Error reformating, laptop wont start now. Tags: Laptops Asus Windows 7 Last response: July 27, 2010 6:52 AM in Windows 7 Share Nyankeefan July 27, 2010 3:57:34 AM Hey, so I have an Asus G51J-A1 that I just sold and im trying to reformat the entire laptop. I tried reformating by pressing F9 as the laptop booted up then clicking reformat by partition entire HD. It was stuck at 0% for a while then gave me an error "WimsettReferenceFile 3 Failed" Now I cant start the laptop normally it says "Boot MGR is missing"... I can get into bios and press F9 to try and reformat again but I get the same error "WimsettReferenceFile 3 Failed" everytime I try... Anyone that can help? I need to fix this before tomorrow. Thanks! More about : error reformating laptop wont start buwish a b D Laptop a b Ĉ ASUS a b $ Windows 7 July 27, 2010 6:30:19 AM You'll have to use either the recovery disks that came with it or if they didn't, access the recovery partition (if it is still there). To access the partition, press f9 repeatedly when you first turn the laptop on. Have a look at this for more: http://vip.asus.com/forum/view.aspx?id=2009061801341559... m 0 l Doom3klr July 27, 2010 6:52:29 AM If not call asus and order the restore disks m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedDropped my laptop and now it wont start solution My laptop turned itself off while I was online as I had run out of power now it wont start up solution Laptop won't start stop: c0000185 The I/O device reported an I/O error. solution Laptop slammed closed, now showing error on start up. Forum Hit laptop, now it won't start. solution I dropped my laptop and now it won't boot up. The error is 0146 and 'The file is possibly corrupted. The file header checksum solution We recently changed hardware on a laptop and now It wont start unless we enter t Forum BSOD PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA, now laptop won't start Forum Laptop won't start goes to Windows error recovery page what is wrong? Forum Laptop has been shut down for a month now it wont start how do i turn it back on Forum SolvedUnplugged power cable to PSU and moved pc, now it won't start solution SolvedMemory Hole Remapping Disabled, now PC wont start! solution SolvedPC shutdown now wont start solution Solvedre image hard drive now t wont start solution SolvedComputer Suddenly Shut Off. Won't Start Now solution SolvedBuilt a new comp from components and it won't start now solution SolvedPC died and now won't start with GPU connected solution SolvedComputer crashed and now won't start properly (GTX 460 SE) solution I apparently deleted something I needed because now on start up, I get "Init error: root element is missing" solution The electric went out and now I have a windows error ... And can not repair just keeps looping back the the start windows norm solution More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !