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710 25ISH Desktop Motherboard Test Failure

Q: 710 25ISH Desktop Motherboard Test Failure

One of our new Lenovo desktops (710 25ISH Desktop) threw this error when running the hardware scan.Result Code: WMB01A008-WM7CWJDevice: Motherboard I was not able to find much info about this error code online. So I was wondering if I should get this looked at or repaired.

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A: 710 25ISH Desktop Motherboard Test Failure

Welcome to the Lenovo Community !

Although the hardware scan is a useful tool, most error codes can only be deciphered by Lenovo Support. I would recommend that you contact Lenovo Support about the issue. Please call Lenovo at the number below or visit a local Best Buy store. Most stores are also authorized Lenovo service centers.

Lenovo Support - USA1-877-453-668624 hours a day 7 days / week

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Hello: I replaced my K450e with above model.  Because I had motherboard issues with a 700 25ISH just prior to this one, I ran the test out of concern.  It failed, specifically with the USB.  The error detail stated "overcurrent detected."  What does this mean?  I have no USB devices on the machine, unless you count the keyboard and mouse. Does someone in the community have any thoughts on this?  Thanks! tNtftb

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I've been having a constant issue since I got this desktop with a popup message saying that a USB device needs more power than the port can supply. The only USB devices I use are a mouse, keyboard and an external hard drive and it seems to happen at random. I've run hardware scans and each time the results show a failure with the motherboard USB test. If anyone has advice about this issue it would be very appreciated. (I am using my old keyboard because I don't care for the one that came with the desktop, so I don't know if that could be the problem or not.)  

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Hello I'm new to the forums, but any how my computer did a hardware scan and the only failure was the motherboard's usb test. I tried http://www.lenovo.com/eticket but It kept taking me to the main page. The result code is WMB01A008-WM7XUJ. I would really appreciate it if someone could help me fix this issue or just give me a solution that works.
 
Thank you for your time.
 
 
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A:IdeaCentre 710 Desktop - USB Test Failure

Good day and welcome to the community.Please provide more information about your system (model, OS, recent updates, etc), otherwise it will be difficult for the community to assist you. We will also be able to confirm that your post is in the proper forum.Regards.

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So i just received my new Idea Center 710-25ISH and while running the Lenovo Solution Center software i get the Mother Board Usb Test Failed. Idea Center 710-25ISH Type: 90FB   90FB001EUSWindows 10 Home 64 bit  i7-6700 32 Gb Ram  Firware: FWKT6CAWindows Update is done to latest, witch is 1607 as of 04/23/2017Lenovo Solution Center software version is: 3.4.003 The desktop is new and i only connected the keyboard and mouse to the two usb ports by the ethernet plug (usb ports it maybe 2.0, as they are black color) Now, done some research before i posted this and found out if i move the keyboard and mouse to the top usb blue 3.0 ports the test passes with no problems, so my question is: What's going on with the other 2 usb ports why trigger the mother board usb failed test? Thank you.P. 

A:Idea Center 710-25ISH Mother Board Usb Test Failed - 90FB001EUS

The front two usb ports are USB 3.0 On the machine backside, the top two usb ports are USB 3.0, the bottom two usb ports (next to ethernet connector) are USB 2.0. https://download.lenovo.com/consumer/desktop_pub/ic_tdt_710_qsg_v1.0_win10_en_online_20160412.pdf Lenovo Solution Center is known for bugs at times.   

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Hi, I am going to be purchasing the gtx 1060 6gb model which will replace my current gtx 960 2gb. I wanted to know if everthing is fine? although I have done my own research prior to this, I would like a specilaist to confirm. I am aware that I will have a bottleneck in my CPU, which is a i5 6400 @2.7GHz.
 
The Lenovo product's serial number is: R301DTKK
The product's Machine Type Model is: 90ED001DUK
 
Could you please confirm if everything is fine? My power supply is 400W which is the reccomened for the 1060 6gb. However, I was struggling in finding my motherboard. 
 
Thank you very much. 
 
Mod:  edited Subject line to add system type
 

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I ran the hardware test this morning and everything passed but the SMART short self test. It failed and gave me this code. WHD01V00G-BK7W0J It says to send to Lenovo but I don't know where. I also can't add my laptop to my products on my account. I keep getting a message #WL Service Busy #   What do I do?

