ASUSTeK Computer Inc. is a Taiwanese company specializing in manufacturing hardware such as motherboards, video cards, optical discs and portable computers.

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Need to disable OLED

I have an ASUS G50VT laptop with a OLED screen. Since I cant get the linux program that controls it to work on Linux Mint 16. I want to turn it off or disable it to prevent "burn in". I know it can be ...
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ASUS F402CA-WX102H random crashes after UEFI Secure Boot disabled

I have a ASUS F402CA-WX102H notebook. I disabled UEFI Secure Boot, booted on USB and installed Debian Wheezy (double boot with Windows8 for now). The installation process worked fine, but the ...
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Laptop charging reminder utility [closed]

My ASUS Windows 7 laptop naturally tells me when the battery is getting low. But I like to keep it charged whenever possible, and sometimes I forget to plug in. Where is a simple ...
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New build Asus Z87-A motherboard; PC not starting, DRAM memory LED lights up red

I have problems with a newly build computer with a Asus Z87-A motherboard. We build several computers with the same configuration and all the other ones were working fine. First I thought the DRAM ...
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Asus ux31e zenbook SSD non-standard / cant upgrade hdd?

I bought a ux31e asus zenbook, and the drive crashed last week. I just cancelled an mSata ssd order because I fear asus has used a non standard ssd!!! what a bunch of crooks, ive lost all my respect ...
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How can i update my old motherboard and BIOS?

I am trying to update my BIOS on my old motherboard: ASUS M2N32 WS Pro, current version is 0304, i went to the official support website yet there is no recent update, i need an update dating from 2011 ...
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Win8 ASUS R503 - My PS/2 touchpad will not allow me to update to the required 8.0.5.0 version

Details: Brand: ASUS Manufacturer: Toro Model: R503U Attemps: Fn+F9 does not work Cannot update from the 6.--(whatever version) to 8.0.5.0. Pros: 8.0.5.0 Allows Fn+F9 to function, which allows ...
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ASUS Socket 1150 Z87 Motherboards - Differences?

I understand that the H81 / H87 (models?) can't be overclocked and the Z87 can. But what is the difference between: ASUS Z87-A ASUS Z87-C ASUS Z87-K ASUS Z87-PLUS ASUS Z87M-PLUS ASUS Z87-PRO ASUS ...
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Asus P8P67 Deluxe mobo: Network adapter off when PC is off; can't wake on LAN

My Asus P8P67 Deluxe (rev 3) motherboard includes an Intel 82579 LAN controller. I have enabled wake-on-LAN with these instructions and it works from sleep, but it does not work when the PC is powered ...
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Stop Facebook at router?

I would like to limit when we can access Facebook from all our computers/devices. My thought is to put a filter on our router (ASUS N66U w/ stock firmware). I have tried to add a Network Services ...
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Default Webcam Driver Issues

I'm having troubles getting my monitor-attached webcam (ASUS VK248H) to install on my new computer. On the old computer, it was a matter of not using a USB 3.0 port, but I can't get anything to work ...
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Why are all my laptop usb ports acting up?

I bought the Asus G75VW around 8-9 months ago, and everything was more or less okay. Now for around a month, all of my USB ports seem to be loose. Tilting the laptop slightly will disconnect them (and ...
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Asus Windows 8 VivoBook partitioning

There is some problem I cannot find solution for. In the Asus VivoBook S500CA-DS51T laptop I have very tricky partitioning. The screen from Windows Disk management is below I'm interested in ...
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Windows 8.1 start-up logo replaced with ASUS logo after BIOS update

I have an ASUS Zenbook and flashed the BIOS to the latest version from the ASUSTek support website. After completion, I saw that the Windows 8.1 logo at startup was replaced by an ASUS one. How can ...
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Asus PCE-N53 11n N600 PCI-E Adapter on 3.x kernel

Problem ASUS PCE-N53 wireless NIC doesn't work for latest versions of the linux kernel. How do I get it working on my system?
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Asus V1S screen dimming randomly

I have an Asus V1V, which is the same as the Asus V1S except for the video card. I have a problem where the screen will randomly lose brightness or flicker between being lit and not lit. The picture ...
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How to reset windows 8 to factory settings

