Drivers for Alienware M17x

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Application - Application

DescriptionImportanceVersionReleasedSupported OSDownload
Dell Custom Desktop Themes, A-02 Alienguise Theme Combo-Win7
OptionalA-02 Alienguise Theme Combo-Win78/12/2010 Windows 7 64-bit
Alienware Command Center, v.2.5.54.0, A07
Alienware Command Center Application (Also contains the driver and firmware) Factory Dependencies : Quick silver/ Quick silver MLK/ Defiant - v1.1.3 -R282946 Phantom / Phantom Arrandale- v2.0.1 - R282947
Recommended2.5.54.07/6/2010 Windows Vista 64-bit
Windows 7 64-bit
Alienware OSD Application, v.2.21, A03
A03=X18
Recommended2.219/18/2009 Windows Vista 64-bit
Windows 7 64-bit
Alienware Command Center, v.1.0.7, A02
Alienware Command Center (contains AlienFX, Alien Sense, Alien Touch and Alien Fusion)
Recommended1.0.77/8/2009 Windows Vista 64-bit
Windows XP x64
Alienware OSD Application, v.2.17, A01
On-Screen Display (OSD) Application
Urgent2.176/3/2009 Windows Vista 64-bit
Windows XP

Application - Patch/Upgrade

DescriptionImportanceVersionReleasedSupported OSDownload
Alienware Respawn V 2.0, v.V1.0, A00
AlienRespawn Master Boot Record patch for Windows 7 upgrade
Not DefinedV1.010/20/2009 Windows 7 64-bit

Audio - Application

DescriptionImportanceVersionReleasedSupported OSDownload
IDT 92HD73C1 Audio, v.1.12.03, A00
Urgent1.12.037/8/2009 Windows Vista 64-bit

Audio - Driver

DescriptionImportanceVersionReleasedSupported OSDownload
IDT 92HD73C1 Audio, v.6.10.0.6233, A02
IDT audio driver.
Recommended6.10.0.62339/22/2009 Windows 7 64-bit
Windows Vista 64-bit
IDT 92HD73C1 Audio, v.6.10.0.6162, A01
Audio driver
Urgent6.10.0.61626/9/2009 Windows Vista 32-bit
Windows Vista 64-bit

BIOS - BIOS

DescriptionImportanceVersionReleasedSupported OSDownload
Alienware M17X System BIOS, A07
Alienware M17xR1 A07
OptionalA073/10/2011 BIOS

Chipset - Driver

DescriptionImportanceVersionReleasedSupported OSDownload
nVidia MCP79 Chipset, v.15.57, A02
Chipset Driver
Recommended15.576/28/2010 Windows 7 64-bit
Windows Vista 64-bit
Ricoh R5C833, v.3.62.02, A01
Media Card Reader Drivers
Recommended3.62.0210/14/2009 Windows 7 64-bit
nVidia MCP79 Chipset, v.2.02, A00
Chipset driver
Urgent2.026/3/2009 Windows Vista 32-bit
Ricoh R5C833, v.3.57.01, A00
Card Reader driver
Urgent3.57.016/2/2009 Windows Vista 64-bit

Diagnostics - Diagnostics Utility

DescriptionImportanceVersionReleasedSupported OSDownload
Alienware 32-Bit Diagnostics (GUI for Alienware projects), v.A1354A1/A0474, A1354A1
Alienware 32-bit Diagnostics v1354 with MpMemory v0474 and MpNuma v1071
OptionalA1354A1/A04746/15/2009 Windows XP Embedded
Windows Vista 64-bit
RedFlag Linux Desktop
Windows XP x64
Windows Vista 32-bit
Ubuntu Desktop Edition 7.04
Windows XP

Input - Application

DescriptionImportanceVersionReleasedSupported OSDownload
Logitech Bluetooth Travel Mouse, v.SP_4_80_B103, A02-00
Dell BT Travel Mouse Application Release
OptionalSP_4_80_B10311/9/2011 Windows 7 64-bit
Windows 7 32-bit
Windows Vista 32-bit
Windows Vista 64-bit
Windows XP x64
Windows XP
Dell KG900 Alienware TactX™ Keyboard, A03-00
Initial release
RecommendedA03-008/27/2009 Windows 7 64-bit
Windows XP x64
Windows 7 32-bit
Windows XP
Windows Vista 64-bit
Windows Vista 32-bit

Input - Driver

DescriptionImportanceVersionReleasedSupported OSDownload
Synaptics Synaptics TouchPad, v.14.0.12.0, A02
Touchpad Driver X06=A02
Recommended14.0.12.011/18/2009 Windows 7 64-bit
Windows Vista 64-bit
ITE IT8512 CIR Receiver, v.5.0.4.7(Vista)/5.1.0.1(Windows 7), A00
This driver can support both Windows Vista and 7 OSes on one setup package.
Recommended5.0.4.7(Vista)/5.1.0.1(Windows 7)10/14/2009 Windows Vista 64-bit
Windows 7 64-bit
Synaptics Synaptics TouchPad, v.13.0.6.0, A01
Touchpad driver (same release as X04)
Recommended13.0.6.07/28/2009 Windows Vista 64-bit
Windows XP
Windows Vista 32-bit
Creative Labs Integrated Webcam, v.1.1.1.1227, A00
Camera driver
Urgent1.1.1.12276/2/2009 Windows Vista 64-bit

