Jump to content

Welcome to Geeks to Go - Register now for FREE

Geeks To Go is a helpful hub, where thousands of volunteer geeks quickly serve friendly answers and support. Check out the forums and get free advice from the experts. Register now to gain access to all of our features, it's FREE and only takes one minute. Once registered and logged in, you will be able to create topics, post replies to existing threads, give reputation to your fellow members, get your own private messenger, post status updates, manage your profile and so much more.

Create Account How it Works


  • Please log in to reply



    New Member

  • Member
  • Pip
  • 1 posts
hETY MY TOSHIBA satellite 2450 is facing an error IDE #0 ERROR as soon as i start my notebook so if any one can suggest me something
and aftyer that PXE-E61: Media test failure, check cable (which cable it is talking about?)
pxe-mof: Exiting PXE ROM.
Insert system disk in drive. (which disk it is asking as this notebook is pretty old and i have lost system CD's)
Press any key when ready.

if some one can help.
  • 0





  • Member
  • PipPipPip
  • 590 posts
Try and take out the hard drive and push it back in.
I am looking for a picture to show you where it is.
  • 0



    motto - Just get-er-done

  • Technician
  • 4,345 posts
The error message tells you that there is a problem with the HDD number 0 which in most laptop systems is the primary and only HDD.
Since the BIOS tells you about this problem, it comes before any software is loaded into the system and means that is not a software problem, but a hardware problem.

In other words - your HDD is defective and need to be replaced.

You could try to Borrow a HDD from a friend just to make sure. If you do not get the same error then it is the HD.

  • 0

Similar Topics

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

As Featured On:

Microsoft Yahoo BBC MSN PC Magazine Washington Post HP