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  1. MattyB

    M18x-R2 not detecting 980m

    Hi. Did you set the BIOS to pure UEFI? This means setting the Legacy ROM and Secure boot to Disabled. Possibly the Fast Boot too
  2. MattyB

    Mx18 R2

    Hello. Yes the graphics card is replaceable on the M18x R2 and usually the GTX 1070 is the best upgrade for price/performance. I’ve never played the game you mentioned though so you’re best to check the recommended specs. You are probably best off selling the laptop to invest in a desktop but...
  3. MattyB

    Area 51 R1 Alien Head won’t turn off after shutdown

    Awesome news!
  4. MattyB

    Area 51 R1 Alien Head won’t turn off after shutdown

    It sounds like it thinks it's in sleep or hibernate mode rather than shut down. Not sure if I can be much help but @Cass-Olé will probably know a trick or two
  5. MattyB

    Alienware Aurora R7 Door Contact Broken

    Are you able to post a photo of the damage? Maybe it's repairable. Other than that I think eBay would be your only real bet or maybe Aliexpress
  6. MattyB

    Aurora mALX Help needed

    Great find and well done getting it working again. I can't help with drivers though sorry.
  7. MattyB

    2009 M17-R1

    If you were in Australia then I'd be interested. I have some parts for an old R1 but not a full working one. eBay is probably your best bet but the demand on these older laptops is dropping more and more as there aren't as many older Alienware fans like me anymore.
  8. MattyB

    keyboard lighting

    Glad you got it sorted.
  9. MattyB

    m15x FX lights

    Did the keyboard lights work previously? There was a non-backlit version of the Area-51 M15x keyboard.
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    For Sale - Legacy (Pre-Dell) m15x

    Good luck with the sale. It's a pretty high price to be honest but you may get a collector who wants to add it to a collection.
  11. MattyB

    m15x FX lights

    Did you find the right one? I have no experience with the pre-Dell Area-51 M15x sorry
  12. MattyB

    m15x FX lights

    What laptop do you have? What are the specs?
  13. MattyB

    keyboard lighting

    If you check the taskbar icon tray you should have a green or red Alien head. If the head is green you can right click it and set it to Go Dark. This will turn off your lights. If you don't have an Alien head then you may not have the Command Center application installed. Use your Service Tag...
  14. MattyB

    M17x R4 unlocked BIOS

    I've put the A11 Unlocked BIOS and flashing tools into this Dropbox folder. Hopefully you can access it fine https://www.dropbox.com/sh/3u0hqst2cg7276t/AACxTHilIBnYk9_YaEF_hN6-a?dl=0 Check Method 2 installation instructions in the TechInferno link below...
  15. MattyB

    Aurora R11 Seems to Hang on Reboot

    Awesome. Best to keep those Dell 'techs' far away unless it's absolutely required.
  16. MattyB

    Aurora R11 Seems to Hang on Reboot

    I haven't had an Alienware desktop since the R4 but I'm assuming you can still do the ePSA diagnostic. Press F12 during post to get into the Boot Menu and select the Diagnostic. If you have a hardware issue it should hopefully find it, but it doesn't always.
  17. MattyB

    Aurora R11 Seems to Hang on Reboot

    Unfortunately, in most countries, Dell 'techs' are just guys from local PC repair stores that are contracted with Dell. Most of them have no experience with Alienware laptops or desktops and often do more harm than good.
  18. MattyB

    Aurora R11 Seems to Hang on Reboot

    I would contact Dell Support again and make sure they get it fixed properly. If it hangs while Windows is loading then it's possible you'll need to do a system restore or reinstall Windows from scratch. Also, never flash a BIOS update using Support Assist. It has been causing lots of system...
  19. MattyB

    Aurora R4 tower RGB lights

    No problem. Hopefully you get it working.
  20. MattyB

    Aurora R4 tower RGB lights

    Hello, Have a read through this one https://www.alienowners.com/threads/how-to-install-command-center-for-a-non-alienware-motherboard.7119/
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