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reinstall win8 on asus K56CM-XX284H

Q: reinstall win8 on asus K56CM-XX284H

Hi, i have and 6 month old asus with preinstalled win8, for about 2 weeks ago it started to crash, and i received several error messages, now it is looping trying to repair it self.

I can get into the menu and use sytem restore, i can also use the selfrepair and make Windows start all over, but none of this is helping, everytime i starts up it starts repairing and crashing again.

So my idea is to format my harddrive it is in 3 sections C: D: and X:
My current Win 8x86 is in danish language i have bought and upgrade to win8 pro also. but i dont have any of these DVD with me,
I have however two guys here one with win8x64 in eng and one win8x86 in danish, i have tried to use their dvd and reinstalling or repairing win8 that way, but my laptop will not accept it

I am and sailor and out at sea at the moment, our internet is nearly non existing so not easy finding solutions online. and getting little desperate thinking about 4 weeks without my laptop working, so i hope someone can give some good advice

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Preferred Solution: reinstall win8 on asus K56CM-XX284H

I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.

I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloadreimage.com/download.php. (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.)

A: reinstall win8 on asus K56CM-XX284H

are you getting any error messages

d/load and run the h/drive makers dos diagnostic utility on the h/drive

http://www.tacktech.com/display.cfm?ttid=287

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Hello!

The more I read, the more confused I get. I would like to do a clean install of windows 8.1. I can't use Windows reset or repair function, which I have used before. Now it is saying "drive where Windows is installed is locked. Unlock the drive to try again" and when I'm trying to reset "unable to reset your PC. A required drive partition is missing" After reading a little bit I got confused.

Windows is OEM version. When I got the computer. It had windows 8 in it. Later I updated it to 8.1.
There are two hard drives. One is main 500gb hard drive with two partitions. C: - Where are programs and windows files and D: - Where are all my files, that I don't want to lose.
Also there is 24gb ssd drive. I have no idea how computer is using that right now.

In previous versions and computers everything was simple. Download windows, make an iso, burn the disc, enter the code, install windows on drive C and install all the programs again.

But how should I approach now if I want to make my computer like new again?

Thank you!

A:How to do clean install without losing files in asus k56cm

Your title is contradictory. A "clean install" is just that -- nothing carried over from the previous install. SO, by definition, it automatically loses files and everything else from the previous install.

You can do an in-place re-install, which will reinstall the OS and system files and should leave the rest intact -- but that requires installation media.






In previous versions and computers everything was simple. Download windows, make an iso, burn the disc, enter the code, install windows on drive C and install all the programs again.



Win 8.1 is no different, except that folks generally make USB installers rather than DVD installers -- but both will work equally well.






But how should I approach now if I want to make my computer like new again?



You would need obtain an ISO file of the Win8.1 version you have running, and be able to make installation media from it. Realize, however, that you would have to reinstall all the drivers, as well, since the PC apparently came preloaded with Win8, and unless you get install media from the PC manufacturer, you would have to locate the drivers yourself.

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So I recently just replaced my Asus P6X58-E WS with another Asus P6X58-E WS from Amazon. I always remember hearing to ignore the drivers disk on CD that comes with product and go straight to web-sight and gather latest. (I ALWAYS keep CD for just in case moments) When I was running Win7 last year on old MB, this was never a issue and downloaded drivers from Asus web site, but when I recently went to the Asus drivers download site, there are no options for win8? (Screen Shot Below)
Here Is my problem... After Installing new MB and testing OS operations with only my SSD pluged in (OS win8 is on SSD) everything was working great!! this also confirmed a few of my last MB memory slots were fried because I had 18GB of memory installed but BIOS & OS was telling me I had only 6GB.. Im back @ 18GB now...
I also had QTY6 1TB-HDD I was using with previous MB ( No raid configurations) I record music and many project files can get very big so, each HDD was dedicated to different "IMPORTANT" things. Well, after confirming OS win8 was in working order, I powered down and plugged in all 6 HDD, then powered back up. (I wish I would have done this one HDD at a time now) only 2 are being recognized!!! I keep getting the message....
"you must initialize a disk before logical disk manager can access it"
Now, from what I've gathered from a Google search, this is what you would do to format a NEW hard drive, Correct? I then was reading its as simple as downloading lates... Read more

A:NEW!! Asus P6X58-E WS MB. No Win8 Drivers on Asus website?

From what I found on the Asus site....
ASUSTeK Computer Inc. -Support- Drivers and Download P6X58-E WS
They are only providing drivers up to Windows 7 64 Bit. You can go to the file manager and click one time on the primary HDD and then click computer tab and from there click on manage. From there you click device manager and you will get a list of your hardware. You can right click on each one and click update driver and the system will try to find the updated driver for you. If anything you now have your hardware name and can try to get the updated driver through the actual company who builds the drivers.

It also does sound like you may need to format the HDD's. Do the same thing but instead of clicking on device manager you will click on disk management and you can right click on each drive and select to format. Just make sure to not format the primary partition if that is even possible.

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I am considering this laptop.

Amazon.com: ASUS G750JW-DB71 17.3-Inch Laptop (Black): Computers & Accessories

What I would like to do is install Win 7 on an SSD drive, set it to boot to that drive first, and then pretend Win 8 doesn't exist.