A:Hardware test shows SMART short self test failure.

hi Smurfette,
 
Welcome to the Forums.
 
The image below is the breakdown on how the LSC error codes mean.
  - Link to picture
 
The SMART short self-test that failed may have detected some certain sectors on the drive that are bad and predicted an imminent HDD failure so I would recommend you contact the lenovo helpdesk and report your findings as you likely need to send the unit for service.
 
If you're in the US, this is the number to call:
 
Phone Number: 1-877-4-Lenovo (1-877-453-6686)
upported Language: EnglishHours of operation: 24 hours/day 7 days/week
 
Support phone list
 
 
Let me know how it goes.
 
Regards

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Hi i'm hoping someone can help.I'm new to Lenovo and I'm very disappointed so far. The desktop won't boot up, I've set everything up per the instructions and I get 2 beeps and it doesn't boot up at all. I read on other responses it may be the ram, they are clicked in correctly. And taking a few out to check if one has failled only results in more sustained beep melody ! The fans work fine! But i need the desktop to actually boot up. Thanks in advancei reasly hope someone can helpspecs: i7 -6700 3.4GHzssd 120G1T Hdd16G ramwindows 10100-240v auto ( no switch)

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So as the title suggests , my computer shuts down instantly and wont open up for a while. I used lenovo solution center to see if this was a hardware issue and it gave me a failed marker on motherboard usb section. W1HQQVPQ2-2JNQ11 was the report code. I am not entirely sure about what to do right now. Should I send it service or is this really not relevant to my problem? Will appreciate any advice to be honest, thanks in advance.

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The recently released motherboard test fails the IRQ-test on my 20CD Thinpad Yoga with
Result Code:WMB010010-RK7YMG
Anybody else seeng this? Is it the test or my TP that are faulty?










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A:Lenovo Motherboard Test 4.1.1.6928 IRQ test fails ...

I edited your post to correct the model number (20CD).
I ran the same test on my 20CD system here, and I don't see the problem.
What OS are you running?

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I just bought a 700 25ISH 90ED desktop and I am trying to use my television as the monitor. The TV is brand new, only two months old. I am attempting to connect them via HDMI cord but no signal is coming through. I tried connecting my laptop to the TV using the same cord and it works fine so the TV, and the cable are obviously functional. But the Lenovo desktop will not come through, all I get is a no signal message on my TV. I thought that the HDMI port on the desktop was damaged or not functional so I took it back to Best Buy and exchanged it for an identical model. But the same issue is happening. I ran through all the basic checks, everything is plugged in and on the right TV input setting, tried using all of the HDMI ports on the TV (which all work with other devices), tried swapping around the cord ends, and the computer is plugged in.

A:Lenovo Desktop 700 25ISH to TV via HDMI No Signal

Hi samwhys , 
 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
Based on what you have described , cord and monitor all ok with the HDMI connected with your laptop. 
Back on the 700 25ISH rear ports, would you have an additional graphics card installed as on the image ?
Will it say no image even when connected on the bottom HDMI port? What is the machine number for the PC?
 

 
Do you have a different HDMI cable available to test also ?
 
Update us how it goes?
 
 
Regards

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I just purchased this computer 13 days ago and it has been nothing but problems since day 1. No matter what i do, no matter what software im trying to use this thing crashes all the way to restarting the computer constantly. I have litterally spent more time in online chat with tech support for different software and even microsoft trying to figure this thing out. I am about at the end of my last nerve with this thing. It even crashes when all im doing is playing the dang solitaire game that comes with windows!! And thats before loading any other software on it. I was wondering if anyone might have any advice for anything i havent tried. I have done a complete reinstall of windows and all software. Checked for virus malware adware had the hardware checked everything i can think of. No matter what i seem to do the **bleep** thing keeps crashing and restarting. Microsoft tech support has tried everything they know on multiple occasions. Windows and all drivers are up to date and still no joy. This is the first Lenovo i have ever purchased and the reason being because i had seen alot of very exceptional reviews. But to be totally honest im starting to wish i had not purchased it.

