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post #1381 of 1418
Oh well the problem still remains with the latest bios:

I don' t know if i should update, the main problem i have had through all these years is sometimes my microsoft ergonomic keyboard 4000 is not recognized (USB), i have already bought like 4 in all these years and stil have the same issue.


I'd love to know if the culprit is the mobo, the keyboard model or windows 7.....
post #1382 of 1418
With Windows 10 around the corner I had a question. Would it be better to have a clean install of Windows 8.1 with all its MAXIMUS IV GENE-Z Motherboard drivers or would it be better to do a clean install of Windows 10 and find compatible MAXIMUS IV GENE-Z Motherboard Drivers? I don't see any drivers yet that say Windows 10 compatible. Thanks

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Any word on if Windows 10 drivers will be made available for our old z68 boards?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Celcius View Post

Any word on if Windows 10 drivers will be made available for our old z68 boards?

Did you go ahead and try yet? I upgraded my windows 8.1 laptop to 10 and it was an improvement, but I dont think 10 is good enough to leave 7. 8.1 yes, 10 no. Just my $0.02.
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No, I chatted with one of the asus reps and he said that they were working on WIndows 10 drivers for the z68 motherboards but he couldn't say when they would be ready. For now I'm still on windows 7.
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New Intel ME Firmware available (both 1.5M & 5M) => v8.1.65.1568
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Version 8.1.65.1586
-First ME FW 8.1 version to be released to support ME Software V11.0 for the Windows 10 launch.
-Fixed an issue where receiving a malformed packet in the Management Engine Network stack could trigger and denial of service.
-Implemented HDCP 2.2 Errata for Intel(R) WiDi support.
post #1387 of 1418
So I've installed Windows 10 and I'm using a z68 motherboard (Asus z68v-pro gen3). Everything is great, except that I've noticed my ssd's aren't performing as great as they were under windows 7 (in samsung magician, my IOPS are low). There aren't any windows 10 drivers available for my mobo and it won't let me install the windows 8.1 drivers... Is there a generic windows 10 intel z68 management engine driver that I could install and try?

edit: nevermind, I just downloaded the win 8.1 intel rapid storage technology driver for my mobo and now everything is normal biggrin.gif
Edited by Celcius - 9/28/15 at 4:26pm
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After playing with windows 10 on my ultrabook for a few weeks, I decided to go back to windows 7. Its just too good. Will not be upgrading to 10 any time soon for all my aging hardware.

I think if I were to buy a new laptop (say, surface pro 4) I'd be keen on windows 10 since OEMs are designing for it. Otherwise on legacy hardware, 7 is still where I want to be.
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After playing with windows 10 on my ultrabook for a few weeks, I decided to go back to windows 7. Its just too good. Will not be upgrading to 10 any time soon for all my aging hardware.

I think if I were to buy a new laptop (say, surface pro 4) I'd be keen on windows 10 since OEMs are designing for it. Otherwise on legacy hardware, 7 is still where I want to be.

Good to know. I was thinking the same thing. I have not taken Microsoft up on their free offer to upgrade to 10. However, my new build may go that route. What issues were you experiencing with Win10?
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post #1390 of 1418
In my case, I've been using Win10 for 1 month now and "cero" complaints here, realy pleased with its performance and behaviour (got to get used to the mixed control panel though)

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