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Discussion in 'Windows Vista' started by gazb79, Feb 26, 2013.

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  1. gazb79

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    hi there i have a acer laptop and as i switch it on its starts to load up the its says meadia test failer can this be sorted out
    if so how???
     
  2. huggie54

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    hi,tap the F2 button when starting the Pc to enter BIOS,once in find and select the Boot menu,make sure that the 1st boot device is set to your hard drive (IDE 0),also make sure the network boot is disabled
     
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    Hi gazb79, and welcome to TSG.

    Did you mean, "Media test failure"?

    If so, restart the computer and get into the BIOS settings. Make sure the "Boot from network" is not enabled if the BIOS supports that mode.

    If boot from network is not enabled, I may have some bad news for you. Your computer's hard drive may have failed completely or is very close to failing.

    EDIT: Just saw huggie54's post. I forgot about boot order.
     
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