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Just picked up my ROG Swift... I can't get Windows to recognize my Swift though. I am using Windows 8.1 64-bit with a GTX 980 with the latest NVIDIA drivers.

The screen will only show a display during POST where it shows my motherboard splash screen. After that, it will not show anything at all once booted into Windows. I can't get it to be recognized at all. Anyone have any ideas?? frown.gif

Did you use the ASUS_PG278_Windows_8_WHQL from Asus Rog Swift site? ----> H E R E
    
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do a fresh windows install on a new partition on your drive / another disk and install the nvidia drivers. this way you can see whether is a software or hardware problem.
if the problem is fixed via a fresh install, software issue.
alternatively, hardware issue.

That is what I'm doing right now. I've literally tried everything. It makes absolutely no sense whatsoever. My Swift will work fine WITHOUT the NVIDIA drivers, however, as soon as I install them, the screen goes black and I can't get it to display anything for the life of me. Uninstall the drivers, and boom, displays perfectly fine.
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Originally Posted by subyman View Post

Hmmm, I had a similar issue. I changed out my GPUs the same day though, so I thought it was the GPUs. I ended up reinstalling my drivers in safe mode and rebooting. Still had the black screen after the windows logo. I let it sit for a few minutes and it went to the desktop fine. Never had the issue again. Maybe wait a bit longer?

Strange. We'll see. Re-installing Windows now.
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Did you use the ASUS_PG278_Windows_8_WHQL from Asus Rog Swift site? ----> H E R E

I did. Right-clicked it and clicked "install". Nothing happened.

Thanks for the replies guys... I really do hope I can figure this out soon.
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That is what I'm doing right now. I've literally tried everything. It makes absolutely no sense whatsoever. My Swift will work fine WITHOUT the NVIDIA drivers, however, as soon as I install them, the screen goes black and I can't get it to display anything for the life of me. Uninstall the drivers, and boom, displays perfectly fine.

Uninstall the nvidia drivers with the nvidia drivers uninstaller to ensure all the nvidia settings are deleted from the hidden folders and registry and then make a new reinstallation

http://www.guru3d.com/files-details/display-driver-uninstaller-download.html


But since you reinstalled Windows without anything better, check if an update of the bios of your motherboard exists, last time I have seen post of a french user having exact same problem, he fixed by flashing its mobo to latest bios.
Edited by class101 - 10/18/14 at 3:14am
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amazon has another warehouse deal...but it's $36 more than a new one... i just got one from warehouse for $790 and it was sealed and brand new...so someone may want to take the risk and spend $36 more to get it. you can always return it. I'll personally wait and get my 3rd one for $800 or less.
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amazon has another warehouse deal...but it's $36 more than a new one... i just got one from warehouse for $790 and it was sealed and brand new...so someone may want to take the risk and spend $36 more to get it. you can always return it. I'll personally wait and get my 3rd one for $800 or less.
Did the one you ordered say there was less than 5% cosmetic damage on top/side/back of item? Did it say anything about condition?
Edited by y2kcamaross - 10/18/14 at 8:36am
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Just ordered it, let's see what it looks like come Tuesday
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Did the one you ordered say there was less than 5% cosmetic damage on top/side/back of item? Did it say anything about condition?

Yeah it said the same exact thing which was funny... because it was sealed from asus still lol...they just slapped a warehouse sticker on it and sold it for less. i guess it was return, someone had buyer's remorse or something
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Let's hope I get as lucky as you!
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Had to cancel my newegg order since my best buy one supposedly shipped, be prepared to to order it guys!
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That is what I'm doing right now. I've literally tried everything. It makes absolutely no sense whatsoever. My Swift will work fine WITHOUT the NVIDIA drivers, however, as soon as I install them, the screen goes black and I can't get it to display anything for the life of me. Uninstall the drivers, and boom, displays perfectly fine.
Strange. We'll see. Re-installing Windows now.
I did. Right-clicked it and clicked "install". Nothing happened.

Thanks for the replies guys... I really do hope I can figure this out soon.

Alright so...

Completely re-installed Windows 8.1 64-bit. I then booted into safe mode and downloaded the latest NVIDIA drivers. Then, I booted back up into Windows 8.1 and... it worked. Finally said that the G-sync monitor was detected and all was well.

Now there's another problem. The Swift will repeatedly lose connection and re-connect from my PC! It goes into "out of range" and then comes back... then goes away and then comes back. I've tried all the display ports on my GTX 980 and made sure that all connections were good. I've tried unplugging and plugging the power back into the Swift. It will just continue to lose signal and regain it, and lose signal and regain it. And it will also flicker black on the display as well, as if the connection isn't 100%.

It just constantly loses signal and re-gains signal, then loses signal and regains signal. I'm just trying to identify what the issue is here so that I can replace whatever may be causing these issues. Could it be the DisplayPort cable? Or is my Swift defective? I really don't think it's my GTX 980, especially since it outputs to HDMI completely fine and without any issues whatsoever. I've also pretty much ruled out software being an issue due to the fact that I've completely re-installed Windows along with all necessary drivers and the issue still persists.

Also, I have the latest BIOS for my motherboard, and latest NVIDIA drivers for my GTX 980 (even tried older drivers as well, still didn't work)

Any ideas?

EDIT: Here's a pic of it running without any NVIDIA drivers installed whatsoever. Stays on perfectly fine. As soon as I install the drivers, I begin to have issues.


Edited by brandon6199 - 10/18/14 at 11:47am
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