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I was just checking online and I saw that you had the same problem as I have with the pci ethernet cart media test failure. I still have that problem, I cannot even boot up my laptop. How did you get past the media test failure Problem, I would really like to figure that out so I can get back to using my laptop again.

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basically what i did was trial and error for a couple of hours. i unplugged something turned it on...nothing so i replugged in and took out something else and so on. i found out that it was the hard drive cable that was the problem. i guess the blue end of the cable should go where the blue socket of the motherboard is <_< i have a desktop so i have never attempted a laptop. good luck!
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Hmmm i'm aware this post has been dead for quite some time but I have what seems to be in a simliar situation. Just picked up a computer the other day, the guy assembled it all for me...
amd 3000 with msi k8t neo motherboard
everything appears to be in the right place, when i turn it on i get this flashing screen that reads the exact same thing. Also my floppy drive light is on and makes a clicking sound everytime it resets. Now some people online are saying its a dead hard drive...which is impossible......so is it most likely a cable then, as the screen reads?
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Is your floppy drive light on all the time? If so, the ribbon cable is likely on backward.

Does your hard drive click constantly?
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