I have an Asus vivobook s400 which came with windows 8 installed. When the windows 8.1 preview was released I installed it to check it out. However when I tried to reset it to factory conditions it ...
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Difference between DDR3 SDRAM and DDR3 SODIMM for laptop

I have an ASUS A55VD-NS51 laptop with 6GB of RAM and I've been wanting to upgrade the memory for a while. I've finally decided to go through with it, but I am unsure as to whether to buy DDR3 SDRAM or ...
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eeepc 701SD 4G Power Up Fails - Will not power up / boot

I have a critical failure with my eeepc 701SD 4G: Will not power on at all. - Power button pressed = nothing happens at all. absolutely nothing. - Battery light shows orange and doesn't charge - ...
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SSD Update for Asus Zenbook UX32A

I'm looking for a new SSD replacement (to a stock Hitachi HDD) for my Asus UX32A (Core i5 modification, with 24 GB SSD, 500 GB hdd, 4 GB ram). My choice fell on Samsung 840 EVO, but then I've scanned ...
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Asus RT-N10U Wireless Router cannot connect to internet

I just bought a new Asus RT-N10U Wireless Router. It's set in wireless router mode and my broadband connection is static IP. I can ping outside sites like google and facebook and also my networks dns ...
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Asus Laptop N550JA does not boot Win 8

My Asus laptop will not boot into Windows 8. I leep getting error 0xC0000001. Volume 1 c: OS Volume 2 d: DATA Volume 3 E: Raw (Ubuntu 13.04) Volume 4 System (EFI) Fat 32 Hidden Volume 5 Recovery ...
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WiFi Slow Download speed, fast upload. Affects only one device

I am having a speed issue with my wireless connection - only on my laptop. All other devices are fine. Network configuration CISCO DPC3825 Cable Modem in bridge mode ASUS N56U Dual Band Router. ...
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Turned off computer while using recovery partition

I was using the recovery partition on my ASUS computer to reinstall Windows XP and everything was going smoothly until the setup jammed. I waited for like 30 minutes and nothing happened so I pressed ...
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Asus G75VX - Replace DVD/Blu-Ray Player with a Wireless Card Module?

Since the wireless card is not so good, I'd like to solve this (before buying the laptop). Could you tell me if it is possible to replace the DVD player with a wireless card module? I read somewhere ...
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Why is the Asus M5A99X mainboard power LED blinking without mains attached?

I have a M5A-99X Evo board by Asus. Recently, I found that the Power LED of the board is blinking in larger intervals (at least 1 minute dark, 1-2 seconds lit, then dark again; did not measure) even ...
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What are the parameters QPI Link0s, Link0p and Link1?

I'm trying to fine tune the BIOS settings of the ASUS Z9PE-D8 WS towards performance. In general, I understand what QPI is but I have no idea what the Link0s, Link0p and Link1 parameters are. Here is ...
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ASUS hotkeys keys no longer work after upgrade to Windows 8.1

My ASUS VivoBook S500C came with Windows 8 pre-installed, and the hotkeys worked fine, such as volume controls, brightness, etc. However, after an upgrade to Windows 8.1, I can't seem to get it ...
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Asus P8Z77-i Deluxe, Cold Boot Issue

Alright, so when I turn on the computer, the DRAM LED lights up. The computer might restart once or twice, but not always. After a minute or two, if I restart the machine it will start up just fine. ...
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Can I upgrade my Asus K53U's hard drive to a solid state drive?

I was wondering if I could upgrade my Asus K53U's current hard drive to a solid state drive (This one in particular). Has anyone else had success upgrading the K53U's HDD? I'm mostly concerned about ...
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Can't get display on second monitor with desktop

I'm trying to use an ASUS V247H as a second monitor. I've plugged it into my desktop (OS 10.8.4, iMac) with a DVI cable and adapter, and it's definitely being recognized but I can't get a display on ...
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ASUS Crosshair V Formula-Z motherboard wont POST after BIOS upgrade

After installing a new Crosshair V Formula-Z motherboard the first startup showed that had BIOS 0508. The ASUS website said that my CPU (AMD FX6350) was supported in BIOS 0803 or later. Using a USB ...
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Chipset G31 drivers for Windows 7?

