alienware 5790 bios update to 1.19w heavy video problems ???

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  1. enzo80

    enzo80 Notebook Enthusiast

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    i have searched alienware ftp server, but the bios folder is hidden or only for registrated members.

    ftp://alienware.com/
     
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    I edited my links post. check it out again.
     
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    Ps- 8600m gt 512MB -This card is not supported by 1.19/1.20 BIOS, and the MB had to been modified to even fit that card.
     
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    With bios 1.15 this card works without a problem und does fit without any modifications in that motherboard !
    So i can´t understand that the bios 1.19 is suddenly not compatible with this card ?????????????????
    Now it runs with bios 1.15 great but only with 2gb ram.
    So if there is no solution i l left it so.

    Thanks
     
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    PS- do you know if the bios 1.15 does support T7200 processor ?
     
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    how do you update all of the m5790's drivers if alienware doesnt even update them? its been almost a year and i still have the same factory drivers.
     
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    Vista will install/update all 32-bit/64-bit drivers (Windows Update) except for the following:
    note- all the below drivers support both x86/x64 Vista versions

    x1800/x1900 Catalyst Version 8.31.100.2 061108a-038707C (newer than the Alienware Catalyst version which does not support x64)

    Realtek HD Audio (enables HD audio manager features for muting of speakers when headphone jack used, and enables voume knob)

    ISO dvd image creation for default Vista Burner ( not necessary if using 3rd party software such as Nero)
     
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