Potential problems? Recommendations? Better to Wipe HDD before install? Ideally Win 7 would store all data on HDD and just have OS on SSD.

What would YOU do? And why?

A:Asus Win8 laptop Win 7

I would purchase Start8 and install that.....W8 will then look and feel like W7. You wont notice the difference....and W8 boots up and shuts down quicker than W7.

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Hi everyone,I just reinstall win8.1 on my y50 (old one got virus and i format it and reinstall the OS)so when i try to use OKR , it shows that "Current System can not support backup"does anyone know why?Also what other preinstalled software does laptop come with?Thank you.

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Hi Tech people,

So here is my dilemma....I have a Toshiba satellite preinstalled with windows 8, after a family member borrowed it the hard drive was DOA, nothing I could do to salvage it. So I bought a new hard drive (from Toshiba) and began to reinstall windows 8. everything went fine until I tried to activate it and my product key failed. I have the original key from the BIOS as well as an additional media & key (windows 8 pro) but neither product keys will work. I think I might have miss matched my media disks, (I have 8 various copies of windows 8). when I input either keys I am given a message stating that the key is not ment for this version please use windows 8 setup or use a windows 8 pro key. well both of these keys are windows 8 pro. I called Microsoft and they verified that both of my keys are legit, but the disk I was provided (by Microsoft) is not. they told me I have a MAK key and my version is GVLK. they told me I would have to pay $100 for a new key. is there anyway I can just get a install disk that uses MAK keys or something? and what the hell is the difference in using a mak key vs GVLK?
 

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I bought windows 8 a few months ago only because the deal was too sweet, but never installed it until recently, and that was only because I got the free Windows Media Center license that would expire on Jan 31. So I upgrade installed my Win7 install and everything went ok, but somehow, a few weeks later, my RAID setup broke. Luckily I back up everything. But I've never been a big fan of upgrade installs and want to start over. I know Windows will install fine, but I use WMC a lot, and wonder if I can reinstall using my license, even though its after the 31st. I had already installed it, so i don't think I'm not abiding by the rules.

A:Will I lose my WMC license if I reinstall Win8

Let me know too...

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Hi,
 
I run Windows 8 x64. During the last few days Windows 8 kept on trying/pretending to reinstall itself on start up/turning on my notebook. Colors of the screen changes I am asked to be patient and 2 or 3 mins later an empty--no tiles--start screen is showed and my account's name. No settings available on the right except Sleep/Switch off/Restart. A few turning on and off and then I used to be able to use Win8, but now it I am unable to do so anymore. Actually, today it's trying to do so constantly, so now I'm using Puppy Linux Live CD 5.2.8. to be able to ask for some help.
Recently I changed BIOS settings to be able to boot live CD. Yesterday I set all settings to default.
I guess its a Win8 bug, isn't it?
Well, I have no hot F keys to boot in safe mode, so actually I am unable to boot Win8 at all.
I don't think that I have any kind of malware, but Windows 8 bug/s.
Please help and tell me what to do! (Pls note, that I cannot run any diagnostic program under Win8, since I cannot boot. I can use Linux or bootable CD only.)
 
Thx for your help in advance!

A:Win8 constantly tries to reinstall ITSELF on start up!?

Plz show me a pic of what happens when you boot the computer.

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I'm running MS Office 2013 Professional in Windows 8. The old hard drive in my laptop was beginning to fail and I could not clone it directly to the new drive because of the few bad sectors. So I moved over all of my data and documents to the new drive and reinstalled windows, office, and the other apps from scratch. The problem I'm having is with Outlook within Office 2013. Right from the start, I had problems with the new install in terms of migrating my old mail files to the new application install. Multiple issues, from Inbox always hanging up, Outbox hanging up, folders disappearing, etc...I tried to do an Uninstall of Office/Outlook via Control Panel, and a fresh Reinstall via Setup files, but the main mail folders/file that is causing all the problems was automatically ported over to the new reinstall, so all of my problems continue. How do I uninstall Outlook/Office, making sure that I also uninstall the main mail folder/file/configuration, so that it is truly a fresh new install FROM SCRATCH, and NOT saving & porting over any email configuration. Obviously, when you Uninstall the app, it does NOT Uninstall your main email configuration/address/folder...it is saved, and automatically reconfigured upon the Reinstall. Hope I'm making some sense and not babbling incoherently....Jim

A:HOW TO REMOVE/REINSTALL OUTLOOK IN WIN8

Hi JHphc028 Your Outlook configuration files and folders are located in %userprofile%\AppData\Local\Microsoft and %userprofile%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft. There should be a folder called Outlook in both these folders. To be sure that you delete everything related to it, I would uninstall Microsoft Office completely using Revo Uninstaller Portable, set the scan type to Advanced and delete all the Registry keys and files/folders found related to it after. Or I would just go in Program Files (x86), Program Files, ProgramData, etc. and delete the Microsoft Office/Office folders manually.http://www.revouninstaller.com/download-free-portable.php

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Alright so I got my first laptop, it's an ASUS Q301. It came with a bunch of crapware and other garbage (bought it from bestbuy) as well as a bunch of asus stuff I don't want.

I'm aware that the product key for win8 is in the bios and that it should fill in during an install.

Problem is, this thing doesn't have a disc drive and I don't have a flashdrive big enough for a full windows 8 install.
Really want I want is to somehow wipe /everything/ on the laptop without doing a fresh install. I tried the refresh option but it kept all the dumb bloatware.

