Feb 26, 2016

ASUS X553MA Windows 7 Installation Drivers


ASUS X553MA pre-installed with windows 8.1 or Windows 10. Actually you can install Windows 7 for this notebook. Before installing Windows 7, you need to change BIOS setting by selecting Windows 7 on OS selection Menu.

Windows 7 Installation:

1. upon power on press F2 to enter BIOS.
2. using arrow key select ADVANCE.
3. On OS selection, select Windows 7.
4. Press F10 and press enter (Save and Exit).
5. Now you can insert Windows 7 installation disk and continue to install windows 7. Just make sure to change the first boot selection.

After that you can install Windows 7 using USB or DVD installation disk. Here are the drivers you need to install for Windows 7. This drivers base on users feedback which already installed Windows 7 on X533MA. Note that every X533MA specs is different depends countries, so you need to choose wireless drivers base on your specification.

Note : The driver listed specifically for WINDOWS 7 64-BIT, however if it compatible with 32-bit I will mention it as a side note.

Chipset :
Intel Chipset Installation Utility version
The original Windows 8 drivers actually support Windows XP, Vista, 7 and 8
Windows 7 32-bit : Download
Windows 7 64- bit:  Download

Intel TXE : Trusted Execution Manager

Latest from Intel:
Download (32/64-bit)
(TXE Requires Microsoft's Kernel-Mode Driver Framework (KMDF) version 1.11 update for Windows 7 is installed first.

ASUS ATK Driver Version
The original Windows 8 drivers compatible with Windows 7.

Realtek High Definition Audio Driver
Windows automatically installed generic audio drivers which work just fine, here is driver from ASUS:

you can install the latest audio drivers from Realtek official website: (click agree to term and condition and you will redirected to the download page)
Windows 7 32-bit and 64-bit

Card Reader
Realtek Car Reader Driver Version 6.2.9200.27040
This is the original Windows 8 driver and compatible with windows 7
or use this one, older version from ASUS: Download

LAN - Ethernet
Realtek PCIe FE family controller.
The version that worked is and I found the link posted by Lenovo, so the permission to use this driver from Lenovo is your own responsibility. The best way to get the latest driver is to get it from Realtek Official website;
Windows 7 32-bit and 64-bit
Download (Realtek Website)
Download (Lenovo FTP)

Smart Gesture
ASUS Smart Gesture

Downloads for Intel® HD Graphics for 3rd Generation Intel® Core™ Processors
Version :
Download from Intel Website : Download
Download from ASUS : Download

You need to choose base on your specification. The most widely use Wireless for this model is Atheros AR5xxx/9xxx (xxx refer to wild card number).

Atheros Wireless Driver : Download
Ralink Wireless LAN Driver : Download 
Realtek Wireless Driver : Download
Broadcom Wireless LAN Driver : Download 

You cas use your original windows 8 drivers for wireless, it should work. If not force installation using device manager.

Select base on your wireless, IF you are using atheros wireless, it mean you are using Atheros Bluetooth.

Atheros Bluetooth Driver : Download
Ralink Bluetooth LAN Driver : Download
Realtek Bluetooth Driver : Download 
Broadcom Bluetooth LAN Driver : Download 

USB 3.0
USB 3.0 automatically detetced by Windows 7, if you need the drivers get it from here: