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Rogmilo
05-24-2015, 09:21 AM
I accidentally clicked startup repair during booting ,aborted it midway only to find that upon rebooting only
The startup repair or start normally were options .No safe mode or system restore.
Forced to do a startup repair as my G75VW was not booting normally.
Once it completed it setup the laptop as out of the box with complete removal of all data .
Apparently it doesn't connect to wifi as even the drivers seem to be absent,ditto for nvidia
Need help on
1 how to get my data,partitions back
2 easier way to get it into a state where most essential drivers are available.Not really worried about
Asus bloat ware at this time.

Apologies for not searching every thread as I'm pressed hard to get the laptop back to a normal condition soon

Clintlgm
05-24-2015, 05:29 PM
Well you'll need recovery software to try and restore your data, remove your 2nd driver now until you find some software that will restore delete partitions. Minitool comes to mind they have Partitioning (http://www.partitionwizard.com/)and recovery software (http://www.powerdatarecovery.com/) I can say there partition Wizard is probably the very best partition tool I have seen since Partition Wizard. The partition tool has a recovery partition tool. I have no Idea how well the recovery works or there recovery tools work I've never needed them. If you data is critical path you will probably be better off having a company that deals with data recovery do it. very Expensive.
Macrium Reflect (http://www.macrium.com/reflectfree.aspx) will image your hard drive and restore it just as it was at the time you created the Image.
Your latest hardware drivers are located Asus Support Downloads (http://support.asus.com/download/options.aspx?SLanguage=en&type=1)

Using Asus Backtracker (http://www.asus.com/support/FAQ/1008640/)recovery, F9 recover, you need to remove your 2nd drive to keep it from being formatted.
Data on your Main Hard drive needs to be backed up on a regular basis if you want to keep it. Lots of things can happen as you are seeing Macrium Reflect Paid for Version will back up files and folder and run schedules.

GottiBoi55
05-25-2015, 02:38 AM
I accidentally clicked startup repair during booting ,aborted it midway only to find that upon rebooting only
The startup repair or start normally were options .No safe mode or system restore.
Forced to do a startup repair as my G75VW was not booting normally.
Once it completed it setup the laptop as out of the box with complete removal of all data .
Apparently it doesn't connect to wifi as even the drivers seem to be absent,ditto for nvidia
Need help on
1 how to get my data,partitions back
2 easier way to get it into a state where most essential drivers are available.Not really worried about
Asus bloat ware at this time.

Apologies for not searching every thread as I'm pressed hard to get the laptop back to a normal condition soon


Hi Rogmilo, and welcome to the ROG Forum.
This software may work for you, and it's free, I used this and it works>>>>>Recuva/download


(https://www.piriform.com/recuva/download)

Rogmilo
05-25-2015, 07:43 AM
Thanks Clintglm and GottiBoi55!
I'm running win 7 premium 64 bit.

Does recuva recover complete partitions?
Is there any potential issue I need to watch out for if I run both Partition wizard and recuva one after another?
My intention is to download the win 7 compatible version of both in a pen drive , recover my data and then download drivers and connect the machine to the Internet.
I also realise that this is an opportunity to start from scratch without preloaded unwanted software.
Any recommendation or best practices on that?

Clintlgm
05-25-2015, 01:21 PM
Recover data, Back up date, then Clean Install. Drivers are located Asus Support Downloads (http://support.asus.com/download/options.aspx?SLanguage=en&type=1)
ISO Here http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-recovery

GottiBoi55
05-25-2015, 03:13 PM
Thanks Clintglm and GottiBoi55!
I'm running win 7 premium 64 bit.

Does recuva recover complete partitions?
Is there any potential issue I need to watch out for if I run both Partition wizard and recuva one after another?
My intention is to download the win 7 compatible version of both in a pen drive , recover my data and then download drivers and connect the machine to the Internet.
I also realise that this is an opportunity to start from scratch without preloaded unwanted software.
Any recommendation or best practices on that?


I believe it will search your data drive for lost data (deleted, pictures, or music, what ever, then you can pick what to restore.
I never tried it on a full partition, but you can try it.
If you didn't do a secure delete/wipe of data it should work.

You will need the version of windows that was installed by Asus for your activation key to work.

Here's a download link for you>>>>>>>Windows7-USB-DVD-Download-Tool-Installer-en-US.exe (http://wudt.codeplex.com/downloads/get/96313)

Here's a list, and the order to install drivers, and utilities.

Driver & Tools Download (http://www.asus.com/ROG_ROG/G75VW/HelpDesk_Download/)

1. Intel Chipset Driver
2. Intel Rapid Storage Technology Driver
3. Intel USB 3.0 Driver
4. Intel Management Engine Interface
5. NVidia GeForce Drivers (preferably from NVidia site)
6. Audio Driver (Check "Device Manager" for vendor of device)
7. LAN Driver (Check "Device Manager" for vendor of device)
8. WLAN Driver (Check "Device Manager" for vendor of device)
9. Bluetooth Driver (Check "Device Manager" for vendor of device)
10. Multi-Card Reader Driver (Check "Device Manager" for vendor of device)
11. ATK Package (for fn functions)
12. Touchpad Driver (Check "Device Manager" for vendor of device)

Hope this helps you my friend?