Spec is same as this link . Just different Color and Model #.
When i switched On it was Windows 8 and it prompted for Initial setup and everything is done. After setup it restarted and it logged in Windows 8. I was curious to see what Hardware spec of the Laptop and went into Device Manager and Found 2 devices under Unknow devices section. One said PCIe device other Unknow device. There was no driver CD provided, but in C Drive, i did see eSupport Folder which had all the drivers. So I updated the drivers for these device by choosing eSupport Folder and it detected unknown device as Asus Wireless Radio switch and installed driver, but PCIe device is still showing as Unknown devices. I looked up Drivers Folder and see that they have K45 model drivers. When i run the asus utility, it says it can't be installed on this machine.
Also I thought of installing Windows 7, I am not able to enter into BIOS with F2 key press on startup. On Restart, it shows ASUS logo and immediately goes to Win 8.
I called Asus Support, they provided steps to backup my system by going thru control panel but it keep saying to insert Windows Disk. I do see a Recovery Partition on HDD. So they finally said to ship it back to them and even its under warranty they wanted me to ship it to them and shipping charge paid by me.
Is this how Asus Warranty works?
Is there any other option available to get into BIOS?
Laptop runs Fast and good. I believe if any issue occurs then no option to restore. Planning to return back to Bestbuy but for the Price, I can get it serviced with Asus.
What would be good bet?