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  1. mike26668

    mike26668 Notebook Consultant

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    I fixed mine just a simple thing that needs done reprogram the chip........and it works again
     
  2. Russel Julio

    Russel Julio Newbie

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    [​IMG] I got an Alienware M15x from an online seller. It was running on Windows 7 Ultimate. When I got home, I used the recovery CD to do a clean install of the OS and it used the other CD to install the pre requisites. Now, I don't have any lights on my M15x. How do I fix the issue?
     
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    King of Interns Simply a laptop enthusiast

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    You cant fix it. New motherboard for lights. Sorry you didn't know of this issue before doing it.

    Reprograming the fx controller chip is possible but requires specific hardware to interface with the chip.
     
  4. fatboyslimerr

    fatboyslimerr Alienware M15x Fanatic

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    If someone can identify which chip is the fx chip, I have my old motherboard that I can pull one out of and you'd have to solder it in.
     
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    Russel Julio Newbie

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    If I will replace my motherboard, what would you recommend?
     
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    fatboyslimerr Alienware M15x Fanatic

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    mike26668 Notebook Consultant

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    FX chip reprogram is pretty easy just need to read a lot....smile.
     
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    If anyone needs it I have the reprogrammer for the alienfx chip and can confirm it works as I have done it personally on 5 alienware m15xr2 myself inc my own system.
    I no longer have the m15xr2 so if anyone requires the programmer let me know and I will post it on.
     
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