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My laptop wont boot up


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ekieso

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My laptop is a toshiba satellite a200 I think. I had an update conflict so did a system restore to go back before the update it didn't finish the restore and it crashed and hasn't gone since. it starts up until you get to the toshiba logo screen and then it goes blank then you get the flashing promp. then it starts.

Intel UNDI, PXE-2.1 (build 082)
Copyright © 1997-2000 Intel Corporation
For Realtek RTL8100E/8101E Fast Earthernet Adapter v1.02 (060510
PXE-E61: Media test failure, check cable
PXE-MOF: Exiting PXE Rom
and it just keeps scrolling this
I can't even get into a bootup screen with pushing f8 or do anything even if i can get to formatt and start from scratch is fine there is no important stuff on it but don't have backup disks as they were deleted accidentally can anyone help please.
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When you see that 'PXE' it simply means it's attempting to boot from the network. Why? Because apparently it is unable to boot from the hard drive ... which is not good news. :)

Is the hard drive detected (showing up) in the CMOS/BIOS Setup? If so, try booting from a Windows CD/DVD and try a repair.

Windows Vista
http://www.bleepingc...utorial148.html

Windows 7
http://www.bleepingc...utorial161.html
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