It certainly sounds like a failing HDD. I note from forums there are a lot of people having this same Realtek error issue, so some realistic feedback from a more advanced tecchie would be helpful to more people than just me. Windows 7 Home Premium 64, i7 6GB. Mark Or the NIC is damaged, as is the case with my laptop. Toshiba Satellite P Laptop. Net cannot verify the validity of the statements made on this site. I have a Toshiba Satellite C, it was working fine till yesterday but now when i power it on, it displays the following message. Media Test Failure error.

Take to a repair shop and they can test the hard drive for you. Mar 3, 1, 0 19, Did this solve your problem? And you can also use this Method to test your Hard Drive: A good repair will be needed, but aside from that, your answer gave us the crucial information for further investigation, hence the upvote and a tick. Windows 7 Home Premium 64, i7 6GB.

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In reply to Bill Smithers’s post on December 25, How satisfied are you with this response? I can not export the file from Contacts in csv format. The strange noises are likely the failed hard drive making the Click of Death sound. My friend doesn’t use Windows, rather Kali Linux, which is controler free.

Check cable connections between Motherboard and Hard Drive. You can follow the question or vote as helpful, but you cannot reply to this thread. New posts Trending Search forums. Look in BIOS again to see it recognizes the drive.

How can I re install Realtek pcie fe family controller series v1. Only downside of course is that now begins the process of re-loading all my Office pde other programs.


Started by ud28 Thursday at Or reinstall latest clean install of windows is 4 days old. Bill Smithers Replied on December 25, I am only a bystander, but even so, Cotroller am curious what are the possible reasons for this error. Immediately back into the Realtek issue above, with multiple attempts needed to get a successful boot to HDD.

Posted by Ascent Computer No errors coming up on HDD. Storage 2 Feb 18, Add Your Answer Tips for a great answer: You can’t post conmments that contain an email address.

However, the latter stage of Factory Recovery on Toshiba requires several reboots. It may plug directly into a header connection on the motherboard and that is the next possibility: This thread is locked. Then, the BIOS error audio began seriss like crazy and wouldn’t stop until we turned the laptop off.

Thanks for letting us know the outcome.

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Storage 1 Saturday at 2: But very slow going with several reboots required each time reinstall progresses to the next stage. I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. More specifically, “media test failure” means the network cable is not present or is damaged. Question can i keep windows 8. Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US. It appears the fault was with an area used by the boot partition and that the state of this was that Windows sometimes could read it but not always.

Does anyone know a clever way to reformat the vcf file into a csv file? The max point reward for answering a question is Over a Month Ago Time Zone: If the new drive isn’t detected then the laptop is likely not worth repairing, although you could contact Dell or take it to a repair center for another opinion.


Takes a little more time but saves time in long run. In case it helps others, the drive was partitioned with a small hidden boot up partition ahead of the main Windows Partition and another hidden Windows recovery partition.

I think it is safe to conclude from the scratching noises that some hardware was damaged and that a technical support will be needed. Alun Cox Level 3 Expert Answers. Unfortunately you have to remove the bottom casing on the machine to check the hard drive connection which is not something I would recommend unless you are comfortable working with delicate electronics.

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Famiyl have backed up System Image with all programs loaded, but this just brings over any software issues from the old HD. Hi there, Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.

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Question How to install SSD heatsink. Yes No I don’t know. Thank you for the info nonetheless! Your answer needs to include more details to help people. Not sure in laptops there is even a cable.