A:Crash Issues 710-25ISH Desktop (ideacentre)

Try to run DOA procedure - Dead on Arrival - but hurry up - there is limited time to start this procedure.your device will be replace to new one

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Hi all I have recently purchased this PC (apologies I cannot find the correctboard to post this in) and after three weeks it has flagged a hardware issue on its last scane. MotherboardResult Code: WMB01A008-WL7DMHUSB Test FailedProduct 90ED001DUK Everything plugged into the USB ports appear to be working, but this is a concern and Lenovo's site is hard to navigate to get a ticket raised and they do not support chat for my device.  Any ideas/help? Thanks Jim

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After purchase today, I updated hardware drivers with Lenovo's own program and have the following error code; Hardware scan detected one or more failures.Reference the error code below when contacting lenovo support at http://www.lenovo.com/eticket Result Code: WMB01A008-WL7D2L (it is under MOTHERBOARD  - USB Test) I am unable to access the 'eticket' site as it redirects me to the main support site and nothing shows on the error code when searching on the site.  Will appreciate your guidance.ThanksBB

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I just brought Lenovo Desktop 700 25ISH at best buy at first pc was running great but after random updates the bluetooth & WiFi drivers not be found tried reinstalling bunch of times and even did clean pc restore "after backup" still nothing pops up in Drive Manager. So I really need help  oh gfx card in my pc is Nivida 730 gt if wanted upgrade it to 950/970 gtx card do think would be enough room looking to upgrade it in case.

A:Lenovo Desktop 700 25ISH Bluetooth & WiFi drivers ...

Here's the driver page for your computer. http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/products/Desktops-and-all-in-ones/700-Series/700-25ish?linkTrack=Hom...Looking at the size of the 730, it looks significantly smaller than the 950/970. But you should check your case to see if you have room



I'm a Lenovo advocate, part of the Lenovo INsiders program. #LenovoIN. I don't work for Lenovo.

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HI Techies,

This is my first post here. I am doing my first MOBO build and am having some issues. Here are my specs:

PC Chips A13G+ Motherboard
AMD Athlon 64 X2 3600+ 2.0GhZ
4 GB DDR2 RAM
200 GB SATA Hard drive
80 GB SATA Hard drive

Now when I first turned on the computer I got the following error. I have seen posts with this error before and I tried some of the things but they didn't work for me. The only thing I didn't try is replacing the Lithium battery, which I will do tomorrow. But in the mean time the error I got was the following:

PXE - E61: Media Test Failure, check cable
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DISK BOOT FAILURE, INSERT SYSTEM DISK AND PRESS ENTER

Now here is what I have tried so far:

- Reset CMOS (by placing the jumper in the CLR_CMOS mode for about 30 secs)
- Unplugged Video card, HDD cables
- Switched RAM around
- tried booting a Win XP cd
- taking out the lithium battery and placing it in again.

I would appreciate any help from you guys.

Thanks in advance.
 

A:Media Test Failure, check cable, disk boot failure

Make sure your BIOS is set to boot from your optical drive first.

Or you have a SATA hard drive and controller and are trying to boot from an unpartitioned drive on a controller that you haven't provided a driver for.
 

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The targeted read test, smart short self test and smart drive self test of harddrive are failing, can anyone help me regarding this,,?Is my hard drive failed or is going to fail..?please help


























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A:Lenovo G500s- Hardware Targeted read test, short and smart read test failure.

I have same issue G50-80 running window 10 it has failed targeted read test computer is so slow...It's frustrating I hold nothing on hard drive all files plenty of memory does anyone know what the solution might be?

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Some information about my system:
Motherboard: ASUS M2N-SLI Deluxe AM2 NVIDIA nForce 570 SLI MCP ATX AMD Motherboard
Processor: AMD Athlon 64 X2 7750 Kuma 2.7GHz Socket AM2+ 95W Dual-Core black edition Processor AD775ZWCGHBOX
Video Card: EVGA 896-P3-1257-A1 GeForce GTX 260 Core 216 Superclocked Edition 896MB 448-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI ...
RAM: CORSAIR XMS2 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model TWIN2X4096-6400C5

I've read a few threads here on these forums and have found a few similar situations but nothing that really matches what i'm dealing with. Here goes:

I was playing a game when my PC made a short strange muffled hissing noise and then popped. The PC completley shut down like someone has pulled the plug. Almost right away it smelled like an electrical fire. I figured this was the power supply (NZXT 550W) since it is around 4 years old and has been through a lot.

