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So this morning I go to turn on the computer and when Windows tried to load, I get the lovely message...

"We apologize for the inconvenience, but Windows did not start successfully...." it was the standard message with the options to start normally, last working version, safe mode, etc. I tried each one of those and it kept bringing me back to the same screen.

And then I try to reinstall Windows XP via the installation disc, it says that there is no disc in the drive or it is unreadable. And yes the XP disc IS in the drive.

Then I try using NVIDIA Boot...I get "PXE-E61 Media Failure: Check Cables"

I checked all of the cables and none of them appear to be loose.

I don't know if the hard drive died, a cable went bad, or what.

This is just a random occurance as I have not installed any new hardware or anything. It was working fine last night, now all of this happened.
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Can you see the hard drive in the BIOS? (To get to the BIOS setup you need to press a key at the first screen. Delete, F1, and F2 are common keys to hit.) If you can't see the hard drive in the BIOS then it's quite probable that your hard drive has failed.
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Hello king,

Maybe drive failure. See the link below

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Another possible solution to PXE-E61 Media Failure error...
Go to BIOS. Make sure, that the boot order reads: floppy, CD, HD
Disable Boot from Network (wording is different on every machine, may say Integrated NIC, Network, PXE-xxxxxxx)
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If the CMOS battery fails it's not uncommon for machines to change the boot order. You might want to check that out.
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Hehe yet another suggestion:

Turn on the computer, and immediately start tapping the <F8> key, maybe 2-3 times a second. This should get you into the Advanced Boot Options Menu. Select Disable automatic restart on system failure and press Enter. Now (hopefully) you should get a blue screen instead of it restarting. Post the details of that blue screen - everything under TECHNICAL INFORMATION.
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