Series 7, windows 8 installation and drivers

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  1. clubtech

    clubtech Pen Pal - Newbie

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    Ok so i installed windows 8 on the tablet today, it works just fine but there are two drivers missing.

    One is an SM bus controller and another is an known device.
    Anyone knows where i can get the drivers for the tablet (even the windows 7 ones). i could not find any drivers on the Samsung website.
     
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    SMbus controller is probably included in the Intel motherboard drivers.
     
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    So screen rotation and Bluetooth work out of the box with a clean Windows 8 install? Thanks!
     
  6. clubtech

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    Screen rotation is disabled in this version of windows 8. I have not tested BT yet.
     
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    The unknown device is the accelerometer and the missing SM bus device is from the chipset drivers.
     
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    Is the no screen rotation a nuisance when using the tablet?

    I am putting Windows 8 on a bootable USB as I type this and then I will put it on the Series 7 tablet I picked up from the Houston Microsoft Store today. I hope the Windows 8 is more friendly than the Windows 7.
     
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    How did you install it on the tablet.. It doesn't seem to want to finish setup after resetting from Windows 7. I am going to try it once more by booting it with the USB drive, but I did not have any luck with it earlier.
     
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    I booted off the a CD ROM to install. i made sure i take an image of my windows 7 installation before and was able to roll back using the windows 7 recovery CD and the image.

    I had some problems with windows 8 where long press = right click would not work most of the time (using my fingers, with the pen it works every time).
    I am not sure thy this is happening with touch only, i didn't have any issues with touch on the EP121...
     
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