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Windows 7: Asus Laptop Windows 7 Clean Install Help

14 Jul 2011   #11
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Do you use the Asus Recovery Disk to reinstall Windows 7?


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14 Jul 2011   #12
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Hello again mate.


Have a look at this tutorial at the link below.

Clean Install : Factory COA Activation Key
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14 Jul 2011   #13
dynamite140

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by theog View Post
Do you use the Asus Recovery Disk to reinstall Windows 7?

yes i did. It went great. My problem is when i put the Asus Driver CD, it never runs the cd at all.
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14 Jul 2011   #14
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

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When you reinstall with Asus Recovery, all software & Drivers are installed aswell.

Do you have drivers missing in Device Manager.
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14 Jul 2011   #15
dynamite140

Windows 7
 
 

HOw do i check theog?
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14 Jul 2011   #16
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

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Asus Laptop Windows 7 Clean Install Help-device-manager.png


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14 Jul 2011   #17
dynamite140

Windows 7
 
 

hey i got the cd to work finally after doing the install all over again.



For device manager... i have the yellow exclamation point for

Standard VGA Graphics Adapter

PCI simple communicaiotns controller

Unknown device



I try to right click and update driver but it says its updated already which it isn't...
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14 Jul 2011   #18
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

Go to the Support Downloads webpage for your model Asus computer, download and install the display driver and Fax Modem (Simple Communications device).

Look over the list of drivers on the webpage to see what is missing as that will most likely be the unknown Device.

To trace the Unknown Device if necessary, follow these steps: Hardware Identification

Enable hardware auto-updating then watch optional Windows Updates for newer drivers: Automatically get recommended drivers and updates for your hardware
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