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Make sure the USB drive is showing in the BBS list. If not, add it.


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in the bios boot menu, scroll down and select boot override for the UEFI listing of the stick, thumb.gif
Totally figured it out. I was clicking the UEFI labelled usb, when I should have been clicking the actual usb itself... I feel dumb.
post #1752 of 5772
Well, SOS.
After getting windows 7 installed, everything was going fine, was updating drivers etc.
All of a sudden I get a BSOD and after a restart I get a the qcode 04
The manual says its pch initialization before microcode loading
And I have no idea what that is. Google has failed me, and at this point, I don't know what to do.
I've removed the GPU, unplugged all the SATA ports, and tried clearing CMOS, but it keeps hanging at 04. Can't even get into the UEFI.
Any ideas?
post #1753 of 5772
Just a quick question.

Does anyone here use Station drivers for the chipset/mei/rst drivers etc....?

http://www.station-drivers.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1507:maximus-viii-hero&catid=168:intel-z170s&Itemid=169&lang=en


There is always newer ones on there than is on the asus support site. I used station drivers for my old mobo but that was because they were never updated on asus support anymore.


Any recommendations?
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Just a quick question.

Does anyone here use Station drivers for the chipset/mei/rst drivers etc....?

http://www.station-drivers.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1507:maximus-viii-hero&catid=168:intel-z170s&Itemid=169&lang=en


There is always newer ones on there than is on the asus support site. I used station drivers for my old mobo but that was because they were never updated on asus support anymore.


Any recommendations?
Having a lot of Gigabyte boards, I've always kept an eye on the Overclocking Programs thread over on the TweakTown Gigabyte forum...Stasio does a good job of finding drivers all over, and one of the sources he uses is station-drivers.
But having said that, I don't upgrade every driver to the latest constantly.
On my Hero I do have the latest ME firmware and driver though. The manufacturers usually include newer ME firmware in new BIOS versions but it can be done from a command prompt. I didn't find the 1001 BIOS that friendly so I just went back to 902 and updated the ME myself.
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Having a lot of Gigabyte boards, I've always kept an eye on the Overclocking Programs thread over on the TweakTown Gigabyte forum...Stasio does a good job of finding drivers all over, and one of the sources he uses is station-drivers.
But having said that, I don't upgrade every driver to the latest constantly.
On my Hero I do have the latest ME firmware and driver though. The manufacturers usually include newer ME firmware in new BIOS versions but it can be done from a command prompt. I didn't find the 1001 BIOS that friendly so I just went back to 902 and updated the ME myself.

That would be cool. I am also on 902 due to the adaptive. How do I update the firmware via command prompt?
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That would be cool. I am also on 902 due to the adaptive. How do I update the firmware via command prompt?
Will send PM.
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Well, SOS.
After getting windows 7 installed, everything was going fine, was updating drivers etc.
All of a sudden I get a BSOD and after a restart I get a the qcode 04
The manual says its pch initialization before microcode loading
And I have no idea what that is. Google has failed me, and at this point, I don't know what to do.
I've removed the GPU, unplugged all the SATA ports, and tried clearing CMOS, but it keeps hanging at 04. Can't even get into the UEFI.
Any ideas?

clear cmos and see if it shows up again...
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Anyone installing these AS Media Drivers? When I built my machine the first time, On BIOS 504, I didn't have any issues. I didn't install these ASMEDIA USB drivers though, I tried to install one of those Realsense cameras and was having issues with it not initializing on a cold boot so I decided to install the ASMEDIA drivers to see if that helped. It didn't of course but now I have other issues. My Keyboard lights stay on all the time and my Numlock refuses to stay on at boot. I know these are minor issues but the only things that has chaned is the BIOS (504 to 1101) and installing the ASMedia drivers on a clean install. The Numlock issue shows up before the ASMEDIA drivers though so that appears to be related to the BIOS , the keyboard lights staying on appears to be ASMEDIA driver related. Very Minor issues I know but just wondering if anyone else sees this weird behavior.
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Just a quick question.

Does anyone here use Station drivers for the chipset/mei/rst drivers etc....?

http://www.station-drivers.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1507:maximus-viii-hero&catid=168:intel-z170s&Itemid=169&lang=en


There is always newer ones on there than is on the asus support site. I used station drivers for my old mobo but that was because they were never updated on asus support anymore.


Any recommendations?

My recommendation would be to not worry about such things unless experiencing chipset issues, and stick to the latest drivers certified on the ASUS support page
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Just a quick question.

Does anyone here use Station drivers for the chipset/mei/rst drivers etc....?

http://www.station-drivers.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1507:maximus-viii-hero&catid=168:intel-z170s&Itemid=169&lang=en


There is always newer ones on there than is on the asus support site. I used station drivers for my old mobo but that was because they were never updated on asus support anymore.


Any recommendations?

Just a caution - I DL'd drivers from that website that "supposedly" resolved the issue with W10 and the R4BE/4960x failing adaptive vcore control above 4.5GHz - luckily I had a full image AND a separate registry backup. had to wipe both bios chips and use flashback to get things proper again (still no resolution of the adaptive voltage thing AFAIK)
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