The following day I went to best buy and picked up a Thermaltake TR2 600W PSU and installed it. After plugging in the main power cord from the wall outlet I switched on the PSU itself. Inside, the SB PWR light on the MB lit up. I thought this was good news. I hit the power button for the whole system and
the CPU fan moved slightly and the front LED light quickly flashed on and off. Then nothing. I checked to make sure all connections were snug. Same result.

I can't remember why but I unplugged the 4-pin Auxillary... Read more

A:Power Supply Failure, Possible Motherboard Failure

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Heres the basics: I had my digital camera connected to my computer via usb. Through an unfortunate series of events, my computer was on standbye and the camera got unplugged without telling the computer to disconnect it first. The computer told me a file was corrupt then shut off, and it won't start anymore. When I turn it on, the harddrives start working, but my master cd drive starts clicking. Neither cd drive works at all. I tried removing all the RAM and starting the computer to listen for beeps, but I heard none. From what i've read so far, that indicates a motherboard failure, but the no output points to a video card failure. I'm not sure what steps to take next, so any help will be very appreciated.

My computer: Dell Dimension 4600, Windows XP Pro, 1gb RAM, 200 gb and 80 gb hard drive, 2.3 ghz pentium 4, sp1
 

A:Motherboard failure or video card failure?

What you can do is plug out everything just leaving you Ram, MB ,processor display card, power supply and turn on the machine once done and evrything runs smoothly and disply is shown than its none of the above device problem if there was a problem in that stage than you can narrow down try interchanging the ram module into different sockets. If you have another diaply card you can try that too. IF that worked try hooking up all devices one by one .See which one gives you problem.
 

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I have a Dell Latitude 600 and it totally crashed on me after a blue screen. I was unable to get into windowsXP. I ran the f12 diagnostic and it snagged on the DST Test. After looking around online, it sounded like my harddrive crapped out. I purchased a new one, and have the same problem. The new HD never booted up! Any help will be greatly appreciated!
 

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Hard Drive 1: Extended Offline SelfTest:test failed, error code: 017037005

Help
 

A:Self Test Failure

go to manufacturer site for the HDD download their diagnostic tools.and use the tools to check the hdd
 

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I am experiencing a rebooting problem with a P III 450 System. So far I have replaced the ram, the motherboard (Abit BE 6 II), the power supply, the cpu, I have add a UPS and reinstall the win98 OS. I run Micro Scope and it indicated that I have a RTC RAM TEST FAILURE 32 00 20. Number one does RTC = Real Time Clock and two if so how do I correct a Real Time Clock failure, three are there any other things that I should check out.
 

A:RTC Ram TEST Failure 32 00 20

Well Real Time Clock is part of the motherboard. You said you already replaced that.

Since it says RTC RAM... I am guessing that it means it had trouble with a timing test loop in the RAM chips. But you said you replaced the RAM too.

So, personally, I would ignore that error and assume that the error is due to the program not working correctly on your system.

Try this one: http://www.simmtester.com/PAGE/products/doc/docinfo.asp

It's free and works very well. Let it run overnight - if there are no fails, and the machine doesn't reboot, I would say the RAM and power supply are ok.

What are these rebooting issues anyway? How often? What OS?

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Hello all. I need to test a new possible build because im not sure the notherboard is good. Problem is i dont have a case. Is there a way i can power up the motherboard without mounting it to a case.
cheers
 

A:test motherboard

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Hi all, I just got a new motherboard (MSI K8N NEO4), cpu (ATHLON 64 ), heatsink and CPU fan. I basically have everything but a HDD and a PCI express card (no AGP onboard). Can I give it power to test the motherboard? I wont have the vid card for about 4 months, so I need to know now if I need to file a cliam. Thanks.
 

A:Need to test motherboard..........

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I've got an old Asus P5L-MX Duo Core Motherboard that I suspect is starting to play up ......

Is there any free diagnostic applications I can use to check it?

I thought that ASUS had their own but can't seem to find it anywhere?

Thanks
 

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I put my second computer together and in the process of installing the h/s & fan I nicked the board. Under magnification it looks like four threads are involved. The system powers up but the A drive is steady on. Two separate problems? How do I test the board or the other components to figure out what is going on? The area involved is at 7 o'clock to the CPU..
Thanks,
Dana
 

A:motherboard test?

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I have a tool to test hard drives, is there a tool to test motherboards?
 

A:test motherboard

I have seen some cards that go into a pci slot for testing mb however IMO they are next to worthless. Best test of a mb is to swap in a known good unit for testing.
 

