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Can't download drivers with new Windows 8.1 installation - "Your computer does not meet the minimum requirements for installing this software"

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Hi guys,

I just formatted my PC and installed Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit but I can't seem to install any drivers, other than the graphics ones. Whenever I try it says "Your computer does not meet the minimum requirements for installing this software". I've tried chipset, LAN and USB 3.0 which all have the same result.

I went onto the Asus website and tried downloading from this page here:
http://support.asus.com/Download.aspx?SLanguage=en&m=P8Z68-V&p=1&s=39

Am I doing something dumb here? I have no idea what's going wrong...

Thanks for any help
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If I go into device manager and then right-click everything and update that way, does that ensure it's all properly up to date? Don't really know how this works...
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Are you sure you don't Windows 8.1 32-bit installed and then you're attempting to install 64-bit drivers?

Also, the drivers you mentioned you're having trouble with are for this Motherboard (P8Z68-V ) listed in your sig, right?
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Are you sure you don't Windows 8.1 32-bit installed and then you're attempting to install 64-bit drivers?

Also, the drivers you mentioned you're having trouble with are for this Motherboard (P8Z68-V ) listed in your sig, right?

Yup I definitely have Windows 8.1 64-bit installed and am downloading those drivers, and yes the computer is the one in my sig.

The LAN, USB3 and Realtek HD Audio drivers all installed correctly now, but still not luck with the chipset.
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post #5 of 5
"Your computer does not meet the minimum requirements" means it can't find the hardware the drivers are for, which almost always means they aren't the right drivers.
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