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After sticking her head out from her XP firewall, Kathy had this to say:
> I started to get the below message....1st my system shuts down then the
> following appears in an infinite loop...any ideas what this is?
> Software/hardware issue and how to fix it?:
> "Realtek PTL8139...PCI Fast Ethernet Controller
> PXE E61: Media Test Failure, check cable
> PXE MOF: Exiting PXE ROM
> Error loading operating system"
> Any insight on what this is and how to fix it would be super. It happened
> a few days ago so I reformatted the hard drive in hopes it would fix the
> problem but it just re-appeared again! Help!
Try installing the drivers that come with your system/motherboard. In
particular the driver for the onboard NIC that you are using there.
Still running XP (The Toy Operating System eXPerience)?
Kiddies, don't forget to defrag your hard drive & update your virus
And NEVER connect to the Internet!