PXE-E61 Media Test Failure Error

Last Reviewed: 06-Sep-2017
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. Set LAN or Network Boot to be the last boot option.
  4. Press F10 to save and exit the BIOS Setup.
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Intel® Desktop Boards with Intel® Q77 Express Chipset
Intel® Desktop Board DQ77MK
Intel® Desktop Board DQ77KB
Intel® Desktop Board DQ77CP
Intel® Desktop Board DH87MC
Intel® Desktop Board DH87RL