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Bluetooth driver 7.4.0.125 doesn't install. I've double clicked on setup.exe and selected language but the Bluetooth driver setup never starts.
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The new 3202 bios update for the Asus P8Z68-V Pro was a real bugger to install. Major overhaul to the UEFI layout though.
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The new 3202 bios update for the Asus P8Z68-V Pro was a real bugger to install. Major overhaul to the UEFI layout though.
How was it a pain to install? I just copied the BIOS file to a USB drive and used the EZ Flash utility in the BIOS to install it.
post #594 of 1418
I was pretty sure it pooched the motherboard, system restarted multiple times, it looked like it had hung at one point as well.It eventually rebooted and indicated it was functional (I had to do a couple of restarts, which you never do when updating).

Everything is fine now but it was very different from any other bios update I have ever done.
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I was pretty sure it pooched the motherboard, system restarted multiple times, it looked like it had hung at one point as well.It eventually rebooted and indicated it was functional (I had to do a couple of restarts, which you never do when updating).

Everything is fine now but it was very different from any other bios update I have ever done.


Did you get the right bios? Did you F5 to set optimized defaults prior to flashing? Did you use ezflash from the UEFI interface to flash the bios? These are the three most important steps to take when updating and not doing so can result in the complications you've described. The currently recommended bios for the non G3 V-Pro is 3203 and 3201 for the V-Pro G3 board and neither is 3202. Seems to me the 3202 was/is for the Gen3 board which I assume you don't have based on what I see in you sig rig. I know the two are easily confused and shame on Intel for this but I suppose their could be a typo here or something. I have used other mfg bios to flash an EVGA bios back in the NV680 chipset days so maybe I'm missing something here.

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post #596 of 1418
Sorry I meant 3203, a typo. It is the correct bios for my board. It was just a bugger to install.
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Display Sleep/resume works like a dream under linux, suspend resume does not work. I'm stumped.


 

Windows has more control over sleep resume and power saving features as it cooperates with the system bios and Linux is less complex. So proper configuration is more important. I don't use sleep/resume/or hibernation and turn it all off/disabled so I'm not the best source for how to configure but I do know You may need to augment windows power management  settings especially if it's set to Performance preset now. Depending on those settings you may need to adjust what mode to use in you UEFI as well for example C1E C3 or C6 states. You could try disabling C3 & C6 states and use the most common C1E but again I'm not absolutely sure in this.
 

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Bluetooth driver 7.4.0.125 doesn't install. I've double clicked on setup.exe and selected language but the Bluetooth driver setup never starts.


I would first go into Device manager and make sure the drive did or did not update beyond that I would go into the UEFI bios and make sure Bluetooth is enabled. If it's not then the install may not recognize that you have Bluetooth on your system, therefore the install quits on you because of that. GL and report back.

 


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Currently I just run stock with turbo boost to 4.6 but I want to see if I can make the 5ghz mark. I see a lot of z68 boards making it up there with 2600k i7 so I shouldnt have any issues but should I get all the bios updates before I make any changes? CPU-Z shows date 9/19/2011 I am sure there are updates since then.
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Currently I just run stock with turbo boost to 4.6 but I want to see if I can make the 5ghz mark. I see a lot of z68 boards making it up there with 2600k i7 so I shouldnt have any issues but should I get all the bios updates before I make any changes? CPU-Z shows date 9/19/2011 I am sure there are updates since then.

Fill in your system specs so we can better help you.

It really depends on the type of cooling and the chip you have. Some can do 5GHz at decent voltages, others not so much. As for the BIOS, I would update it but that's just my OCD saying that.
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