Any other alternatives?

A:Fresh win8 install on asus laptop (oem)

Problem is, this thing doesn't have a disc drive and I don't have a flashdrive big enough for a full windows 8 install.



The entire Win 8 installer can fit on a 4Gb flash drive so I'm not sure what you mean.






Really want I want is to somehow wipe /everything/ on the laptop without doing a fresh install.



You can't wipe a hard drive clean without doing a fresh install.

The best thing you can do right now is to try uninstalling all that bloatware and leave the OEM structure in place so you can recover in the future if necessary. BTW, have you made your factory recovery discs yet? If not, that would be my very first move just in case they are needed. Good luck to you.

my2cents

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Hi All, I'm editting this post as I think I need to get down to remedial instructions on how to install this new video card.

I'm running Windows 8 on my pc using an Asus M2A-VM motherboard. I was using the onboard video card which uses the ati 1250 drivers that I finally got to work with Windows 8.

I'm trying to install an Asus HD5450 card but Win8 will not boot with it installed. It will get to the black screen with the blue windows logo and the black spinning dots but will hang there. Also can't get into a safe boot with the card installed (shift & F8)

I've tried the following steps so far:
1. Uninstalled the 1250 driver which leaves the Generic driver, shut down the machine and installed the Card. Win8 doesn't boot.
2. Tried to install the CCC driver for the 5450 before installing the card. Windows says it already has the proper driver.
3. Installed card with the 1250 driver. Win8 won't boot.
4. Checked bios with card installed, shows PCIEx as primary display adapter.

Am I missing a step somewhere? I've never had so much problems installing a video card before but this has got me beat.
Thanks in advance.

A:Video Driver issue with Win8 and Asus M2A-VM

bumped as I editted the main post.

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I have a Asus X401a. There are only drivers for Windows 7 32bit+64bit, Windows 8 64bit on Asus support page. Can I use one of them for Windows 8 32bit? Which one is the best?

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Hello Everyone,
I'm here with a serious problem, i have a Laptop Asus X55M1 with windows 8.1 but i hate win8 and i want to install win7. I've tried everything and i can't format it.
I have a USB Bootable Flash Drive (Pen) with win7 32 and 64 bits, i use it to format every computers and always worked. Now when i put the flash drive in the Laptop and go to Boot Priority and select the Flash Drive, its supposed to appear the win7 stuff but instead show win8 logo and keep running. Instead of a Flash Drive i got a DVD with win7 and in boot priority don't show annything about cd/dvd.
So i had to look some tutorials about that problem and i found some interesting post like creating a UEFI Bootable USB flash drive. But now he load the files and when is going to appear the win7 logo he glitch and on the top shows a red line. I download alots of Win7 64 bits and keep showing the same.

My Laptop:
Glitchs:

Annyone can help me??


Thanks
Js

A:I can't install win7 on my asus laptop with win8.1!!!

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If you have an OEM PC that came with Windows 8 64-bit preinstalled and you want to install Windows 7 64-bit, then you must disable Secure Boot, because Secure Boot is not compatible with Windows 7. But if Windows 7 installation does not succeed in UEFI Boot Mode, try installing Windows 7 in Legacy BIOS Boot Mode, but then you will need to delete all partitions.

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I've just received an Asus S301L laptop, with Win8 Pro preinstalled. The owner wants Win8 wiped and Win7 installed along with Scientific Linux.

I've disabled secure boot and enabled CSM in the BIOS, thus getting rid of the annoying UEFI boot process, and I'm now able to boot old-style from thumbdrives and whatnot.

My question is: given this partition configuration as shown by gparted, is it safe to wipe the whole damn thing and repartition from scratch, or will I run into bootup problems with the BIOS not seeing stuff where it wants to see it (like that suspicious FAT32 partition labeled "boot")?

I imagine this isn't a problem since I disabled everything UEFI, but better safe than sorry, so here I am asking.

A:Partition wipe on new Asus Win8 laptop

Originally Posted by IronMew


I've just received an Asus S301L laptop, with Win8 Pro preinstalled. The owner wants Win8 wiped and Win7 installed along with Scientific Linux.

I've disabled secure boot and enabled CSM in the BIOS, thus getting rid of the annoying UEFI boot process, and I'm now able to boot old-style from thumbdrives and whatnot.

My question is: given this partition configuration as shown by gparted, is it safe to wipe the whole damn thing and repartition from scratch, or will I run into bootup problems with the BIOS not seeing stuff where it wants to see it (like that suspicious FAT32 partition labeled "boot")?

I imagine this isn't a problem since I disabled everything UEFI, but better safe than sorry, so here I am asking.



If it was me, I would ask the owner if he was willing to purchase a new hard drive. You could then replace the original drive and install whatever software you wanted. He would then have the original drive in case some type of warranty situation came up.

If the above is not an option, I would at least make a System image of the drive which included all the partitions, including the Recovery Image partition. Since this partition is not normally included in a System Backup Image, you will need to take extra steps to make sure it is.

But Windows 7 and some Linux versions will install as UEFI. Maybe one thing you might check, is availability of drivers for Windows 7.. If you are going to install i... Read more

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Asus laptop Win8 stuck at Resetting PC 2%, Only option is hard reset??

