Vivobook 15 R542UQ-Dm153 with Bios X542UQ.309 with upgraded specifications with software 29-04-2020

edited September 2020 in VivoBook
  1. System: Windows 10 Enterprise 64bit build no 18363.815
  2. Battery or AC: Both
  3. Model: X542UQ.309
  4. Frequency of occurrence: Nil
  5. Reset OS: None
  6. Screenshot or video: Yes


Detailed description:

I bought this laptop on 31-01-2018 in Asus exclusive showroom and activated with three years warranty

This laptop comes with intel i5 7200u 2.5 GHz with Nvidia Geforce 940mx 2GB gddr5 , Endless OS , Adata 8GB ddr4 2400Mhz Ram module.

My laptop is using upgraded hardware configurations .

  1. One Samsung 860 EVO M.2 250GB SATA 2280
  2. One Seagate 2.5 inch HDD 2TB 5400 RPM
  3. One Toshiba 2.5 inch HDD 1TB 5400 RPM
  4. Removed Builtin DVD writer
  5. Two Adata 8GB 2400MHZ ddr4 Ram Modules

Currently running windows 10 enterprise 64bit build no 18363.815

Updated Intel Microcode B4 to i5 7200u processor

Installed Office Pro Plus 2019 activated with license key

Modified Certain keys to increase videoram for playing games

Added registry keys to avoid WATCHDOG errors

Installed latest Intel DCH whql driver v26.20.100.8141

Installed latest Nvidia DCH whql driver v27.21.14.5082 Beta version not released to public

Installed Latest Realtek Lan whql driver v10.39.212.2020

Installed Latest Realtek HD audio whql driver v6.0.8924.1

Added USB Secure Fingerprint ELAN device for Windows Hello

Installed System Firmware driver v10.1.2.309 

Installed Asus Precision touchpad driver v12.0.0.31

Installed Asus Wireless radio control driver v1.0.0.12

Installed Asus System Control Interface V2 driver v2.0.20.0

Updated TPM device driver v10.0.18362.815

Installed Intel Managemnet and security application local management device driver v2020.14.0.1499

Installed Intel guard extensions software device driver v2.7.101.2

Installed Intel iCLS device driver v1.60.155.0

Installed Intel management engine interface driver v1952.14


Installed Intel Converged security and Management Engine Firmware v11.8.71.3630

Installed Intel Memory Protection Extension Runtime Driver v1.0.0.12

Intel Chipset whql device driver v10.1.5.3 

Installed Intel Serial IO Controller device drivers v30.100.1943.2

Installed Intel DPTF device drivers v8.7.10200.12510

I always use Vennila Generic DCH Based drivers .

Enabled Windows Defender and securely configured via Group policy editor

Enabled Core memory Integrity Features

Enabled Windows Defender Application Guard

Enabled Windows Defender Application Control

Enabled Windows Defender Application Guard -Exploit Protection Configured securely with Group policy editor

Enabled Windows Defender isolated Browsing

Enabled and using UEFI Secure Boot

Enable Credential Guard and running

Enabled Virtulization Based security and running

Configured some applicatios should not install without my knowledge , so disallowed in Software Restrictions policy in Group policy editor

No Heat , No lags , No BSODs ,No GSODs

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