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I have two motherboards. Both worked just fine in the past. Recently installed the ASUS M4A79 Deluxe with an AMD Quad-Core (probably a 1st generation AMD - 2nd generation corrected lots of problems as you know).

No beeps - just fans and motherboard lights. Classic case of motherboard and/or CPU being defective.

Removed the AMD Quad-Core and saw 2-3 pins were seriously bent. I do not know if they were bent when I inserted the chip into the socket. (I'm so farsighted it's ridiculous,
so I didn't notice them being bent - though of course I did check).

Question: Can I test the motherboard by just powering it up without the CPU? Any other ways to test this ASUS and my Gigabyte boards without going through the whole CPU, thermal paste, heatsink procedure.

Footnote: I hope you guys fully appreciate just how important I am to this esteemed forum.
I mean, without me and my dumbo questions, you guys would have no fun at all in your oh-so-sad lives.

A:How to Test Motherboard

No, I believe the motherboard is just a dumb slab without the processor. It will light up, but it won't beep, or give any diagnostic codes, or anything.
Although I must say, I have never actually tried this. Please tell us what happens!

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Hello,
 
   First, let me thank you, for taking the time to review my issue.  It certainly means a lot.  Second, I have searched Google, and this forum to see if any of the instances I am facing have been brought up.  While they have, and I have tried some of the solutions, I am still at a loss.  So, my sincerest apologies if I missed something while searching.
 

 
Dell N5050 Laptop -- Win 7

 
Yesterday, I ran CC Cleaner, and chose the "Wipe Free Space" option.  It ran for about 2 hours, and wasn't anywhere nearing completion.  I stopped it.  My computer restarted and I received a black screen that says "PXE-E61 Media Test Failure" and "PXE-MOF Exiting PXE ROM"
 
Now, one of the odd things, is that, if I turn my comptuer off (using power button) and it asks if I want to boot in Safe Mode, Safe Mode with Networking, or Start Windows Normally, I can choose Start Windows Normally, and Windows loads fine and everything, and I am able to use my computer.  But if I shut it down or restart the proper way, that is when I get the black screen with those messages.  
 
I hope this is detailed enough, and we can help to solve this issue.
 
Again, many thanks for your assistance.
 
Best,
 

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I have Norton System Works and every time I run the memory test it seems like... the physical memory fails the test. I have a brand new memory module. (256 MB)
I would suspect it is bad, however the old one done the same thing. My computer freezes randomly and I was curious if this could be the culprit. Thank you for your advice
 

A:Memory Test Failure

Well, bad RAM could certainly make your computer do all sorts of odd things...

Programs that run in Windows aren't very good at testing RAM though. Why not give this free program a try - it is very thorough, and it does NOT use Windows.
http://www.simmtester.com/PAGE/products/doc/docinfo.asp

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When I start my note book (HP210-1000), I always get displayed massage like this. "PXE-E61 : Media test failure, check cable",  "PXE-M0F:Exiting PXE ROM" and then no bootable device -- insert boot disk .... " After i press any key, there is no boot. How to fix that failure is?

A:"PXE-E61 and PXE-M0F : Media Test Failure"

Hi, Please try this Go to BIOS (on Boot press F10).Go to System Configuration MenuBoot OptionsChange there Network adapter to Hard drive and press F10.Press F10 to save.Reboot the machineRegards,?

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Hello,

First, let me thank you, for taking the time to review my issue. It certainly means a lot. Second, I have searched Google, and this forum to see if any of the instances I am facing have been brought up. While they have, and I have tried some of the solutions, I am still at a loss. So, my sincerest apologies if I missed something while searching.

Dell N5050 Laptop -- Win 7

Yesterday, I ran CC Cleaner, and chose the "Wipe Free Space" option. It ran for about 2 hours, and wasn't anywhere nearing completion. I stopped it. My computer restarted and I received a black screen that says "PXE-E61 Media Test Failure" and "PXE-MOF Exiting PXE ROM"

Now, one of the odd things, is that, if I turn my comptuer off (using power button) and it asks if I want to boot in Safe Mode, Safe Mode with Networking, or Start Windows Normally, I can choose Start Windows Normally, and Windows loads fine and everything, and I am able to use my computer. But if I shut it down or restart the proper way, that is when I get the black screen with those messages.

I hope this is detailed enough, and we can help to solve this issue.

