PXE-M0F: Exiting Intel Boot Agent

By Mary Ann
Apr 17, 2012
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  1. I have a Gateway 2004 Intel 4 with Microsoft xp. I used the Dban to put my computer back to what it was at its original. I want to put the computer in a garage sale and that is why I cleaned the files out. Now I get the following when I turn it on: "Intel(R) Boot Agent FE v4 1.16; Copyright (C) 1997-2--4, Intel Corporation; Intel (R) Boot Agent PXE Base Code (PXE-21 building 084) CLIENT MAC ADDR: 0011 11 d0 0315 GUID; 60d34c87 e51d b211 8000 bf6c71c486f6; PXE-M0F: Exiting Intel Boot Agent.
    I wanted to install the 2003 microsoft cd that I have but I cannot get the computer to do anything. I can't type anything after the word "Agent" I think I have really messed this up. Can anyone help me?
  2. Agustin

    Agustin TS Rookie

    This is a good problem[​IMG]
  3. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,233   +234

    Hello Mary Ann,
    sorry for the late reply, and Agustin's rather useless comment. This "agent" message means the the computer can't find a bootable hard drive. If you can set the bios to boot from the CD/DVD first, you will be able to re-install Windows normally, using the Microsoft CD

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