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New Command Center for M17x

Discussion in 'Alienware' started by scook9, Oct 9, 2009.

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  1. scook9

    scook9 NBR Benching Addict

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    Awaiting some updates on this find dude. +1

    Would this only be for 7 or Vista too? I'm still using Vista until I get the 7 disk.

    Must spread some rep first ...
     
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    scook9 NBR Benching Addict

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    it says both and it loaded without a hitch in 7 :)

    I got all 4 features now and did not have to do any compatibility or run as admin to install it. Looks like this was the long awaited Windoes 7 Command Center. This is the same as the one for the M15x it looks like as well (from Dell's site)
     
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    AlienFX is MUCH better here...AND IT HAS WHITE!

    The "model" system in the visual has a red chassis now too

    Alien Sense (the face tracking) now has a taskbar icon as well (and hopefully much better performance)

    So far it shows the button for Alien Fusion but clicking it does not actually do anything
     
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    Thats awesome that they actually came out with it before Windows 7 comes out. I thought I was going to have to go command centerless for a few weeks when I got my disk in +1
     
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    Nice find! Downloading right now.

    Has anyone noticed how aliensense was a little slow loading up for facial recognition on startup? Has this update fixed that?
     
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    just logged in with alien sense, was almost instant once the camera turned on :)
     
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    Can Aliensense be turned on or off? Or is it just automatic?
     
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    you can adjust what it is used for it used at all through a slider in the command center

    One extreme is off, other is continual security
     
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    ^^Thanks, figured id ask since it was just brought up.
     
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    and in a less related note, those of you who got the blu ray READER for your M17x/M15x, there is a new firmware update lol
     
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    Anyone else having trouble loading up old themes in alienfx?
     
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    scook9 NBR Benching Addict

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    yep, none of them work

    shame, I had a kicka$$ rainbow keyboard that glides across that was great for showing off the system haha
     
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    That kind of sucks is there a way to create new themes that will work with the new command center
     
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    Is there anyway to get this without install the Dell download manager software? I hate adding software...
     
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    Nice find scook. rep+

    Should I uninstall the old version before I install the new one?
     
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    I just installed over, worked fine

    You can download via browser (the way everything else downloads)
     
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    All righty...
     
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    Hahahah same...downloaded it off here. I believe its called "scrolling".


    The white looks more like a very light blue. Meh

    Also, Aliensense works SOOOO much better now. Nice job Alienware! Before I was constantly getting biometric (or something like that) errors. Had to turn it off cause it was quicker to just type in the pass.
     
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    I agree, as long as my head is somewhat close to the laptop, it is instant
     

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