Hello Stuf, and welcome to Seven Forums.
If you had system restore turned on, then you could create a System Repair Disc
to use to boot into the System Recovery Options
screen to select and do a system restore
at boot using a restore point dated before you had these issues.
If that does not help, and all else fails, then you could use the hidden partition, reserved for recovery purpose, on the HDD to restore your computer back to factory settings. Be sure to backup anything that you do not want to lose first
To do a factory restore on a Asus computer:
- Restart your computer.
- Press the F9 key immediately when the ASUS logo appears. This will start the recovery procedure, including the installation of all the drivers and utilities.
- Follow the on-screen instructions. Your computer should be restored back to factory settings afterwards.
Hope this helps,