes the circuit and ensures all
    power from components is drained to clear the software connections between the BIOS
    and hardware and clear any corruption in the temporary memory.
  5. (If it is a laptop, plug the battery back into the laptop and then) Plug the computer back into the wall. Do not reconnect any unnecessary peripherals; monitor, keyboard,
    and mouse should suffice and be the only peripherals reconnected.
  6. Turn it on to reinitialize the software connections between the BIOS and hardware
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