This laptop belongs to my Grandma (87 years old). **She did not make the recovery disk for the computer.**

I got to the Recovery options and it has been stuck at 2% for about 6 hours. Asus OEM X55C WIN8

NOTE:

Yesterday I told Grandma I would see what was wrong, but it would bug out, freeze, etc when trying to log into the administrator. The screen would go totally black and then freeze. So, the computer has shut down improperly several times.

However, it did repair the disk last night before I attempted this recovery.

Please help me shutdown and start over.

A:Asus laptop Win8 stuck at Resetting PC 2%, no way out!

Sounds like you need external boot media and start again.

Not familiar with that model, but I think there a bunch of split wims on the recovery partition.

Do you have anything to boot up ? If not, do you have another win8 x machine you can use to create boot media?

Otherwise, you will need to find win8 installation media from somewhere. I have heard Asus don't supply it.

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Just upgraded yesterday from Win7-Win8. Upgrade went mostly smooth, except I cannot connect to my network hard drive. I have confirmed that everything is setup to use WORKGROUP, and all of the other 3 win7 machines (and this machine prior to upgrade) recognize the drive.

Ideas?

A:ASUS RT-56U USB attached network HDD not recognized by Win8

I am running the RT-N56U router and can confirm that usb drives attached to the router are accessible in Win8 Pro.

Not sure what to recommend. Mine is configured with Homegroup rather than Workgroup. My RT-N56U is also running Padavan's firmware.

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Hi,
I bought a computer (Z930, 128 SSD, 6GB RAM) with Windows 8 preinstalled, and I want to remove windows 8 and install windows 7 for which I have the license.
my question is:
1 - is it possible to format completely the hard drive to install a "clean" windows 7
2 - after doing this, will it be possible to reinstall Windows 8 from USB recovery media that I've created.
2 - Is the installation of Windows 7 pose a problem? (about the new UEFI; reconnaissence of hardware ...)

thanks

Message was edited by: bassam
to clarify my question about the reinstallation of Windows 8: if I delete all partitions of my hard disk, will it still possible to use the USB recovery media support that I created? is there any partition necessary to the USB recovery media support

A:Satellite Z930 - Is it possible to reinstall Win8 after its deletion?

Hi

Last week I tested it on my Satellite U940 and my answers are as follow:
> is it possible to format completely the hard drive to install a "clean" windows 7
Yes.
> after doing this, will it be possible to reinstall Windows 8 from USB recovery media that I've created.
Yes.
> Is the installation of Windows 7 pose a problem? (about the new UEFI; reconnaissence of hardware ...)
Generally speaking no, it is not a problem. Only problem can be installation of some drivers, tools and utilities but I believe you will be able to install it.

Check also http://aps2.toshiba-tro.de/kb0/TSB2C03F80002R01.htm

> to clarify my question about the reinstallation of Windows 8: if I delete all partitions of my hard disk, will it still possible to use the USB recovery media support that I created?
I have tested it and there was no problem at all.

Before you start to do anything test recovery USB functionality.

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I have a Win8 laptop. Installed a free antivirus from AT&T which bricked my machine. I didn't have a backup copy -- yes, I know I should have -- but I own Win7 and used that. It's not working well. I thought I could just upgrade to Win10. It's not working well either. Anyone have a cheap Win8 I can buy? Or know how to fix the double image Win10 is giving me? I can't read anything on the screen well enough to use system restore. Additionally, it's not accessing the boot menu.  I appreciate your help. 











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A:Catastrophic loss. Didn't have Win8 to reinstall h...

Right before you use the Acer recovery media, you should load BIOS defaults and then save/exit, and use diskpart clean to wipe your HDD. So it would be like this: 1. Load BIOS defaults and save/exit2. Boot your Acer recovery media. Navigate in the menu to "command prompt".  Use "diskpart clean" to wipe your HDD3. Shutdown your computer4. Turn on your computer and use Acer recovery media













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I have a Win8 laptop. Installed a free antivirus from AT&T which bricked my machine. I didn't have a backup copy -- yes, I know I should have -- but I own Win7 and used that. It's not working well. I thought I could just upgrade to Win10. It's not working well either. Anyone have a cheap Win8 I can buy? Or know how to fix the double image Win10 is giving me? I can't read anything on the screen well enough to use system restore. Additionally, it's not accessing the boot menu.  I appreciate your help. 










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A:Catastrophic loss. Didn't have Win8 to reinstall h...

Right before you use the Acer recovery media, you should load BIOS defaults and then save/exit, and use diskpart clean to wipe your HDD. So it would be like this: 1. Load BIOS defaults and save/exit2. Boot your Acer recovery media. Navigate in the menu to "command prompt".  Use "diskpart clean" to wipe your HDD3. Shutdown your computer4. Turn on your computer and use Acer recovery media












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I had a version of Windows 8 installed on a secondary hard drive for testing purposes. When I no longer needed it, I uninstalled it and formatted the hard drive. What's odd is that the Bootloader for Windows 8 is still there, and throws up an error screen saying it can't find critical system files.

Ive tried restoring the MBR using my Win7 disc, but to no avail.

