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Windows 8 and Easy Settings?

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January 16, 2013 3:14:55 PM

Can anyone tell me if it's possible to run Samsung Easy Settings (the app which controls Fn key funcions, such as brightness and volume adjustment in laptops) under Windows 8 (Pro x64)?

I have a Series 3 notebook, and in the drivers/software section in Samsung Support page for my laptop (NP300E4A-BD2BR), there's no Easy Settings (ES) specific software package for Windows 8, only Windows 7 flavour (both x86 and x64). I can't install Windows 7 ES under 8 because the OS refuses to do so, due to incompatibility, even under Windows 7 compatibility mode or as admin.There's an application for Windows 8 released by Samsung called "SW Update", which is a driver manager and finder, however, there is still no sight of Easy Settings available for download in such app.

Due to lack of ES support in Windows 8, I had to revert back to Windows 7 (which I'm running now) , and still can't use Windows 8 because of this.So, did anyone face the same issue as mine, do you know if there's a workaround or an ES version which I can install on Window 8?Thanks in advance.

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January 16, 2013 4:57:10 PM

Ask Samsung...ONLY THEY will know...

All the best Brett :) 

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January 16, 2013 6:38:03 PM

It most definitely is. I have the 17" chronos 7 series with a GT 650M and it works flawlessly.
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January 18, 2013 3:31:50 PM

Hey guys, nevermind.I reinstalled Windows 8 Pro x64 and the Settings package works great now, there were some features missing when I tried for the last time, but it works now.Thanks for the help, I request closing this thread.
January 18, 2013 3:31:51 PM

Best answer selected by ksio89.