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Asus Xonar Essence ST - Drivers not digitally signed?

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Hello OCN,

I just reformatted my computer and along with that comes reinstalling my beloved Xonar Essence ST. I'm running Windows 7 Home Premium x64 with an Asus Rampage III Gene mobo. Any other specs can be found in my sigrig.

The drivers that came with my card are useless, as I have tried them before and they actually completely messed up my current Windows. I actually had to reformat to get rid of the problem that those drivers caused. I then downloaded the correct drivers from Asus's website, and I got them to work without problems. However, now, with effectively the same exact hardware environment, I cannot get any of the drivers for this card to work.

Basically, I'll install the drivers, then restart my computer. No errors occur during installation, so everything appears to be fine. When I reboot and load into windows again, the driver isn't running and the sound card still shows as not operating correctly in device manager due to this error:

"Windows cannot verify the digital signature for the drivers required for this device. A recent hardware or software change might have installed a file that is signed incorrectly or damaged, or that might be malicious software from an unknown source. (Code 52)"

I've already taken this to the Asus forums looking for an answer, but I was hoping my problem was something that you audio-gurus knew something about.

Thanks for reading
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I had this issue with my wireless adapter... I resolved it, but I can't remember how.
Edited by cuad - 1/16/11 at 11:05pm
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Bump, for great justice. I love my soundcard and my 558's too much to have them being unused.
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You can disable this, by before entering windows press F8. And then there is an option which says: boot windows disable signature..... something like this.
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I would strongly recommend trying the following drivers first:

http://tiny.cc/zi0rk

They can be found at this page: http://brainbit.wordpress.com/2010/0...ified-drivers/

This guy did great work and put the xonar drivers right. Works incredible on my Xonar STX which gave me trouble beforehand.

Just make sure you uninstall/reboot/driversweeper before you install them.


Another option would be to use DSEO to override the driver signing...
Run this program: http://www.ngohq.com/home.php?page=dseo

Enable Windows Test Mode -> Reboot
Install the drivers.
Open the DSEO program again and select Sign System File:
Enter: C:\\Windows\\System32\\drivers\\cmudaxp.sys
Reboot.

If you want to remove the watermark in the corner of your desktop that says test mode, go to option in DSEO to get the utility to remove it.
    
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Thank you, Asus makes great stuff but I've had no luck from their "support". I'll try that custom driver, should work methinks. +rep
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