Gateway Laptop Mt6451 Missing Mass Storage Driver

September 30, 2012 at 14:58:17
Specs: Windows Vista, crash
Gateway Laptop MT6451, with windows vista, crashed and i have no saved back up disc, my mass storage driver is gone and I cant find years of pictures or my business contacts. it states there is a windows.old but i cant retrieve anything, i think my computer partitioned cuz there is a C drive and a D drive that is now showing up. any help or am I screwed?

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October 1, 2012 at 01:05:29
Go here to learn how to restore files from the Windows.old folder (it applies to both Windows 7 & Windows Vista alike):

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October 8, 2012 at 19:13:12
You can try file recovery programs like Recuva and Pc Inspector, it would be preferable not to install anything onto the hard drive, if you can hook the hard drive up to another computer to do the recovery would be best. However, if that is not an option you work with what you have, they are small program installations anyway. The mass storage driver and other drivers can be downloaded off Gateway's support sight. It may be a separate driver or part of the chipset driver.

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