ASUS MAXIMUS VIII HERO Driver Download (Official)

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The MAXIMUS VIII HERO is a common computer motherboard manufactured by ASUS. Update now to fix problems such as frequent crashing, computer shuts off unexpectedly, no audio or no video, or a blank screen on start up. This version of "" is rated (5 out of 5 stars) based on 28 downloads and 4 reviews. Compatibility for this driver update includes PCs running Windows operating systems such as Windows 11 and Windows 10. The total disk space used for this update is 102.6 MB.

4 Ratings

Supported Models




Supported Operating Systems

Windows 11, Windows 10 (64 bit)

File Name

Versions (2-Aug-2016)

Additional Notes

Management Engine Driver File

Uploaded By

Sharmila (DG Staff Member) on 30-May-2017

Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
AsusSetup.exe 3.7 MB 22 Oct 2015
AsusSetup.exe.manifest 1.1 KB 7 Nov 2014
AsusSetup.ini 1.6 KB 14 Apr 2015
Consumer.md5 2.2 KB 1 Jun 2016
Hotfix_X64/AsusSetup.exe 1.2 MB 9 Sep 2013
Hotfix_X64/AsusSetup.exe.manifest 1.0 KB 28 Aug 2013
Hotfix_X64/AsusSetup.ini 637 bytes 28 Feb 2014
Hotfix_X64/KB2685811/AsusSetup.exe 1.2 MB 9 Sep 2013
Hotfix_X64/KB2685811/AsusSetup.exe.manifest 1.0 KB 28 Aug 2013
Hotfix_X64/KB2685811/AsusSetup.ini 1.8 KB 20 Apr 2015
Hotfix_X64/KB2685811/Install.bat 120 bytes 10 Mar 2014
Hotfix_X64/KB2685811/kmdf-1.11-Win-6.1-x64.msu 810.2 KB 3 Mar 2014
Hotfix_X86/AsusSetup.exe 1.2 MB 9 Sep 2013
Hotfix_X86/AsusSetup.exe.manifest 1.0 KB 28 Aug 2013
Hotfix_X86/AsusSetup.ini 652 bytes 28 Feb 2014
Hotfix_X86/KB2685811/AsusSetup.exe 1.2 MB 9 Sep 2013
Hotfix_X86/KB2685811/AsusSetup.exe.manifest 1.0 KB 28 Aug 2013
Hotfix_X86/KB2685811/AsusSetup.ini 1.8 KB 20 Apr 2015
Hotfix_X86/KB2685811/Install.bat 120 bytes 10 Mar 2014
Hotfix_X86/KB2685811/kmdf-1.11-Win-6.1-x86.msu 728.5 KB 3 Mar 2014
Install/AsusSetup.exe 3.7 MB 22 Oct 2015
Install/AsusSetup.exe.manifest 1.1 KB 7 Nov 2014
Install/AsusSetup.ini 17.2 KB 1 Jun 2016
Install/English.ini 200 bytes 20 Aug 2010
Install/French.ini 224 bytes 20 Aug 2010
Install/German.ini 230 bytes 20 Aug 2010
Install/IntelMEFWVer.dll 18.7 KB 25 May 2016
Install/Japanese.ini 202 bytes 20 Aug 2010
Install/Korean.ini 190 bytes 28 Nov 2012
Install/MUP.xml 31.9 KB 25 May 2016
Install/Russian.ini 206 bytes 20 Dec 2011
Install/Schinese.ini 118 bytes 8 Nov 2010
Install/SetupME.exe 95.6 MB 25 May 2016
Install/Spanish.ini 242 bytes 20 Dec 2011
Install/Tchinese.ini 112 bytes 20 Aug 2010

How to Update MAXIMUS VIII HERO Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the MAXIMUS VIII HERO driver, click the green download button above. After you complete your download, move on to Step 2.

If the driver listed is not the right version or operating system, search our driver archive for the correct version. Enter ASUS MAXIMUS VIII HERO into the search box above and then submit. In the results, choose the best match for your PC and operating system.

Tech Tip: If you are having trouble deciding which is the right driver, try the ASUS Driver Update Utility. It is a software utility which automatically finds and downloads the right driver.

To find the newest driver, you may need to visit the ASUS website. Most major device manufacturers update their drivers regularly.

Step 2 - Install Your Driver

Once you have downloaded your new driver, you'll need to install it. In Windows, use a built-in utility called Device Manager, which allows you to see all of the devices recognized by your system, and the drivers associated with them.

How to Open Device Manager

  • In Windows 11, Windows 10 & Windows 8.1, right-click the Start menu and select Device Manager

  • In Windows 8, swipe up from the bottom, or right-click anywhere on the desktop and choose "All Apps" -> swipe or scroll right and choose "Control Panel" (under Windows System section) -> Hardware and Sound -> Device Manager

  • In Windows 7, click Start -> Control Panel -> Hardware and Sound -> Device Manager

  • In Windows Vista, click Start -> Control Panel -> System and Maintenance -> Device Manager

  • In Windows XP, click Start -> Control Panel -> Performance and Maintenance -> System -> Hardware tab -> Device Manager button

How to Install a driver from Device Manager

  1. Locate the device and model that is having the issue and double-click on it to open the Properties dialog box.

  2. Select the Driver tab.

  3. Click the Update Driver button and follow the instructions.

In most cases, you will need to reboot your computer in order for the driver update to take effect.

Tech Tip: Driver downloads and updates come in a variety of file formats with different file extensions. For example, you may have downloaded an EXE, INF, ZIP, or SYS file. Each file type has a slighty different installation procedure to follow.

For more help, visit our Driver Support Page for step-by-step videos on how to install drivers for every file type.

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