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Lenova G460 Booting problem

by Xerev / June 2, 2012 10:09 PM PDT

I am using window 7 4gb ram laptop. But one day when i boot up it shows this

PXE-E61 : Media Test Failure, check cable
PXE-MOF: Exiting PXE ROM

Then i borrowed Hirens boot from my aunt and i was able to boot it as Mini XP. I see my hardisk is working all the files are in it and perfectly health. Hope you guys can help

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Re: booting problem
by Kees_B Forum moderator / June 2, 2012 10:14 PM PDT
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Re: Booting
by Xerev / June 2, 2012 10:31 PM PDT
In reply to: Re: booting problem

My laptop is pre installed window 7. So i don't have a window 7 disk.

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Re: no disk
by Kees_B Forum moderator / June 2, 2012 10:47 PM PDT
In reply to: Re: Booting

Then Lenovo may have built some repair options into the system recovery options you get if you boot from the recovery partition. Or they didn't, and then all you can do with system recovery is bringing the whole system back to factory conditions (which means: you lose everything you didn't backup first).
All I can say: check the manual or look at Lenovo's support site for what you can do with their software.

It might be easier to find someone who has a Windows 7 disk and use that for the repair. And I don't exclude the repair can be done with the free Windows 7 trial from http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/evalcenter/cc442495.aspx also. Just download the iso-file, burn it to DVD, boot from that DVD and see what happens.

Kees

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Error
by Xerev / June 3, 2012 8:51 AM PDT
In reply to: Re: no disk

Took a while to download, after i did it i run startup repair and it scanned and says the hard disk is giving problem. Then i tried to install the Window 7 enterprise thinking i will be able to use it at least till the trail ends. But when i click my hard disk to install, it says

Windows cannot install to this disk. This computer hardware may not support booting in this disk. Ensure that the disk controller is enable in the computer's bios menu.

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Love that Enterprise.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 3, 2012 8:57 AM PDT
In reply to: Error

Now head back to the company and have the IT staff fix that machine.
Bob

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