Again, many thanks for your assistance.

Best,

G
 

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Please forgive my computer ignorance, i'm on my last leg here. I have a laptop (Compaq Armada M700) Microsoft XP Professional is the OS and it just wont boot AT ALL..

When I start I get the COMPAQ screen and it looks as if it's going to boot, but then I get this:

PXE-E61: Media Test Failure, Check Cable

I have tried Boot Disk, Restore Disk, the system just doesn't seem to want to read from the disk drive either... When I do that it gives me the "Non-System disk or disk error replace and strike any key when ready" message...

After I do that, it just flashes the laptop screen repeatedly and pops back up the SAME MESSAGE

Keep in mind, there are no disk installed at this time, and the only thing connected to the laptop is the AC Power Cord...

What can I do to get it to boot??

I'll even WIPE the HardDrive and reload the XP Software if need be, I just need to get around this "PXE-E61: Media Test Failure, Check Cable" message..

Any help would be GREATLY appreciated..
 

A:PXE-E61 Media Test Failure

enter the bio's and check the boot options, it appears to be trying to boot from a network

PXE-E61: Media test failure. The adapter does not detect link. Please make sure that the cable is good and is attached to a working hub or switch. The link light visible from the back of the adapter should be lit.

In you bios you should have boot options to boot first to harddrive

hope this helps, never ran into it before, just a guess
 

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I keep getting a media test failure on my averatec laptop, Ive tried to get into the bios and it prompts me to press del to enter set up but when i press delete it just move on the the media test failure screen, Are there any alternate ways to get into the bios so i can change the boot option or do I need to throw this thing out the window?
 

A:media test failure

Maybe this might help :shrug:

http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/Media_test_Failure-t3985.html
 

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I have recently installed xp after my system crashed. I found one of RAM cards to be faulty. I reinstalled XP but have my system restarts every so often, more so when I am installing applications but sometimes just randomly.

Is there anything I can do to test motherboard/processor - I have ran a RAM test and it had no problems for the remaining memory card

However, I noticed that if I were to put the RAM into one of the other two slots - the computer will not start up at all.

I'm pretty sure this is hardware related - because of new xp install, but any suggestions to confirm?
cheers
 

A:Test Hardware for failure??

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My lap top is not starting up properly, it keeps showing the following; Intel UNDI, PXE -2.0 (Build 082)
For Realtek RTL8139(X)/8130/810X PCI FST Fast Ethernet Controllor v2.13 (020326) PXE - E61: Media Test Failure, check cable. PXE-MOF: Exiting PXE ROM,

The computer just keeps showing this and will not do anything else. Could someone please explain to me what I should do to get it back on track. I am an average computer user.

Thanks Tessy.
 

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Hello all, still trying to fix this problem with my poor Compaq Presario 2500...

Today I get PXE-E61 Media Test Failure

Operating system not found.

I tried installing Windows XP Home with the disk that came with it and it said:
Setup cannot continue, did not find any hard drive disks installed.

I can't seem to test my hard drive.
Any help?
 

A:PXE-E61 Media Test Failure!

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I'm running Windows XP on a 4 year old Compaq Presario 2500. It begins to boot, but freezes up at the Windows XP window.... the mouse still works fine. I was able to get into the safe-mode and got the message: media test failure, check cable. I have the CDs for Windows XP - tried to boot from there unsuccessfully, and have the System Restore CDs. Have valuable photos that I need to retrieve, so I don't want to lose all data if at all possible. Any help would be appreciated! Thanks PS - I'm a novice
 

A:Media Test Failure - Help Please!

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hi id really appreciate if someone could help me, i dont know much about laptops but a little! ok my acer travelmate 290 only boots to the acer page no futher, it says to press f2 to setup which i did and on the bios menu the 1st setting it says disabled, i gather this means the hd is disabled? is there any way i can sort this out? it then goes to a black screen and says media test failure check cable, and rom space not avalible card disabled? then exting pxe rom? then back to a blue screen with a choice of cd rom to boot from or hard disk drive, diskette a, or pxe lan, none of then work? would love someones help many thanks
 

A:Media test failure

Please got back to Bios Setup, locate set Defaults, enable it, the Save and Exit
If this does not help, you may need to remove the HardDrive (physically unscrew and detach) then re-insert it again. Then try powering up again.
If this still does not help, you may have a dead internal HardDrive
 

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I'm still pretty new to these forums so if this is in the wrong area, move it to the correct place.
I was wondering if someone had this same problem before and can give me an answer. Today I ran the My Dell pc checkup default scan. Everything passed except the usual DVD-RW Drive tests which have always been unsupported, and the RTC Accuracy Test failed. It had also failed the week before as well. The error code I get is WSB01-HFZ I looked online a lot and couldn't find much except that this could mean the CMOS battery is dying or there's something wrong with the motherboard?