A:Win8 Bootloader/recovery still in place after reinstall

Sounds like a boot menu entry pointing nowhwere. You should be able to delete it from msconfig>Boot tab

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I have a Win8 laptop. Installed a free antivirus from AT&T which bricked my machine. I didn't have a backup copy -- yes, I know I should have -- but I own Win7 and used that. It's not working well. I thought I could just upgrade to Win10. It's not working well either. Anyone have a cheap Win8 I can buy? Or know how to fix the double image Win10 is giving me? I can't read anything on the screen well enough to use system restore. Additionally, it's not accessing the boot menu.  I appreciate your help. 










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A:Catastrophic loss. Didn't have Win8 to reinstall h...

Right before you use the Acer recovery media, you should load BIOS defaults and then save/exit, and use diskpart clean to wipe your HDD. So it would be like this: 1. Load BIOS defaults and save/exit2. Boot your Acer recovery media. Navigate in the menu to "command prompt".  Use "diskpart clean" to wipe your HDD3. Shutdown your computer4. Turn on your computer and use Acer recovery media












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Guys, I am trying to reload OS on this machine but only seeing one boot option in Bios and not booting from external drive?
 
https://s10.postimg.org/q15s9mb8p/Asus.jpg

A:Asus laptop running win8 boot menu?

Also, not seeing the boot menu when I press any of these keys F8, 10, 11 OR 12:
 
 

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Hi
I've recently completed a PC build:

ASUS Rampage IV Extreme motherboard
Intel i7 4930k CPU
64GB Corsair DDR3 RAM
Seagate Barracuda 3TB HDD
Samsung 840EVO 500GB SSD (boot drive)
GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX760
PSU: Corsair AX860
Windows 8.1

Machine started shutting down unexpectedly, and refusing to wake from sleep a few days after being built.

A few days later and the problem has got worse now - BSOD with various errors, such as MEMORY_MANAGEMENT, KERNEL_SECURITY_CHECK_FAILURE, SYSTEM_PTE_MISUSE, and others. Oddly, desktop search has also stopped working.

I have updated the drivers and the BIOS, but this doesn't seem to have had any effect.

I'd be very grateful for any assistance anyone is able to offer! SF Debug Tool output attached.

Thanks
Paul

A:BSOD on new build Win8.1, ASUS Rampage IV Extreme

UPDATE: Left the PC running overnight in safe mode. This morning it was showing the login screen - presumably had suffered a BSOD during the night in safe mode...

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Hi there, I recently bought an ASUS laptop, model F554LA, and it came with windows 8, I formated the hard drive and installed a clean copy of windows 7, only to discover that on ASUS's website, they offer absolutely no support or drivers for this particular model, just manuals and licenses, oh and i think some bios updates too. Somehow I found some drivers here and there, but some of my devices are still not recognized on device manager, and when I try to update the drivers from there, it says 'windows could not find driver software for your device'. the devices I still have problems with are

intel(r) 8 series xhci hc - 9c31
intel(r) atom(tm)/celeron/pentium processor intel DPTF thermal framework device -3400
network controller (probably my wireless, as it doesn't work, also my biggest problem)
pci data acquisition and signal processing controller
Unknown device
usb2.0-crw

No CD containing drivers came with the laptop, im getting desperate.

Any ideas?

(Also can someone move this to ''software''? i think i posted it on ''hardware'' by mistake)
 

A:Solved: From Win8 to win7, asus offers no support for wireless?

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I have three P8Z77-V Deluxe mobos. I went to check the software and firmware and found a NEW dropdown for Win8 64 bit today. There was also a new UEFI BIOS out at the same time with no description of what changed.

Check to see if your mobo manufacturer is putting out new stuff...

A:ASUS just put a Win8 dropdown for my mobo plus a new UEFI BIOS update.

I checked on ASUS site for my system now, no Windows 8 in the drop down :<

I checked for the Mobo "P6X58D-E", the laptop "N65VZ" and for the Mobo "E45M1-I DELUXE"

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Hello,

I am trying to install the Intel MEI (Intel Management Engine) for the Asus P9x79 WS motherboard. I have had no issues installing this on Win7 x64. However, when trying to install the drivers in Win 8 x64 from the Asus install CD, I get a OS not supported message. There are no drivers listed on the Asus website for this mobo and Win8, and attempts to get it from other locations, such as Station-drivers, have also failed.

No issue, I should just try and get the drivers from Intel right? Well they don't exactly install either. I get a message stating "This computer does not meet the minimum requirements for installing the software"

Does anyone have any idea on what driver we are supposed to use for this? This is causing both a " Simple Communications Controller " and "Unknown Device" to show up in Device Manager.

Thanks!

A:Asus p9x79 WS, Win8 64, Intel Management Engine install

Am I really the only one having this issue?

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According to the Tutorial, I SHOULD have been able to install Win8 Pro x64 retail onto a Seagate 3TB hard drive. The ASUS P8Z77-V Deluxe mobo has UEFI BIOS on it and recognizes the drive as being 3TB in size.
When I went to install onto the 3TB partition tho, Win8 barfed ans said that it could not install on a GPT partition. When trying to create a 3TB simple volume or MBR partition, the 2TB partition showed up again.
Any ideas?

A:Unable to install Win8 x 64Pro Retail on 3TB GPT drive on ASUS UEFI

Is the installer on a usb stick?

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I have been experiencing intermittent BSOD when it wakes from sleep on my Zenbook running Win 8.

