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PXE-E61 & PXE-M0F errors

I dropped my computer and now it comes up with these errors after the splash screen. I'm using a Toshiba Satellite C855D-S5303 (yeah, it's rather old). Upgraded to Windows 10 shortly after that became available. Any suggestions for what I should try before I resign myself to buying a new hard drive, taking it to a repair shop, etc?

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More info

BTW, it clicks & white as it powers up. I'm no expert but from what I've read my hard drive is toast.

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PXE is rarely used today.

I think you are confusing PXE messages with the real issue. Just because it fails to do a PXE boot doesn't mean that's an error. PXE is the system to boot a PC from a server over Ethernet.

I haven't seen anyone do that for over 2 decades.

Your issue is more likely to be a failed drive, the drive came unplugged or the contents of the drive need to be restored.

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You're right, I am confused...

lol. I know very little about computers. I just figured I'd put down what I saw & have much more capable people like yourself let me know what might be up. Thank you for narrowing it down for me.

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Here's what I do when I see such a laptop.
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Thank you

I'll check it out. I definitely don't do my own repairs, but maybe I can learn something.

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