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Alienware Area 51m laptop Drivers

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I have an Alienware Area 51m laptop second hand and therefore cannot download drivers from Alienware website (need invoice number)

I need the drivers for:

Graphics cards ( I assume that this is a NVIDA Geforce FX Go5700 as it appears to work) However I need Open GL 1.3 drivers or greater.

TV card drivers

OpenGL 1.3 or above.

Also the system reports other devices Multimedia Video Control not recognised. I assume that this is the TV card?

Can anyone help with this please?

Peter
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try everest http://www.majorgeeks.com/download.php?det=4181
it should find the video card in question
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Thanks I tried that but my PC is a member of a domain so I cannot run it. Still looking for GL driver 1.3 or better for the Geforce FX Go5700
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Which model of m-51 do you have here. nvidea mentions the fxgo5600 in this article http://www.nvidia.com/object/IO_20030513_9453.html
these 3 models have the go5700
• Alienware Area-51m 5500
• Alienware Area-51m 766 15.4"lcd
• Alienware Area-51m 766 16.1"ld
Check this documentation from alienware for clarification on installation of the tv tuner
http://tinyurl.com/m3ecm
It looks to be a prolink pv-881PL+
http://www.prolink-usa.com/
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Thanks for this but I am still having issues with it. I will reformat the PC this weekend and start from a clean position. It's a

Alienware Area-51m 5500
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