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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Turning off Touchpad Multi Gesture in Windows 8

I have an Asus A55V laptop with Windows 8 installed on it. Now I'm trying to turn off the Touchpad gestures. On Superuser I found this answer: However, after experimenting with drivers I found a ...
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Aptio Setup Utility - Cannot change boot

I am so sorry to ask this. I feel like a total idiot - Aptio Setup Utility has me licked. I just bought an ASUS X75V with Freedos, Version 2.15.1226. The boot configuration has "Launch PXE OpROM ...
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System freeze after new SSD Crucial MX100 256GB

My system freezes within a minute after login after I new SSD Crucial M100 256GB. My freeze I mean the system gets not responsive and the Task Manager show Active Time 100% but read and write speeds ...
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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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Troubleshooting PC power-on irregularity, narrowed down to ASUS VRM Spread Spectrum, why?

There are many resources online regarding the issue when the PC shutsdown a few seconds after pressing the power button. I have a variation of the problem which is reproducible under certain ...
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What does the BIOS setting XHCI Pre-Boot Mode do?

I have a BIOS setting called XHCI Pre-Boot Mode. If I have this enabled USB devices which aren't plugged in at boot are never recognised, if I set it to Disabled then USB devices work normally. The ...
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How to boot from USB on ASUS X551CA?

This laptop - Asus X551CA, does not have any optical drive, and I am trying to boot it from USB, so I could install an OS to it, because its newly bought and has no OS in it. My USB is perfectly ...
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HTTPS for the Asus RT-N12 router's web interface

How do you access the Asus RT-N12 router's web interface via HTTPS? I've hunted through every page in the web interface, but haven't seen an option to enable HTTPS.
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Boot issue with ASUS K55A - Black Screen

A fiend asked me to look at a problem on their laptop. Laptop is an ASUS with the model # K55A-HI5103D running Win 8. It started getting an error on boot about having an issue with a PXE utility?? ...
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Can i use external speakers and built-in speaker together?

I have asus x202e. With built in speakers. I connected through AUX cable mini external speakers. my question is if I can use all the four speakers together to get a better surround sound. Is it ...
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Asus t100 not turning on

I have an Asus T100 transformer tablet with Windows 8.1. I plugged it in to charge and now it won't turn on. The red charging light is on, and if I hold the power button in for about 10 seconds, this ...
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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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ASUS laptop stuck in splash screen loop. Can't access BIOS with HDD installed

I have an ASUS laptop (model u56e, windows 7 64-bit) that is baffling me right now. I was recently on a trip, laptop working fine, though partitioned SATA HDD a bit overloaded with vacay pics. On way ...
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BIOS won't allow me to change boot order

So I recently bought a ROG G750JM because my old laptop gave up a few days ago. Since I'm on a strict budget and most of the parts in my old one still work (except for the motherboard) I choose this ...
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asus P5P43TD PRO not recognizing new 4GB DDR3 1600MHz memory

So, this week I bought this new ram stick: http://www.kingston.com/us/memory/search/?partid=kvr16n11s8/4 DDR3 4GB 1600MHz SRX8 Kingston, 1.5V This is my motherboard: ...
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ASUS notebook brightness does not work properly

Recently on my notebook's brightness stopped working. Pressing FN+F5/F6 shows the Windows 8 brightness slider, and it goes up/down, but doesn't adjust the actual brightness. Changing it manually ...
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Is it possible to replace the CPU on my Asus X200MA?

Ok so I have an Asus X200MA and I was wondering if it is capable of getting it's CPU replaced or if it's current CPU is permanent
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Need Assistance on ASUS K55V USB ports not working

I have an Asus K55V laptop with Windows 7 Home Premium x64. Whenever I try to use a mouse (or any other USB device), it doesn't work because of a driver problem. The automatic update tries to update ...
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Asus K55A Windows 8.1 touchpad smart gestures not working

Took me a bit to realize that since upgrading to 8.1 my touchpad smart gestures (two finger scroll, top down swipe, left in swipe, ect) don't work. I have read up a little online but can't seem to ...
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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 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 X450J Sound gets muffled everytime I turn off the screen light using Fn+F7

I use windows 8.1 on my Asus laptop X450J. Everytime I turn off the screen light using Fn+F7, the sound volume of a certain application is somehow muffled and it is still muffled even after I turn the ...
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Strange pixels showing up in programs

So I just got my new pc and I noticed that there are a lot of multicolored pixels all over certain programs like shown in the screenshot: This is on my brand new Asus rog g750jm-ds71. These pixels ...
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Gigabit LAN not working on ASUS M2N-MX

Today I replace my FastEthernet switch with a newly bought gigabit switch (DGS-1008A). All computers in my house are displaying that the connection speed is 1 Gbps except for one. The computer that ...
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DVD drive not reading

My friend brought over his budget rig for a DVD drive that wouldn't read disks to see if I could solve the problem (I can't). He's running Windows XP on an ASUS N-MX-SE Plus board, the drive is an LG ...
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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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Scary computer crashes (picture attached)

Since the purchase of my laptop (Asus N56vz) I have been experiencing random crashes. For many months I have tried to solve the problem myself but to no avail. So I give you all that I know and maybe ...
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ASUS UX31A Keyboard Backlight Turns Off After Lid is Closed and Reopened

Close the lid and then open later and the keyboard backlight turns off. The fn+f4 key does not turn it back on. I have to restart the laptop to get the keyboard backlight back on. Is there a ...
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Windows 8 on ASUS notebook, Brightness Down does not work

Recently my brother installed Windows 8 on his ASUS notebook. He had problems with the FN keys, so he asked me to have a look at it. I've installed the ATK Package from ASUS found in this other ...
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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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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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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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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 find ip address of my Asus RT-AC86U in Access Point mode?

I'm using an Asus wireless router model RT-AC68U and can connect fine to the internet using it wirelessly. I configured the router to be an Access Point, but having done so, I can no longer locate ...
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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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ASUS N550 laptop not charging on ubuntu after updating kernel

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 on a pretty new ASUS N550jv laptop. When I was using kernel linux-image-3.11.0-11 everything was quite well (kinda..), however, when I updated the kernel using the automatic ...
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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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Remove application from autostart that isn't present in msconfig.exe / services.msc

I have an Asus PCE-AC68 wireless card and when I installed drivers for it, an additional app was installed (it's called Asus Control Center). This app doesn't do anything, it's just a wrapper around ...
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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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Alternatives of formatting primary harddrive of a laptop

Here is my story; I have an ASUS(N53SN) laptop. One day I decided to format it using recovery partition. I started recovery, left the computer, when I came back 10 minutes later there was a big red ...
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How to access BIOS on an ASUS laptop?

I just bought an ASUS laptop with Windows 8 installed. How can I access the BIOS? I tried to click any of the usual keys during power-up: ESC, DEL, F10, F8, F2... non of them work - I just get to ...
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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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EEE PC won't charge when in use

I just bought an Asus EEE PC 1015BX, which runs on Windows 7. My problem is that the battery doesn't charge when I'm using the computer. It doesn't discharge either, it just stays at the battery ...
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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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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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Fn key for turning the display off, doesn't work properly

I have an Asus K45VD. When I changed my windows from 7 to 8, the Fn keys didn't work at all. and after some researches, I found the answer and installed the right ATK or something and the Fn keys ...