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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Asus Vivobook S551LN trackpad doesn't work with Linux Mint 17

I've just received my new ASUS laptop and installed Linux Mint on it right away. Everything works so far, except for the trackpad: it only moves a few millimetres every few seconds. doesn't receive ...
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How to reset BIOS on ASUS K53E

My BIOS is password-protected, so that I can't access the BIOS settings (I don't have problems with booting into Windows XP). The BIOS is made by American Megatrends (AMI). I've been trying some ...
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Cannot stop my computer from going into the BIOS automatically

I bought a laptop ASUS PU500CA with FreeDOS installed. First time when I turned it on I got a FreeDOS command line. I tried to run dir to check that everything is all right. It returned a list o ...
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Can I setup two RAID arrays on a single intel z97 controller?

Let me preface this by saying that I have never setup a RAID array myself, other than by using software RAID 0 in Windows for a set of storage drives. I purchased a new ASUS Maximus VII Hero ...
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Whenever I open a program, Internet Explorer opens and tries to download it

My Asus laptop had some viruses. I scanned it and deleted 12 viruses but I am still getting problems when starting programs. I tried to open Paint, Task Manager, Regedit, Chrome, etc. but none of ...
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How to roll-back AHCI driver from iaStorA.sys --> msahci.sys Win7

I'm trying to have my HD run in AHCI mode with Intel RST drivers (not just mshahci.sys) after installing windows 7 in IDE mode. Specs: Windows 7 x64 SP1, Asus Maximus III Gene, ASUS AMI bios Rev. ...
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Asus R510D with Windows 8: Want to change volume with one button, rather than fn+F10/F11/F12

I have a new Asus laptop (R510D-FH11), and I would like to change the volume with one keystroke. As it is, I have to hold down fn+F10 or fn+F11. Because of my keyboard layout and average-sized female ...
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ASUS 946gz7ma mainboard multimedia audio controller

Recently, I have installed Windows 7 ultimate, all drivers loaded up just fine, but I have issues with audio. Multimedia Audio Controller shows up with yellow triangle under Device Manager. Any ...
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Unknown CPU detected, Bios Update is Required to Unleash it's Full Power

I have Asus P5K SE motherboard i recently changer the CPUfrom core2quad to core2due after the change i got a message at the very beginning of the boot "Unknown CPU detected, Bios Update is Required ...
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Asus N61JQ - Ram upgrade above officially supprted 8GB

I have an Asus N61JQ laptop (http://www.asus.com/Notebooks_Ultrabooks/N61Jq/specifications/). I have already ugraded the Hard Drive to 1TB with sucess. Now I want to upgrade my RAM. The laptop has 6GB ...
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Asus MB memory error after turning on the computer

This is my pc's specs Asus-Z87-PLUS (latest bios and drivers) Core i5 4570 Crucial 8Gig DDR3 @1600 compatible with Intel's 8th series chip WD caviar green 1TB Sapphire ATI 7850 (latest drivers) ...
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Motherboard has one HDMI port but supports three monitors. How can it?

I am looking at an Asus motherboard and it says : Integrated Graphics Processor Multi-VGA output support : HDMI/DVI-D/RGB ports - Supports HDMI with max. resolution 4096 x 2160 @ 24 Hz / 2560 x ...
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Selecting the default GPU on an Asus motherboard

I have an ASUS P9X79 motherboard, on which I originally had one GPU (a cheap nVidia GeForce 210). I recently bought a newer, better GPU, and inserted it into the second PCI-E slot on the motherboard. ...
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Resetting Bios Password on ASUS Transformer T300L

So, I have a ASUS Transformer Book T300L. I usually set a pass on my BIOS just in case (I'm a paranoiac). This time I tried to set it, introduced it slowly to see I introduce it correctly, confirmed ...
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Speakers and Audio Jack not working on windows 8

Computer: Asus S56C- runs windows 8.1 So a few months ago my cat knocked over a cup of milk on my laptop, and I quickly removed the battery and took the computer apart to dry, etc. and everything was ...
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Asus N56JR keeps dropping the Wireless from time to time on Windows 8.1

I have an Asus N56JR which is a nice device except for the Wireless. Since the beginning it loses the connection to my router from time to time. Since I have another mobile device with Wireless ...
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Random black screen (no freeze)

