PXE-E61 Media Test Failure Error

Last Reviewed: 11-Nov-2016
Article ID: 000005740

The error PXE-E61 Media Test Failure can occur at boot if all the following are true:

  • Boot to Network (or Boot to LAN) is enabled in BIOS Setup.
  • A network cable/connection is not present.
  • Network Boot is listed in the boot order above any other boot device.

To resolve this error, change the boot drive order in BIOS Setup:

  1. Press F2 during boot to enter BIOS Setup.
  2. Go to the Boot menu.
  3. Enable the option Boot Network Devices Last.
  4. Press F10 to save and exit the BIOS Setup.
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