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    240hz Issues

    Hi all, I just recently completed a pc build and my gpu is an RTX 2060 Super FE. I just received my new Alienware 27 inch 240hz IPS monitor today, and at 240hz, I have white pixels flashing on dark surfaces, and if I open chrome google has considerable distortion and screen tearing. It’s lesser...
  2. willplay1a

    "System Recovery Options" Does not open

    Hello! I have an older Dell Alienware 17x running windows 7 from factory. It runs "ok", but it's getting very slow, and 900GB is full even after I removed all of my files, so software files are totally bogging it down. Long story short, I've decided I'd like to do a factory reset and start...
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    Delayed Connection to Internet on Startup

    My boyfriend's computer is an Alienware PC that's only a few years on. When he starts it up it shows in the lower right hand corner that it is connected to the internet via Ethernet. However, whenever you click on Chrome or an application that uses the internet (League of Legends for example)...
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    Unknown issue with Nvidia GeForce GTX 670 - pcie or driver?

    Hello, I have had a recurring issue with my Dell Alienware PC ever since I purchased it (refurbished) from Dell a few years ago. The monitor seemingly disconnects (blank screen), though the PC still sounds like it is running (in fact it is, as I am forced to turn it off and I can see the kernel...
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    Alienware M9700 Aurora day

    Evening all, I am having some trouble with the above laptop, I got it untested with no power supply. When I got a power supply finally and plugged it in, it flashed green and I had no power to the laptop at all. I stripped the laptop down to the motherboard thinking the power supply light was...
  6. maobalance

    Computer really slow

    I have no idea where to post this so i'll put it here and I can move it accordingly. So my laptop has been slow within the last 6 months maybe, although i didnt touch it for a while and I have had it for maybe 6 years or so. I've tried everything, updating drivers, running anti virus programs...
  7. Vakaahr

    Solved Aurora R4 not running games

    Hey everyone, I bought an alienware Aurora R4 a while ago, since the last year I've been getting blue screens whenever I run certain games (most games). It used to only be high graphic intensity games but recently it's also low graphic games like Star Wars:KOTOR. I'd be playing the game for a...
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    Monitor not turning on

    Hey so my pc is a Aurora r7 alienware and my monitor is some random samsung one and, everytime i leave it by itself it turns off after awhile and its done that again but it hasnt switched back on, its been 2 days. Ive re-plugged everything countless times, restarted, and waited for it to turn...
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    Problem switching graphics cards on old alienware

    hello, I have an old Alienware Aurora r4 and I'm trying to change my Gtx 690 4GB graphics card for a Gtx 1070 Ti 8GB. However, when my new card arrived and I changed it, my computer would stop from booting, as soon as I urn it on the all I can see is the Alienware logo with the press F2 boot...
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    Computer randomly freezes completely

    Hi so I have had this alienware computer for about 7 years now. My computer has been having these random freezes for the past few weeks where I would need to force restart the computer (can't task manager etc), (mouse won't move). After restarting the computer I will get 5 slightly fast beeps...
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    Alienware area 51 help!

    Hello, I have my nephews computer which is an Alienware area 51, he said he kicked his computer during a game of Fortnite, after that happened the computer shut down and would not turn back on. I have since taken it into my workshop and plugged an external power outlet into the computer. The...
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    Laptop Screen Randomly Turns Off!

    I own an Alienware 13 R3; just got it today. For some reason, the screen keeps turning off when a notification pops up, or when I click on links on youtube, twitch or google. (other sites as well, but I don't think it's important) I have disabled a 'Tobii' software thinking it was the main...
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    Alienware 17 r1 external graphics card application.

    Hello. My problem is as follows. I have an Oculus rift and my laptop is not working for it. I believe it is a problem with the graphics card because I must plug the headset directly into the graphics card and my HDMI is not a direct port for that. I may be entirely wrong but I need help. Please...
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    Solved Motherboard Replacement Help

    So I have an Alienware Aurora R4, and earlier this spring my house was hit by lightning and it created multiple problems in the motherboard. It fried almost all of the USB ports and all the headphone/mic jacks. Bottom line, I need a new motherboard; here are the parts/software in the computer...
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    Help with video card upgrade for Alienware x51 r2?

    Hey all, I'm having a bit of a hard time understanding something. For background, I know just enough about computers to fix a few common problems on my and my neighbor's computers, things like the wireless connection suddenly shutting off. I've been forced to learn a bit more since I got this...
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    Black screen when connecting hdmi from ps4 to laptop

    I have an alienware m17x (yes, it has hdmi input) and recently I upgraded my screen from 1600x900 to 1920x1080. Ever since then, when I try to play my ps4 on my laptop monitor, the screen turns to a dark grey colour then to a black screen. I have tried connecting my xbox one to my laptop and...
  17. M

    Everything is zoomed in, Desktop

    Today when I turned on my computer the resolution was awful! Everything was big and blurry and while I could do the job I had to do, I barely could. I tried going into settings and just changing the resolution, like you're supposed to do, but it's stuck on 600x800 and the slide that "allows you...
  18. ebest

    Solved New graphics card beeps 6 times then powers down

    Hi, I've recently purchased an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050Ti and it doesn't seem to be cooperating with my PC. I have searched the internet extensively as well as made several phone calls to the Alienware support team to no avail. Here is everything that I have tried: 1. Tested my old graphics...
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    Help booting new SSD cloned from old SSD

    I have an Alienware 13 R2, 16 GB RAM, intel core i7, NVIDIA 960M, Windows 10... And it had a 256GB SSD, but i bought a new one of 1TB.I the used EaseUS Todo to clone the old one on to the new 1TB SSD. The problem now is that i have no idea how to boot from the new SSD. So I am stuck with the...
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    Unable to reset computer after messing up bios

    Hello! The other day I tried to free up sim space on my computer since I only had about 30gb left on my ssd, I thought it was odd that I did not have more space since I have 2 SSDs and 2HDD but it only said I had 230gb on one hard drive and 100 on my other one ( the first ssd is 340gb and the...
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