I use two monitors, 1 HDMI and 1 VGA. My computer randomly goes into a black screen on both monitors and I waited for it to happen again and checked the event log and this is what I found: ...
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Wan as usb in openwrt

I have an adsl modem Zte zxdsl 831 series and internet usb port from it. When I put this usb into my windows xp laptop then internet appears in laptop. But I want to connect modem to my router instead ...
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Setup a public access point [closed]

I am creating an Access Point for passengers at the airport. I am having 3G dongle connected to Windows 8.1 PC. The Windows PC is connected to a Asus n66u with "Tomato Firmware 1.28" through a wired ...
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How to uninstall ASUS ATK package?

I ran "Decrap My PC" on a new laptop. After restarting, I got the warning 4PG This program can only be executed on the Asus computer. I googled this and the only suggestion I found was reinstalling ...
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How to Boot from CD ROM on ASUS X551M [duplicate]

I have an ASUS X551M that I am trying to boot from the CD ROM. When I go to the boot menu the screen says: Boot Option #1 Windows Boot Manager Add New Boot Option Delete Boot Option There is no ...
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Does the Asus P8P67 Pro have a scheduled boot option?

I have a custom built computer with an Asus P8P67 Pro motherboard and an i5 2500K CPU, running Windows 7 64 bit. Is it possible to setup this motherboard (if needed using the BIOS) to boot at 17h15 ...
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Not able to enter bios from restart

I have an asus Sabertooth 990FX motherboard running BIOS revision 1604. I previously had to RMA it and they sent me a new one. Since then I've haven't been able to get into BIOS on restart, but from a ...
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Acrobat XI Pro not responding issue

System Spec Windows 7 Professional x64 (all updates installed) Acrobat XI Pro including updates Sata III HDD i7 3770K CPU nVidia GTX 470 Asus P6X58D-E : link to asus page 24GB of RAM Corsair PSU ...
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Issues with 10GB RAM on ASUS P5E3 Premium

I hope a computer expert can help me out with this. I currently have this motherboard: Asus P5E3_Premium WiFi AP_n and I have 2GB (2 x 1GB modules) installed in there already : ...
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Is the Whitelist Network Service Filter Feature on ASUS Routers broken?

I have a ASUS RT-N16 router running firmware version 3.0.0.4.374_4422 I have a voip phone (physical) with it's own private IP address (for the purpose of discussion, let's call it 192.168.0.1) and ...
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Windows 8 blue screen with DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL Asus.tp

First, I looked at the Windows Action Center and followed its instructions. That means I downloaded AsusTP_v2.1.4_20130429_normal1.exe from the ASUS website and ran it. It gave me an error message. ...
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PC overheats when at BitLocker password prompt

I have very strange problem... first, some details: Windows 8.1 Pro motherboard: ASUS Z87-A Intel core i7-4770k CPU cooler: Corsair H90 (hydro) chassis: thermaltake mk-1 I've encrypted my system ...
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Windows 8.1 - System process uses 1 core up to ~90% constantly

Asus N550JV comes with Windows 8 installed. I prefer 8.1 so I installed Windows 8.1 on my machine. Downloaded all the specified drivers on Asus Support Page, not to mention my whole system is up to ...
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Power4gear purpose and value

Asus laptops have Power4Gear app installed. Beside usual "custom" settings like when screen dims, laptops goes to sleep etc, does it have any other purpose or value? For example, does this software ...
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Can there be a true dual-CPU & dual-memory laptop?

The ASUS Transformer Book Trio TX201LA is a dual-processor, dual-memory, dual-storage laptop which also runs 2 different operating systems. But can one,somehow, run just one instance of Windows 8.1 on ...
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Can't write legibly using a stylus on an Asus Transformer T100TA

I recently bought an Asus Transformer T100TA to be used for note taking; mostly typing, but with the occasional drawing or bit of handwriting with the touch screen. Because the majority of my notes ...
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Need to enable Asus Instant On

I have an Asus laptop, model U47A, with Windows 7. I accidentally closed the "Instant On" on my desktop, and now can't figure out how to re-enable that. Help?
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Recovery partition doesn't work on Asus ZenBook

So, I'm trying to factory reset my Asus ZenBook to restore Windows 8.0 after upgrading to Windows 8.1. The drivers are too unstable on 8.1, and I don't really see much benefit of having it. I've ...
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Can't downgread to W7 from W8 on a ASUS R503U

I have trying to downgrade my ASUS R503U from W8 to W7 I have tried everything, and still can't do a fresh install of W7, I I'm not able to Enable the CSM and here is the problem, does anyone know how ...
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How do I know if this Motherboard will fit in the case?

