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Totimoshi
09-12-2013, 12:49 AM
Laptop: Asus G46VW

Being the idiot I am, I somehow deleted my recovery partition after removing Ubuntu from my laptop. I must have messed with some more crap because now my computer only boots straight to the bios.

Not only that, but my hard drive and msata are not show in the boot sequence but other settings in the bios show that the driver are there and are being recognized. I even tried to insert a USB with windows 7 ultimate loaded on to it too wont even be recognized.

I didn't know that I could mess up this hard but I guess I did...
Anything I could do, my laptop is vital for my university classes, I'm really stuck here....

:(:(:(:(:(:(:(

Clintlgm
09-12-2013, 01:28 AM
Sounds like your going to have to do a clean install, See this thread (http://rog.asus.com/forum/showthread.php?28758-GUIDE-G55-G75-Upgrade-Notes&country=&status=) for guides

you don't give us much information about your system, I'm going to assume that your system is set up UEFI GPT, and your Win7 USB is set up for BIOS MBR there not compatible. I would suggest you use Rufus (http://rufus.akeo.ie/) to create your Install USB

Pitcher@asus
09-12-2013, 06:41 AM
if you want back, you can buy recover CD from asus estore, even you can do the clean install, but you can use backtrack to do recover with win 8.

hmscott
09-12-2013, 10:34 AM
Laptop: Asus G46VW

Not only that, but my hard drive and msata are not show in the boot sequence but other settings in the bios show that the driver are there and are being recognized. I even tried to insert a USB with windows 7 ultimate loaded on to it too wont even be recognized.

Deleting partitions and boot configs can be repaired without reinstalling. Booting from another device, like a USB drive or a DVD drive need to be configured in the BIOS, or using the alternate boot loader during Bios loading, look up the right Fkey for your laptop/bios.

There are a lot of tools out there to recover accidental formatting and booting off the main WIndows OS DVD to fix the mbr is a good idea to try as well. Plenty of instructions out there, google is your friend. :)

There is also this tool for recovering from deleted boot on Ubuntu, and also recovers Windows boot:
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Boot-Repair

When you figure out how to boot on DVD/USB, give those recovery options a try. If you didn't write to the end of the disk, where the recovery partition was, you might be able to recover that too.

If you are set up with additional computers/disks, I would do a byte for byte clone of that disk to another disk and work on the copy, before making changes to the original disk that might make things worse.

As a suggestion for a simpler OS life, when you recover Windows on your laptop, use something like Virtualbox + VM containers to play with new OS's, or even Wubi

Using an alternative to repartitioning an original OEM configured drive preserves your ability to recover the configuration using the OEM recovery option. They are often sensitive about finding a different partition layout than expected - and won't allow recovery if things aren't laid out as expected by the recovery software.

cl-Albert
09-12-2013, 07:06 PM
I even tried to insert a USB with windows 7 ultimate loaded on to it too wont even be recognized.


If you're still interested, guessing you can boot to the USB with Win7 ultimate by Enabling 'Launch CSM' under the bios 'boot' settings and disabling 'Secure Boot Control' under 'security'.

Always works for me!