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Asus Zenbook UX31E + Windows 8 => Random shutdown on unplug

The computer used to work fine with Windows 7. After upgrade to Windows 8, if the computer has been started plugged in, it shuts down randomly, and frequently, when unplugged. If it has been started ...
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Asus Zenbook (UX31E) powers on, but does not boot Windows 7 and the screen is black

I am currently running into an issue with my UX31E running on Windows 7 that I have had since 2011. I am not completely sure when this problem started, but ever since I can remember, I have never been ...
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Xorg on Asus Zenbook Prime

I have a Asus Zenbook UX32L that i want to install Gentoo on. I have got the base system working but i can't get Xorg to work. The laptop have a hybrid GPU or something like that. When i try to start ...
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Asus UX31E Windows 8.1 64 bit Card Reader Issue

Card Reader (Realtech) of my zenbook does not work properly. I've installed windows 7 64 bit's driver published by Asus for my device : not working Realtek's own driver from its website (for win 8 ...
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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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Function keys on Asus Zenbook prime

I've been using my Asus Zenbook Prime for about 2 years and now and recently I've noticed that the custom function keys will quit working occasionally. For those who don't know, by holding down Fn + a ...
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How can I type a backslash with no backslash key?

Trying to use UK keymap on a physical US keyboard on my notebook (asus zenbook ux31e). Where my keyboard has pipe and backslash, above the Enter key, instead I get hash and tilde. Where UK keyboards ...
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Automatically disable integrated webcam when an external one is connected?

I use my laptop as a desktop quite often, about 75% of the time. As a desktop setup, it has a monitor, speakers, keyboard, mouse and webcam connected externally—the latter three over USB. It is then ...
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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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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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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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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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create hibernation partition on SSD (The drive cannot find the sector requested)

I try to create hibernation partition on SSD for expresscache purposes, but get error message "The drive cannot find the sector requested. See the System Event Log for more information." See the ...
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Slow boot time with Zenbook UX32VD (Windows 8)

When I boot pc up, it takes long time to get to login screen (2:00-2:30 min). First of all, i seek help in Windows 8 official forum. In my case it's probably caused by cache SSD and I have installed ...
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ASUS ZENBOOK UX51VZ: BIOS fail after 204 update

I got some days ago a ZENBOOK UX51VZ, I hated Windows 8 therefor I successfully installed Windows 7 with all the drivers, everything was working fine; then I stupidly decided to update the BIOS to the ...
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UX32VD SSD: use it as ExpressCache or boot Windows 8 from it? [closed]

I recently bought an ASUS Zenbook Prime UX32VD bundled with a 500GB Hitachi HDD and a SanDisk 24GB SSD. Windows 8 comes preinstalled in the HDD drive. The factory settings use the SSD as a cache ...
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Drivers problems in Asus Zenbook on Windows 8

I've upgraded my Asus Zenbook UX31E to Windows 8, and ever since the upgrade, the USB and card reader have stopped working. The problem appears to be with the Intel Chipset driver and the Fresco ...
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If USB is not listed in BIOS as a boot option, does that mean the machine can't boot from USB?

I just purchased an Asus Zenbook Prime UX31A-DH51 with Windows 8. I want to wipe the drive and do a clean install but USB is not listed as a boot option in the BIOS. Does this mean it is not possible? ...
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asus zenbook prime keyboard

Recently my Zenbook prime's keyboard has had issues with its keyboard. Randomly, various keys will just stop working. Sometimes they work if I continually press them...sometimes not. Any idea what's ...
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Windows 8 randomly powers up pc?

I have installed Windows 8 PRO on my Asus UX31E (Zenbook) and sometimes happens that after I leave it charging after powering it off, I found it powered up (actually I found it in sleep mode because ...
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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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Running on one core instead of two i5-3317u. UX32VD

Im using the i5-3317u ux32vd zenbook. When I got it two weeks ago, it was running at 2 cores. It had respectable windows experience index back then. However, yesterday my zenbook became laggy and I ...
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How to recover Windows 7 on Asus Zenbook Prime?

If Windows decides to crash and burn on my new Zenbook Prime, is there a way to recover/reinstall/restore the operating system? I didn't get a restore disk with it so I'm not exactly sure how I would ...
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Installing Windows 7 on UX31A's GPT disk

There are a lot of Windows/GPT-related questions out there, but from what I've been reading these past hours, I seem to be doing the right thing... except, well, obviously not. I'm trying to install ...
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Can the Asus Zenbooks be used safely with their lids closed?

From all the images of the Zenbooks that I've seen, it would appear closing the lid would obstruct most or all airflow, potentially overheating the machines. Is this the case? Can they be used with ...