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Increasing memory by downgrading from SSD to HDD in laptop?

I have an ASUS Zenbook that came factory installed with a 120gb SSD. I want to increase my memory and was looking at a 2TB HDD of the same physical dimensions (HDD is 3mm thicker). I'm not a hardware ...
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Asus Zenbook UX303UB Yellow Fix patch then dead main display

I've just bought a brand new Asus Zenbook UX303UB, only to find that the display colour very distorted -- the infamous "yellow screen" problem. Looking for a solution, I found these files that seemed ...
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Blackscreen: How to reverse a EEPROM update on Asus Zenbook UX303UB?

I've just bought a brand new Asus Zenbook UX303UB, only to find that the display colour very distorted -- the infamous "yellow screen" problem. Looking for a solution, I found these files that seemed ...
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ASUS zenbook airplane light is on, but wifi works, is this normal?

The light in the F2 button with the plane on it is always on. I can use wifi without any problems though. What is it supposed to indicate? I'm running linux.
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Does the Asus Zenbook (ASUS 15.6" UX501JW-DN233H ) have a backlit keyboard?

Just got the laptop today. Read online that the laptop has a backlit keyboard, those were 'pro' though, and were assigned to the f3 and f4 keys. My laptop however does not have any image on the f3 ...
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USB3 not working after Upgrade to Windows 10 from Windows 7

I have Asus Zenbook Model UX31E-DH53. I upgraded from Windows 7 to Windows 10 and USB3 stopped working. Any suggestions?
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How to close the lid on the Asus Zenbook without putting it to sleep?

I'm using a new Asus Zenbook with Windows 8.1. To avoid problems with the tiny screen, I've bought a docking station and external monitor for the desktop. Is it safe to close the lid on the laptop ...
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ASUS Zenbook UX303LA drops WiFi connection after USB 3.0 storage or pendrive connects to USB port

When I connect a USB 3.0 HDD or pendrive to my new ASUS Zenbook UX303LA, it drops the WiFi connection. This does not happen for USB 2.0 devices. I already have a wireless mouse adapter connected and ...
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Asus Zenbook UX31A touchpad driver no longer works in Windows 10

As the title says, I upgraded from Windows 8 to Windows 10 and now the multitouch no longer works. The Asus website doesn't appear to have drivers for Windows 8 or 10 (although the Windows 7 drivers ...
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How to create USB flash stick for win 7 x64 for ASUS UX32L?

I'm quite at the end of my resources with this one. Maybe someone else has an idea. I attempted to create a usb flash stick using these guides: ...
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Asus UX303LA Ultrabook trackpad and display issues

I just bought a new Zenbook and the trackpad is really annoying. It is somewhat unresponsive. In other words, I try to move the mouse and it does nothing half the time. Also, it feels "laggy". There ...
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How to prevent an ASUS UX-31A from booting from the SD card reader

I intend to leave my SD card permanently in its reader slot on my ASUS UX-31A, but I could not boot normally on Windows 7 and it brings me to a black screen. How do I change the boot sequence in order ...
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Windows: Set command on keyboard power button

I'd like to set command on the laptop power button on a keyboard. Is there any way to do this? As an example I'd like to rebind it to Insert. P.S. I have Windows 8.
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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?

I'm trying to use a UK keymap on a physical US keyboard on my notebook (Asus Zenbook UX31E). My keyboard has vertical bar and backslash (| and \) above the Enter key, but I get hash and tilde ...
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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 ...