A:RTC accuracy test failure

I would imagine that Test is not to reliable ... Read the Link below ...

RTC Accuracy Test Failed - Error code WSB01-H18 (Alienware Area 51 Desktop) - Alienware Forum - Alienware Club - Dell Community

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Hello, can anyone help me?
My unit is inspiron 3542
I have this media test failure and read thru the forums that i will disable NIC. So i did.
Then another error has come up. Reboot system something.
The HDD is detected in the FIXED HDD.
Dont know what to do.

A:PXE-E61 media test failure

Press F12 at powerup.  Boot to the diagnostics and run an extended test on the hard drive.

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PXE-E61: Media test failure, check cable
PXE-M0F: Exiting PXE ROM

Reboot and Select proper Boot device

getting this when i try to boot. tried changing boot order. i think my hdd is probably fried but want any other ideas before i have to shell out $$ to get a new one. Thanks for your help.

A:PXE-e61 media test failure

No way to know for sure, but I would think its the hard drive. You may want to take out your hard drive and test in another computer.

Getting media test failure, check cable error when computer boots.

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Hi im having some problems with my comp. Just the other day when the computer started to boot it says:

PXE-e1: Media test failure, check cable
PXE-M0F: Exiting NVIDIA Boot Agent.

Ive been looking around on forums (including this) and many of the replies is telling you to go to the BIOS. Problem is when i start the computer i cant enter by pressing F2 (which i think is right). It says Booting from CD:
It enters NVIDIA Boot Agent then the error message occurs.

Ive tried to disable cables and attaching them again but it does not work.
(im using Vista btw)
Would like all the help i can get!
And remember im a newbie when it comes to these sorts of things!
 

A:Media test failure

On an nvidia board,it is probably the del key to enter the bios.
Check that first boot device is set to the hard drive.
You are getting that message because it is not finding the
hard drive and trying to boot to other devices.
PXE is network boot.
Either the settings are wrong or the hard drive has failed.
 

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Hi. I gave my sisiter a refurbished Gateway 500S for Christmas. I checked it out before hand and everything was running just fine. She just called me and told me when she got it home and plugged it in and went to boot up she is getting an error message that says media test failure check cable. I told her to open it up and check to see if all the cables were pushed in tightly. She said they are. Any suggestions?
 

A:Media Test Failure

A loose cable does seem to be high on the list especially since the computer was moved. Have her recheck the data cable from the MB to the HD.

Go into BIOS and check the boot settings. Did you leave anything in the CD or floppy drive (if there is one)?
 

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Hi.  I have a HP Pavilion ze4900 (Windows XP).  I keep getting the following error when I boot up:PXE:  Media Test FailurePXE:  M0F: Exiting PXE ROM It loops on and won't boot up.  I did some research online and found that I should go into the BIOS and redo the boot order.  I did that, and selected "Hard Drive" as the first option.  However, I'm still getting this error message. I'm not a techie, but I would appreciate any/all advice so I can get my computer  back up and running. Thanks in advance!

A:PXE: Media Test Failure

Hi: If you have a hard drive diagnostics utility in your BIOS, I recommend you run it. Getting that failure notice can indicate there is a failed hard drive. What is happening is your PC is looking for a device to boot from, and can't find any. The PXE was the last attempt--booting from a network source. Paul

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hey gang,
i am d-sub. i have an acer aspire one zg5 netbook. I've owned it for several months. i turned it on recently and got this message while it was booting.
pxe-e61: media test failure, check cable
pxe-mof: exiting pxe rom
then it shows the aspire one logo screen for a second and goes blank. the mouse is setting in the center of the blank screen. i am able to control the mouse. can u help?
 

A:Media test failure

First, can you see anything... that allows you to remove and reinstall the driver as a first step... Looks as if you have a part to replace, if the configuration allows it... otherwise, is it under warrnty still?
 

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