I finally decided to upgrade my quite old system to Windows 7 x64 (from Vista x86) and I have the following question: The site for my motherboard (ASUS P5KPL AM SE) lists the G31 drivers for Win 7 ...
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How to get in to the bios when you have a password

I was in my bios and saw I could add a password so I did. And now I don't want it as it makes my boot up time longer. How do I delete this password? Or is there even a way to delete it?
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UEFI boot Issues on Asus G750 and LiveUSB

I'm having an issue getting Mint 13 LTS to boot on my new machine. I switched off SecureBoot, CSM and Fastboot. After this I Used USB Installer that comes built into Mint, it ends up with a ...
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Asus Sabertooth Z87 motherboard — PXE booting

I bought a new desktop computer with an Asus Sabertooth Z87 motherboard. I already have a working PXE environment in my subnet, and I would like to install Ubuntu 12.04 from it (in a dual boot setup ...
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How can I elevate once and for all the monitoring software from my motherboard when logging with a normal account?

I have recently updated my Motherboard. The new one (the make is Asus) provides a set of mostly monitoring/tuning software, e.g. to monitor the CPU temperature or stuff like that. All is nice and ...
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Display BIOS and grub on laptop monitor instead on TV plugged over HDMI

I have Asus k95vm laptop and it is connected to a tv over HDMI at all time. When i boot up pc external monitor seems to be primary because bios and grub are shown on it, but not on laptop's display. ...
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Asus Integrated Cards Crashing

I bought a used ASUS notebook several months ago, and I encountered a bizarre phenomenon: Whenever running resource intensive software it would crash. I tried many things to test this myself, ...
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What is the name of the WiFi card size in the UX31E?

I am planning to upgrade the WiFi card in my 1st gen Zenbook UX31E from N to AC. What is the name of the size of my Mini PCI-Express card?
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Asus mother board Z87 Plus bios don't start

I have a Asus Z87 Plus motherboard. Yesterday I used my PC and everything worked. But today the PC don't work. It means when I switch it on the PC fans are running (endlessly) but the screen shows ...
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Create recovery disc on windows 8 to ISO file

I have ASUS Laptop with preinstalled Windows 8 and with no DVD drive. I like to create recovery disc for windows 8 system as ISO file. In the recovery options there is either DVD or USB, How to create ...
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How to use ASUS Wireless ADSL modem router only as router?

I have Asus DSL-N10E Wireless-N150 ADSL Modem Router. I just want to use it as a wireless router, as my connection comes through RJ-45 (lan) cable. How can this be done?
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“Generic PnP” Monitor, but Manufacturer Doesn't Publish a Driver (?) - how to fix?

Installed a Asus VE247H monitor tonight. My Win 7 64-bit identifies it as a "Generic PnP Monitor". How can I get Windows to identify my monitor? I looked at the Asus web site and for the VE247, there ...
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Third Monitor on Asus z87 deluxe mobo

I'm trying to add a third monitor to my setup. I have an ASUS Z87 Deluxe motherboard with three outputs - HDMI, Display Port, and Mini-Display port. I'm pretty sure it is supposed to work. See ...
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Trying to set up 3D

I just was able to pick up a 3D ready monitor and now I need help getting it all to work. My hardware is Asus Radeon HD 7970 GC, Asus Formula V MB, 8 core CP, 3D ready Blueray player, and an Asus ...
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Mixed RAM frequency on Asus P5B and Core2Duo E4600

I have an Asus MB P5B and on it is Intel Core2Duo E4600. I am currently using dual channel with GEIL DDR2 2x1GB (800Mhz). Since 2GB is not much for todays programs, I want to add another 4GB to have ...
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Scrolling region on non-Synaptics Touchpad?

Synaptic touchpads have a region on the right that behaves like a mouse's scroll wheel (see figure). I don't like Asus's built in 2 finger scrolling. Is there some way to get a single finger ...
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Does the thunderbolt port on my Asus motherboard utilise my graphics cards?

Apologies if this is a stupid question! I have an integrated Thunderbolt port on my Asus Maximus motherboard: ...
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Wi-Fi trouble on only one of several computers, almost each night

In our home, we have a couple laptops and other devices (ipad, two samsung phones, wii) connected to a Netgear Wi-Fi router. We live in the top flat, with three flats under us, and with flats on both ...