I have ordered this Zalman T4 case along with this Asus H81M-E motherboard but now I am not sure if the MB will fit inside the case. I have searched for the internal dimensions of the case online but ...
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Will this charger/adapter work for my son's laptop? [duplicate]

thanks in advance for your help. I mentioned most of what was on each adapter, I know some will not be of any help but didn't want to miss anything. His computer model is: ASUS G47VW-BHI5N43 The ...
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rt-n66u - restore to factory settings

I have an Asus RT N66U router that has been hacked (I do not know how yet). The idea is that I have tried to access the administration panel with no success, also restoring to factory settings but ...
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DD-WRT QoS traffic shaping sharing percentage of overall bandwidth

I'm using DD-WRT build 21402 on an Asus RT-N66U and I'd like to use QoS or some kind of traffic/bandwidth shaping to stop any one IP from using up more than 75% of the available bandwidth. I would ...
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Volume/Brightness Icon Changed Somehow, Want Old Ones Back: Windows 7/ASUS

I successfully removed some adware off my laptop. Now when I lower the volume (with F11+FN), the usual popup icon changed to the old, ugly one. I'm pretty OCD about minor things, and this change ...
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Bluetooth headset

My Asus laptop n43j says it is connected to my bluetooth headset but no sound is heard in the headset. Headset works fine on all Apple divices like my IPod Touch. Any ideas? I've reinstalled ...
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Hide Asus Power Saving Tab

I have Windows 8.1 with an Asus H87M-Plus motherboard. In the bottom-right hand corner of the screen there is a tab that if you click on it will bring up some power saving options (Auto Mode, High ...
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ASUS N550JV - Some programs don't display 1080p and contain blurry text after fresh Windows 8.1 Install

I recently installed Windows 8.1 on my ASUS N500JV. After the initial Windows updates (including Intel graphics HD 4600 driver), I installed the missing latest NVIDIA GT 750M driver. Everything ...
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Windows 7 Professional N 64-bit drivers

I have an ASUS-N56DP laptop. I installed Win-7-professional-N-64-bit on it. Unfortunately the drivers CD which was shipped together with the laptop complains about the wrong version. According to the ...
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Why would my ADSL router have a telnet port open to the exterior?

I just ran GRC's "Shields Up" on my connection, which has an Asus Wl600g ADSL modem/router serving as gatekeeper. All ports are reported as stealth, except port 23 (Telnet). Now, I can understand ...
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Why is 200 (octal) being subtracted from bytes written to / read from disk?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 on a P8P67 Deluxe Asus motherboard, with 3 x 1TB+ WD Caviar Green SATA disks. When I run: cp /media/X/ubuntu.iso /media/Y/ubuntu.iso cmp -l /media/X/ubuntu.iso ...
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ASUS PB238Q Color RGB keeps changing

Following on from my previous question. Going into the Menu I noticed that 2 of the colors were set to 100, whilst one was set to 0 hence the yellow tint. Anyway, I set all three colours to 100, ...
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Asus X501A - Screen is black, lights come on when booted

I have an Asus X501A laptop. The hard drive came loose so I removed the keyboard top to access the hard drive, plugged it back in and reassembled my laptop. The laptop worked fine for three days ...
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ASUS PB238Q Yellow tint

I bought the said monitor around 5 weeks ago and have been using it with a blue rigger DVI cable with no problems. Anyway, tonight I got in from work and used the PC for around an hour, everything ...
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Reset BIOS of Asus PRO5DIP

When I start my Asus PRO5DIP notebook, nothing is displayed on the screen. I guess that has something to do with changes in the BIOS, since last time I've entered the BIOS and made some changes, like ...