Solved Asus Maximus iv Extreme windows 8 problem(in need of urgent help) Tags: Asus Motherboards Windows 8 Last response: October 20, 2013 9:27 AM in Motherboards Share kringtan October 20, 2013 8:58:40 AM Hi i'm not sure if i have to update my motherboard first to install windows 8 on a new drive first or just go ahead with a normal installation. Experts Please help! More about : asus maximus extreme windows problem urgent aznricepuff a b V Motherboard October 20, 2013 9:01:04 AM You should not need to update the BIOS to install windows 8. m 0 l kringtan October 20, 2013 9:05:38 AM aznricepuff said:You should not need to update the BIOS to install windows 8. Will there be compatibility issues? m 0 l Related resources Need HELP with Asus Maximus IV Extreme Ram Problem. - Forum Asus Rampage iv extreme black edition chipset driver problem [Windows 8.1] - Forum Swap ASUS mobo P8Z77-V LX with Maximus IV Extreme Z - Forum ASUS P8P67 Pro vs. Maximus IV Extreme - Forum Asus Crosshair IV Extreme Windows 8 - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer aznricepuff a b V Motherboard October 20, 2013 9:10:16 AM Ok, let me clarify. If your motherboard and BIOS are super old, you may run into compatibility issues. Specifically, windows 8 requires your BIOS to have something called DEP enabled. So make sure that is the case before trying to install windows 8. What motherboard and BIOS revision do you have currently? m 0 l kringtan October 20, 2013 9:24:33 AM aznricepuff said:Ok, let me clarify. If your motherboard and BIOS are super old, you may run into compatibility issues. Specifically, windows 8 requires your BIOS to have something called DEP enabled. So make sure that is the case before trying to install windows 8. What motherboard and BIOS revision do you have currently? I wouldn't need a boot drive to get into the bios, so i can just flash the latest bios and windows 8 compatible update right? My bios hasn't been updated since i bought it.(launch period) m 0 l Best solution aznricepuff a b V Motherboard October 20, 2013 9:27:24 AM Yes, you can flash your BIOS with just the mobo and a PSU. You don't even need to turn the computer on to do it. Share Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Network Driver problem with new Maximus IV Extreme Rev. 3 2700k HELP! Forum ASUS Maximus IV Extreme-Z memory problems Forum SolvedNeed help deciding between ASUS P9X79-E WS ASUS RAMPAGE IV extreme black Forum SolvedEVGA P67 FTW mobo Vs. Asus Maximus IV Extreme-Z Forum SolvedAsus maximus iv extreme-v - Amd Cpu Forum SolvedAsus Maximus IV Extreme question. Forum Maximus iv extreme-z problems please help Forum SolvedAsus Maximus IV Extreme-Z shuts down randomly Forum SolvedAsus Maximus Extreme IV won't boot after cleaning Forum ASUS MAXIMUS V EXTREME SLI X4/X8 problem Forum Asus maximus iv extreme-z doesn't power on Forum Asus Rampage IV Black Edition vs Asus Maximus VI Extreme Forum SolvedASUS : Maximus IV Extreme vs Rampage IV Extreme Forum SolvedMaximus IV Extreme-Z Vs. P8Z68 DELUXE? Forum SolvedGaming rig with ASUS Maximus IV Extreme-Z LGA 1155 Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !