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I bought a notebook Asus X551CA. I installed Windows 7 Professional 64 bit, but when I went to download official drivers for Asus, I can download drivers only for Windows 8.

I installed Windows 7 and it works, except for the wifi and ethernet driver. I need to know that if I could resolve this problem installing driver for windows 7 of another series of Asus Notebook.

i don't want W8. I need W7.

Any suggests ?

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have you tried to install the Win8 drivers? If yes, what happens? – magicandre1981 Dec 25 '13 at 18:31
Asus give me the drivers for windows 8, but when I insert cd an error message tell me "This drivers are not compatible with this OS", obv. – Kyrol Dec 26 '13 at 9:49
don't use the installer. Update/Install the drivers with the help of the device manager:… – magicandre1981 Dec 26 '13 at 18:30
I discovered the chipset of my notebook are Intel HM70 EXPRESS ( ). I installed it and now the bus PCI and LAN work, but it doesn't recognize the Wifi again (missing drivers). I MUST find that drivers, but I have no idea where! – Kyrol Dec 27 '13 at 14:09
this is the chipset. Go into the device manager, look at the properties and look for the hardware ID. Now go to a PCI database and look what device it is. – magicandre1981 Dec 27 '13 at 16:13
up vote 3 down vote accepted

I came across this article from Google because I searched for the same drivers. The information wasn't very helpful but at the end of the day I found the drivers and decided to share :)

These guys provide all drivers needed

In case you are suspicious about the site above as I was -- you can download the drivers from manufacturers' sites

LAN (Realtek)

WLAN (Atheros)

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Man thanks a lot!! They work!! Finally! ;) – Kyrol Jan 5 '14 at 22:30
Nice to see someone who knows how to get drivers from the chip manufacturer, instead of relying on the computer manufacturer or some third-party utility. – Jason Aug 6 '14 at 21:39

This Model has the same hardware, and all the Windows 7 drivers.


Tested on an x551 - all drivers are working.

good luck

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I got the necessary drivers here:

The WLAN was the Atheros one.

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