Have not been able to determine the cause and was hoping the smart guys here would be able to point me in the right direction or at least give me an idea of how to study the memory dumps so I can figure it out.

A:Assorted BSOD on Wake from Sleep - Win8 on Asus Zenbook (UX31)

Load the minidumps in windows debugger (windows debugging tools)

It seems you have a problem with your disk or memory.

If you can, replace the hdd (i.e. rip one from an external usb enclosure)
ERROR_CODE: (NTSTATUS) 0xc000000e - A device which does not exist was specified.
DISK_HARDWARE_ERROR: There was error with disk hardware

FAILURE_BUCKET_ID: MEMORY_CORRUPTION_LARGE_4096
BUCKET_ID: MEMORY_CORRUPTION_LARGE_4096
Followup: memory_corruption

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Well, I was asked to fix a several month old win 8 laptop.

I was told it had been interrupted during an update and said no OS found, after getting permission I tried to refresh and when that froze (4% for an hour) reset. Then I loaded a copy of win 8 onto a usb to try a clean install, still nothing. I use a program to wipe it, then try a fresh install again. useless. I try installing win 7, same issue.

No matter what I do I keep getting varients of this \windows\system32\config\system 0xc00000e9 and a message mentioning registry problems.

Any ideas?
Failing that is there any way to more or less erase the registry and start from scratch?

A:Win8 FUBAR-update ruined-registry issue-reinstall useless

If you do a clean install you registry is replaced (along with everything else)

0xc00000e9 tends to indicate a hard drive failure though which may not be good news.

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RELEVANCY SCORE 48.4

Hello, I installed windows 8 pro, and running the Windows Experience in System got a 3.3 due to my old graphics card, so I just got a new HIS Radeon HD6570 card, and that bumped me up to 6.2 WEI. However, it killed my sound when I installed the new graphics card drivers!

Previously, I used the onboard audio of the P6TSE (mini jacks at the back) to connect my speakers with no problem, and great sound. I think the drivers for the new graphics card installed some HD audio devices and want sound out through the S/PDIF port, or the HDMI port.

In bios, I have tried disabling HD Audio, and changing the output from HDMI to S/PDIF...all combos of which don't seem to help.

I downloaded the Realtek update R2.70 and reinstalled the drivers, but still have the same problem...
In Device Manager I currently have:
-Audio inputs and outputs
--Microphone (Logitech Mic)
--Speakers (Realtek High Definition Audio) where driver details v.6.2.9200 16384
-Sound, video and game controllers
--AMD High Definition Audio Device
--Logitech Mic
--Realtek High Definition Audio where driver details v. 6.0.1.6662

I have tried enabling the stereo mix device from the "recording devices" option when right clicking volume control. I also tried disabling the AMD device.

When I run the Realtek sound manager and test the speakers (I have 5.1 running through a home stereo that has a line-in plugged into the main speakers mini jack on the mobo at the back) I only get the test sound from clicking on the ... Read more

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Hello,

I have done the WIN 8 upgrade on a Toshiba L870-156 laptop. The upgrade is OK, but I have no more Toshiba recovery media creator, as the upgrade procedure said that it had to be desinstalled before the upgrade and reinstalled after the upgrade.

I have one big issue : where can I find Toshiba recovery media creator to reinstall it ?

By advance thank you.

A:Upgrade WIN8 on Satellite L870 - Toshiba recovery media creator reinstall

You need to install the Windows 8 version of the Recovery Disc creator. I think it's generic so grab it from the drivers page of one of the new Win8 model notebooks.

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I have an ASUS F3E and the OE went south!
When I insert the installation DVD's it doesn't see them.
The DVD drive sees CD's from XP and bios, but not DVD's, so I can't re-install.
Please help as I need this laptop when i travel?
Thanks,
KBD
 

A:ASUS F3E won't see DVD's to reinstall OE

A quick way if you have another computer that doesnt exactly solve your problem would be to use another computer with alcohol 120 to make an image of the dvd then reburn that image using alcohol 120 and split the image into 700mb portions small enough to fit on several cds. This would allow you to do the install through CD.

As far as fixing the problem can you list the computers specs?
 

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Hey folks,

First off let me say that after close to 2 years this little guy finally gave up its HD. I replaced the old HD and Im trying to re-install Win 8 using a USB Drive but Im having alot of difficulty. I finally got the Bios to recognize my new HD as well as the USB drive but now I get an error code: 0xc0000098 File:\Boot\BCD It states 'The Boot Configuration Data file doesn't contain valid information for an operating system.

Anybody have any ideas. I am fresh out and my frustration level is pretty much pinged on this one.

Asus X200CA (Netbook, no Optical)
Running Windows 8 Pro (For Touch)
4 Gigs Ram
500 Gig HD (Sata)
 

A:Reinstall On an Asus X200CA Netbook.

Sounds like the USB key wasn't created correctly or it's missing some files. How did you create the Windows 8 USB stick?
 

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RELEVANCY SCORE 46.4

Hi people. I have asus eee pc 1005ha. It came with win xp preinstalled, but I formated it to run linux.
Now for some reason I need windows xp back on it. The problem is that there is no recovery partition on the drive nor did it come with a recovery cd.

Also there is no point in ordering a recovery cd from asus since the machine does not have a cd drive anyway.

I do however have the microsoft proof of purchase tag on the laptop which has the product key. is it of any use?

