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Windows 7: "PXE-E51" error after using DBAN for cleaning HDD while booting

19 Apr 2014   #1
DorianDiaconu

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
"PXE-E51" error after using DBAN for cleaning HDD while booting



Any idea what's up with this?


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19 Apr 2014   #2
MrWhoopee

Windows 7 Ultimate x86 and x64
 
 

Your system is unable to find a bootable device (harddrive, cd or usb), so it is attempting to boot from the network adapter. It would appear that the "cleaning" has somehow damaged the boot capability of the HD.
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19 Apr 2014   #3
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709 Windows 7 Pro/64
 
 

If you have wiped the one hard drive your system has it can't boot.
Their is nothing there.
You will need to install a operating system.

By Brink:
Clean Install Windows 7

By Gregrocker:
Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7

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http://www.dban.org/
Quote:
DBAN is a self-contained boot disk that automatically deletes the contents of any hard disk that it can detect. This method can help prevent identity theft before recycling a computer. It is also a solution commonly used to remove viruses and spyware from Microsoft Windows installations. DBAN prevents all known techniques of hard disk forensic analysis. It does not provide users with a proof of erasure, such as an audit-ready erasure report.
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19 Apr 2014   #4
DorianDiaconu

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Layback Bear View Post
If you have wiped the one hard drive your system has it can't boot.
Their is nothing there.
You will need to install a operating system.

By Brink:
Clean Install Windows 7

By Gregrocker:
Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7
I have Windows 7 installed...
My System SpecsSystem Spec
19 Apr 2014   #5
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709 Windows 7 Pro/64
 
 

Did you install Windows 7 after you used Dban?
If so how did you install it and from what media did you do the install?
Can you get into the bios and/or Windows 7?
Have you removed all CD/DVD and Flash Drives?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
19 Apr 2014   #6
DorianDiaconu

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Layback Bear View Post
Did you install Windows 7 after you used Dban?
If so how did you install it and from what media did you do the install?
Can you get into the bios and/or Windows 7?
Have you removed all CD/DVD and Flash Drives?
1.Yep.
2.USB.
3.Yep.
4.Yes.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
19 Apr 2014   #7
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709 Windows 7 Pro/64
 
 

If you can get into Windows then please tell us how you got the picture in your Post #1.
Some how we are not on the same page.
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19 Apr 2014   #8
DorianDiaconu

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Layback Bear View Post
If you can get into Windows then please tell us how you got the picture in your Post #1.
Some how we are not on the same page.
That "thing" appears while booting.
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19 Apr 2014   #9
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709 Windows 7 Pro/64
 
 

Please do this tutorial so we can have a look.
By Golden:
Disk Management - Post a Screen Capture Image
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19 Apr 2014   #10
DorianDiaconu

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Layback Bear View Post
Please do this tutorial so we can have a look.
By Golden:
Disk Management - Post a Screen Capture Image
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 "PXE-E51" error after using DBAN for cleaning HDD while booting




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