Solved

Alienware Area 51m laptop Drivers

Posted on 2006-07-05
7
682 Views
Last Modified: 2012-06-27
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
0
Comment
Question by:pwdavies
  • 2
  • 2
7 Comments
 
LVL 32

Accepted Solution

by:
Mark earned 100 total points
ID: 17043366
try everest http://www.majorgeeks.com/download.php?det=4181
it should find the video card in question
0
 

Author Comment

by:pwdavies
ID: 17050178
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
0
 
LVL 32

Expert Comment

by:Mark
ID: 17052167
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/
0
 

Author Comment

by:pwdavies
ID: 17152373
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
0

Featured Post

Connect further...control easier

With the ATEN CE624, you can now enjoy a high-quality visual experience powered by HDBaseT technology and the convenience of a single Cat6 cable to transmit uncompressed video with zero latency and multi-streaming for dual-view applications where remote access is required.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

For some time some of our users experienced package loss on a couple of our Lenovo Thinkpad S531 machines running Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 64-bit OS. I was not able to find many answers online, but did after some investigation I began to suspect Blu…
The Samsung SSD 840 EVO and 840 EVO mSATA have a well-known problem with a drop in read performance. I first learned about this in an interesting thread here at Experts Exchange: http://www.experts-exchange.com/Hardware/Storage/Hard_Drives/Q_2852…
In an interesting question (https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/29008360/) here at Experts Exchange, a member asked how to split a single image into multiple images. The primary usage for this is to place many photographs on a flatbed scanner…

839 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question