Any way to get back legit winxp? or am i stuck to ubuntu for now?

A:[SOLVED] Reinstall windows xp on asus eee pc

You can get a Windows XP CD or an Asus restore CD and put it on a bootable USB Flash Drive and boot the Flash Drive and reinstall Windows.

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Hello, I am working on an ASUS G75VW, It had a failed HDD, I replaced HDD and Bought OS Restore Discs Directly from ASUS (Win 7 64BIT) When I boot it has the customary "Windows Installing Files" status bar loading, after that is done, it goes to the "Starting Windows" screen where the windows logo forms together, then it goes to a gray screen where I usually see in other OS Reinstalls, "Windows Installing OS Files" with a percentage#, however in this case the gray screen shows nothing and is only on for 3 seconds, then Poof.. Reboot and it starts the whole process over again, I chatted with ASUS they told me to reset BIOS, So I tried to reset BIOS settings, and an alternate new HDD and still same result.. I'm confused.. Any ideas? could it possibly be bad restore disc?
THANKS IN ADVANCE!!
 

A:Solved: ASUS G75VW Will not reinstall OS

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my friend gave me his Asus X205TA so that i can do a clean install of Windows 10 to get rid of all the bloatware. it came with 32 bit and i'm trying to upgrade it to 64 bit. only problem is no matter what i try i can't get this laptop to read the USB drive.

what else can i do. i've tried pretty much everything.

my only option at this point is to take out the HDD and place it inside my desktop and reinstall it that way. however i really don't want to have to resort to this last option since it's a pain having to open up both his laptop and my desktop.

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Our Asus X series laptop (I'll get specific model etc... later when at home and update post) with Win 10 has ceased to function.

It boots up (seemingly) okay, but will not connect to the internet and we can't open any programs.

I can connect to the internet with other devices (smartphones, kids tablets, work's laptop), so it can't be the modem/router.

The laptop has been getting slower and slower over time and I've been meaning to have a browse for potential issues/fixes, but hand is now forced.

My question is whether it is worth running any diagnostic tools on it (if I can get them to run), or do I try and reinstall Win 10 ?

Not being particularly tech savvy I'm not sure what diagnostics would need to be run or even how I go about reinstalling the system, so any/all help and guidance greatly appreciated.
 

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Hello,

I have an Asus EEE PC and I want to make a clean reinstall of it because it is very slow perhaps it has a virus on it. I didn't get any installation DVD, and this EEE pc does not even have DVD drive
Is there a way to get a Windows 7 Starter image like there are for the other versions?and will it be possible to install it with an external dvd drive? Or any other way?

Thanks

A:How to reinstall/backup Windows 7 Starter on Asus EEE PC?

A usb flash drive of at least 4GB would be the way forwards
Have a look at this detailed step by step guide Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7

When complete you will be able to take a system image backup so you never have to do it again

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Hey guys!
I am having problems with a VERY slow laptop. (It is 3 months old.)
The booting and general browsing is slow and lags a lot! D: (I have another thread about that issue.)

So should I format or reinstall my Windows 7? (I don't have any restore points.)
And how do I do this? (I have no clue as I have never done this myself.)
I have don't have a windows 7 CD, as it came with Windows 7 when I bought it.

And do I need a Windows 7 Key to reinstall windows? (Is it the key underneath the laptop?)

Thanks for answers!

A:Formatting or reinstall Windows 7? (Asus, Laptop)

Hi,

The slowness might be solved by just fixing one thing, instead of installing, but its hard to say at this point. It sounds like an OEM (pre-installed) Windows installation? They can be slow because of the bloat-ware on them.

Lets start with this first. What does your system/hardware look like:

System Info - See Your System Specs

Regards,
Golden

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Dear Forum,

I'm using an ASUS A8H Laptop with XP OS and recently repaired the system with the CD and reinstalled SP3 (had massive problems after unistalling IE8 with missing dll's, but that is another story). When all was done it would not recognize several devices (mouse, keyboard, usb-hubs) anymore. Strangely hard discs and flash drives are working in all ports (I also cannot see the ports listed in the device manager anymore). I ran a software to check the ports called CurrPorts 32 which listed countless ports used by unknown software also another software called Rougekiller which also listed problems (can post results if needed separately).
I would very much appreciate if someone could have a look at the following dds.txt and attached zip files as required. I have access to the original Windows XP cd and have an Acronis backup boot cd available. I"m not sure if I did the right thing with the zipped file. The contents are identical to what I posted directly here. Thank you so much in advance:

GMER 1.0.15.15641 - GMER - Rootkit Detector and Remover
Rootkit scan 2012-12-05 06:28:17
Windows 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3 Harddisk0\DR0 -> \Device\Ide\IdeDeviceP0T0L0-3 ST9500325AS rev.0001SDM1
Running: gmer.exe; Driver: C:\DOCUME~1\ADMINI~1\LOCALS~1\Temp\ffeoqpow.sys


---- System - GMER 1.0.15 ----

SSDT BA6E551E ZwCreateKey
SSDT PCTCore.sys (PC Tools KDS Core Driver/PC Tools) ZwCreateProcess [0xB9... Read more

A:ASUS AH8 After Repair and Reinstall of SP3 several devices not working

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It appears you didn't post or attach the logs from dds, DDS.txt and Attach.txt.

