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    AW 18 & Multiple Monitors

    Hi All Another hard to answer question follows..... Is it possible to have 2 external monitors and use these with a wireless remote keyboard and mouse AND use the laptop display and keyboard and touchpad independently? I know that I can buy one of these...
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    What Games To Play

    Well I have had my AW18 for a month now and managed to do everything from backing up the original spec and getting windows just right and also the OC right. Now I need to find what games that will tax it and give me a thrill!! I would like to have a car racing game to start and I am not...
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    The Alienware 18 DMC slot

    I have found out it can be for many uses including WI-FI HD, extra MSATA (but this isn't confirmed as bootable), all sorts of conversions to stuff like USB ports etc. The problem is getting the hardware to install it to the board. The only way I can think of doing this is to buy either a...
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    How many hard drive bays?

    Shank is correct BUT If you remove the DVD drive and source another dual HD caddy you had add another 2 drives. I havent done this but I have removed my DVD drive and then placed the HD caddy in place of it. You have to reverse the mounting screws as they are the wrong way around for the...
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    The Alienware 18 DMC slot

    Hi again all Just taken my 18 apart to see what's available on the inside re upgrades :-) Well I know that you can take out the Blu-ray drive and add another dual caddy which I have tested and fits great, you just have to reverse the screws to fit to the already there holes. I have also found...
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    Dell Supplying Incorrect Laptop

    Hi Sarah Thanks for the info its been appreciated :-)
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    Dell Supplying Incorrect Laptop

    Hi Sarah Thanks for the info, so I presume that the CPU model I have currently got is better than what Dell are offering presently? Shankkc They want me to return my laptop and then go through the process again but I could do without the hassle but want the better laptop, in 2 minds...
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    Dell Supplying Incorrect Laptop

    Hi I will do that just to see what is going on. Any idea on the locked bios thing that seems to be doing the rounds?
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    Dell Supplying Incorrect Laptop

    Hi All I posted on her a few days ago and posted my setup and yesterday realised that what I ordered was not what I had in fact received!! I know most people would have checked everything when it arrived but looks like I trusted Dell to supply what I ordered I wont do that again :( My...
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    How to backup up the entire setup before customisation

    Hi Alienwulf Thats what i thought of but it looks like Dell has done a mix of things with the drive. The MSATA looks like it is in caching mode and there are partitions all over the place including recovery ones when I go into disk managment which only shows one drive, so not sure where...
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    How to backup up the entire setup before customisation

    Hi All First post on this forum and have the following question. I have a brand new 18 R3 spec below and have configured W8 and i am now ready to blast everything and put on my copy of W7U as i cant stand W8. What i cannot find out how to do is 4th Generation Intel Corei7-4900MQ...