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Forgottenbhs
10-31-2012, 02:42 PM
http://support.asus.com/Download.aspx?SLanguage=en&m=G55VW&p=3&s=397

Downloading now, will post back with results.

Forgottenbhs
10-31-2012, 03:49 PM
Ok! So in safe mode I uninstalled all Windows 7 drivers that I was using, ran Ccleaner and wiped registry entries for deleted programs and finally installed the new Windows 8 drivers. Everything seems to be running very well.

ggBanks
10-31-2012, 08:13 PM
I will keep posted as well! On my way to download FINALYYYYYYYYYYYY!!!! Thank you ASUS, just... thank you.

Arvinaaaaa
10-31-2012, 09:21 PM
the drivers works like a charm on my g55, thank you asus

ggBanks
11-01-2012, 06:54 AM
The Bluetooth driver gave me a BSOD during installation. And I didn't notice any USB 3.0 drivers. I will try and remove all of the previous drivers now, refresh my win 8 run the CCleaner and install the new ones. I hope this will fix everything.

P.S. ASUS Wireless Control cannot install!
P.S. P.S. The Fn keys do not show the pictures on the screen anymore!

iBoody
11-01-2012, 11:50 AM
Without any troubles, you can simply re-used the Win 7 Wireless Control util. and for Bluetooth, Windows updated mine (via windows update) to a correct one. So no need to break the head over it. As you mentioned, current ATK package doesn't seems quiet nice with the 'Fn' key associate images. So I re-used Win7 Package just as a personal preference ;)

So far so good...


The Bluetooth driver gave me a BSOD during installation. And I didn't notice any USB 3.0 drivers. I will try and remove all of the previous drivers now, refresh my win 8 run the CCleaner and install the new ones. I hope this will fix everything.

P.S. ASUS Wireless Control cannot install!
P.S. P.S. The Fn keys do not show the pictures on the screen anymore!

ggBanks
11-01-2012, 12:51 PM
Ok, today I installed Bluetooth and without any problem. Idk what happened yesterday :confused:
I used Wireless Console from the Win7 drivers and it works flawlessly.
And the Fn keys, I am willing to look the other way this time. I don't really care that much about the stupid pictures.
But still no USB 3.0 drivers!!! I don't like that :(

Forgottenbhs
11-01-2012, 02:51 PM
Ok, today I installed Bluetooth and without any problem. Idk what happened yesterday :confused:
I used Wireless Console from the Win7 drivers and it works flawlessly.
And the Fn keys, I am willing to look the other way this time. I don't really care that much about the stupid pictures.
But still no USB 3.0 drivers!!! I don't like that :(

USB3.0 drivers should be built in with Windows 8.

ggBanks
11-01-2012, 06:40 PM
Thank you for your answer Forgottenbhs. One less thing to worry about :)

Kamil
11-02-2012, 02:47 AM
Should I install the Windows 8 drivers before upgrading, or after? Or some before and some after?

ggBanks
11-02-2012, 08:21 AM
Uninstall all existing Windows 7 rivers upgrade to Windows 8, and then install all Windows 8 drivers.