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Windows 7: Laptop stuck in boot mode?


06 Jun 2011   #1

windows 7
 
 
Laptop stuck in boot mode?

My windows 7 toshiba laptop wont get past a screen that says

Intel UNDI, PXE-2.1 (build 082)
Copyright (C) 1997-2000 Intel Corporation

For Realtek RTL8101E/8102E PCI-E Ethernet Controller v1.07 (080320)
PXE-E61:Media test failure,check cable
PXE-M0F:Exiting PXE ROM.
No bootable device--insert boot disk and press any key"


The problem is I dont have a boot disk and i cant get past this screen.
P.S. it happens when i turn it on, it goes to a black screen saying that.
Can anyone please help me

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06 Jun 2011   #2

Win7 Pro 32-bit, Win8 Pro 32-bit
 
 

It looks like it's trying to boot from a LAN connection -- and failing when it can't find one.

Have you tried going into the BIOS setup and confirm that it has the local hard drive as the first boot option?
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06 Jun 2011   #3

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

A reset to defaults in the BIOS should put your HDD before a PXE boot.

I hate to say it but it sounds like you may have a failed Hard Drive. Does your boot menu offer a diagnostic of any kind ??
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06 Jun 2011   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate RTM (Technet)
 
 

Yep, sounds like a dead drive....hope you have backups!
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06 Jun 2011   #5

windows 7
 
 

The two things i can access are utility and boot manager when i go into boot manager anything i try to do brings me to the boot screen and in utility i dont know if im even suppose to change anything there
How do i reset it to defult BIOS
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