You only posted and attached the gmer log.

Press the Windows "logo" key and "R" key then copy/paste the following into the Run box and click OK:

%temp%\dds.txt

A text file should open. Save it to your desktop then copy/paste the contents of that file in your next reply.

Repeat for the following:

%temp%\attach.txt

A text file should open. Save it to your desktop then attach that file to your next reply.

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Im going to do the same with my asus laptop.

ASUSTeK Computer Inc. -Support- Drivers and Download U45JC
I assume here i just download the wireless drivers? The dell xps 8100 you told me to onlly download the wired driver and wireless wasn't necessary. Do i have to download all 6 of these wireless drivers? Or is it only the first one?

A:Clean Reinstall of Asus U45JC-A1 Laptop

Yes, click User CP at top of page you're on, then Edit Options on left hand toolbar, then select a higher number of posts per page in the dropdown menu toward the bottom.

You may need to extract the files first by rightclicking to Extract, otherwise rightclick to Run as Admin.

It says clearly in Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7 to look in Device Manager for which brand wireless Network Adapter you have so you know which one to backup. You are going to need to slow down and read these steps to understand them first, Pauly, not just skate past them.

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Hi,

Over the last few months my Windows 7 ASUS X53E has been getting slower and slower. So the other day I finally got round to using the recovery disk to do a clean wipe of the hard drive and re install Windows. I did this about 18 months ago when I was experiencing the same performance problems and it was as good as new afterwards. However, this time it is just as slow as before. I have given it a few days to see if anything improved after I had installed all of the updates (which took about a total of 12 hours to download and install).

I have read in various places that this could be because of the Hard Drive being on it's last legs, but I have only owned this laptop for 2 and a half years and have never filled any more than a quarter of the 750gb.

Does anyone have any suggestions of ways to speed up my computer to the speed you would expect it to be at when doing a complete wipe of the hard drive?

A:Asus Laptop Still Slow After Windows Reinstall

Hi,
You might try first posting this refresh the score,
Show Us Your WEI [4]

Although reloading windows fresh is a great idea how is the simple maintenance being handled ?
Laptop like desktop are pretty good vacuum cleaners,
When was the last time you opened and really cleaned it ?

Large hdd on a laptop ?
I suppose the w.e.i. will judge that

Also fill in your system spec's page see the link above my sig.

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Have an old asus u45jc-a1 laptop. It has been complete reinstalled a while back. Im using it now for very little since i have a main computer. I wanted to know, do i need to have the asus operating CDs in order to do a complete reformat of my asus laptop?


Because at the moment, i don't know where the CDs are. But could i do this without the CDs? Or would i still need a windows 7 key? But that should be in the bottom of my laptop in the sticker right? Just want to make sure if i need the cds or not. I recalled i had 2 CDs. One was the asus windows 7 CD and the other was the asus utilities cd where you install drivers and webcams etc...

A:Windows 7 Asus Laptop Computer Reinstall Question

You might have a recovery partition, post a full shot of Disk Management

The faster you reply, the faster we can help.

You do not need the Asus disc, but the key on your COA has to be readable so you can activate windows.

Tell us what version of windows is listed on your COA and whether you want 32 or 64 bit and I`ll post a download link.

If you reinstalled windows yourself awhile ago without the Asus disc, and used the COA key, then we can use the current windows key to reactivate, use Speccy to find the key, it`s on the Operating System tab and will be called Serial Number

If your COA is readable, then don`t worry about using Speccy.

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SSD 32gb

Upgrade to win 10 from win 7 had been running fine, but then somehow became corrupted.

I tried to reinstall from my usb. The BIOS recognizes the usb but will not boot. The BIOS does not recognize the SSD.

I was able to boot with gparted, and format to Fat32. I still couldn't boot to the USB.

I was able to partially install ubuntu, but it failed near the end.

There is no DVD drive. I've tried an external USB DVD, using a retail copy of win 7, but the DVD is not seen.

I've used the DVD in the pass to install software.

I've also tried resetting the BIOS to default settings; I've changed the USB config to xchi, and any other manner of changes I can do.

Any help would be appreciated.

A:Asus eeebook x205TA - reinstall system image

This type of eeebook may not be able to use Windows 10.
Eeebook had limited storage, as 32GB is not enough.
If you bought new, go to the service center to let them fix for you.
You are like not knowing much but keep doing the wrong way.
If i am you, i go back to them to fix for me.

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Because the computer got a virus, we had to completely format and re-install windows 7 on our asus A53E laptop

unfortunately it's not without some problems, namely 4 drivers:

"pci simple communications controller" "SM bus controller" "network controller" "ethernet controller"

The driver software installation says 'no driver found'... And it cannot connect to the internet, so it can't even search for them online
 

A:Missing drivers on Asus A53E laptop after reinstall

hiya,if you look under your laptop you should find the "service tag" numbers/letters,go to the asus site,type in your service No's/letters for your machine and it will list the drivers specific for you,download the drivers to flash or disc then transfer to your desktop on the asus and double-click to install.
 

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RELEVANCY SCORE 44.8

We have one of these Laptops which needs to have win7 reinstalled.
The COA sticker is on the laptop.
Can we download win7 and reinstall using that key on the COA?
Windows 7 Home Premium Free Download ISO 32 Bit 64 Bit

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