Network - Application

DescriptionImportanceVersionReleasedSupported OSDownload
Dell Wireless 370 Bluetooth Minicard, v.6.2.0.9600, A01
DW370 Bluetooth 2.1 for Win7 6.2.0.9600
Recommended6.2.0.960011/4/2009 Windows 7 64-bit
Windows 7 32-bit
Dell Wireless 370 Bluetooth Minicard, v.6.1.0.4402, A06
DW370 Application
Optional6.1.0.44026/3/2009 Windows Vista 64-bit
Windows Vista 32-bit

Network - Driver

DescriptionImportanceVersionReleasedSupported OSDownload
Dell Wireless WLAN 1520 Half MiniCard, v.5.60.18.8, A02
DW1520 Win7 32/64 Customer Installer - 5.60.18.8
Recommended5.60.18.81/19/2010 Windows 7 32-bit
Windows 7 64-bit
Broadcom AW1397 WLAN, AW1510 WLAN, v.5.30.21.0, A02
WLAN Driver
Not Defined5.30.21.010/14/2009 Windows 7 64-bit
Broadcom AW1397 WLAN, AW1510 WLAN, v.5.10.79.7, A00
Wireless Network driver
Not Defined5.10.79.76/30/2009 Windows Vista 64-bit
Windows Vista 32-bit

Removable Storage - Firmware

DescriptionImportanceVersionReleasedSupported OSDownload
TSST TS-T633C 12.7mm Slotload 8x DVDRW, v.D900, A08
Firmware for TSST TS-T633C 12.7mm Slotload 8x DVDRW
RecommendedD9007/13/2011 Windows 7 64-bit
Windows Vista 64-bit
Windows XP
Windows 7 32-bit
Windows Vista 32-bit
Windows XP x64
HLDS GA10N 12.7mm SATA Slotload 8X DVDRW, v.A203, A04
Firmware to support Win7
RecommendedA20312/24/2009 Windows 7 32-bit
Windows Vista 64-bit
Windows XP
Windows 7 64-bit
Windows Vista 32-bit
HLDS CA10N 12.7mm SATA Slotload 4X BD-Combo, v.A108, A05
New firmware to support Win7
RecommendedA10810/9/2009 Windows Vista 64-bit
Windows XP
Windows 7 64-bit
Windows XP x64
Windows 7 32-bit
Windows Vista 32-bit
Panasonic UJ235A 12.7mm SATA 4X BD-RE, v.1.11, A02
FW update.
Recommended1.118/19/2009 Windows Vista 32-bit
Windows 7 32-bit
Windows 7 64-bit
Windows Vista 64-bit
Windows XP
Windows XP x64
TSST TS-T633A 12.7mm Slotload 8x DVDRW, v.DW20, A07
Enhanced diagnotics
RecommendedDW208/5/2009 Windows XP
Windows Vista 32-bit
Windows 7 64-bit
Windows 7 32-bit
Windows XP x64
Windows Vista 64-bit
OPTIARC BC-5600S 12.7mm SATA Slotload BD-Combo, v.10AB, A03
Windows based firmware flash update for Optiarc BC-5600S 12.7mm SATA Sloatload BD-Combo
Recommended10AB7/15/2009 Windows 7 64-bit
Windows Vista 64-bit
Windows XP
Windows Vista 32-bit
Windows 7 32-bit
Windows XP x64
OPTIARC AD-7640S 12.7mm SATA Slotload 8X DVDRW, v.HD18, A03
Windows/DOS based firmware flash update for Optiarc AD-7640S 12.7mm Slotload 8X DVDRW
RecommendedHD187/15/2009 Windows Vista 32-bit
Windows 7 32-bit
Windows 7 64-bit
Windows XP
Windows XP x64
Windows Vista 64-bit
HLDS GA11N 12.7mm SATA Slotload 8X DVDRW, v.A101, A01
Firmware to support Win7
RecommendedA1017/13/2009 Windows Vista 64-bit
Windows XP
Windows Vista 32-bit
Windows 7 32-bit
Windows 7 64-bit
Windows XP x64

Serial ATA - Hardware

DescriptionImportanceVersionReleasedSupported OSDownload
Samsung PM800 256GB 2.5 SATA2 SSD, PM800 128GB 2.5 SATA2 SSD, PM800 64GB THN SATA2 SSD, v.VBM25D1Q/VBM1AD1Q, A00
Recommend customer to use this new FW for resolve the performance degrade issue when SSD getting full
RecommendedVBM25D1Q/VBM1AD1Q8/2/2010 Windows 7 64-bit
Windows Vista 32-bit
Windows XP
Windows XP x64
Windows 7 32-bit
Windows Vista 64-bit

System Utilities - Application

DescriptionImportanceVersionReleasedSupported OSDownload
Alienware Alienware Wallpapers, A01
Alienware wallpapers
Not DefinedA017/22/2010 Windows 7 64-bit
Windows Vista 32-bit
Windows Vista 64-bit

System Utilities - Utility

DescriptionImportanceVersionReleasedSupported OSDownload
Alienware Alienware OS Customiztion 2.0, v.1.0.0.0, A00
Utility to restore Windows 7 native storage drivers.
Not Defined1.0.0.02/19/2010 Windows 7 64-bit

Video - Driver

DescriptionImportanceVersionReleasedSupported OSDownload
AMD Mobility Radeon HD 4870, v.8.763-100810a-104118C-Dell, A02
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4870 Driver (8.763-100810a-104118C-Dell). For M17xR1
Recommended8.763-100810a-104118C-Dell12/14/2010 Windows 7 64-bit
Windows Vista 64-bit
nVidia Geforce GTX 260M, v.257.38, A03
Nvidia Geforce GTX 260M 257.38 Win7/Vista 64b WHQL
Recommended257.388/25/2010 Windows 7 64-bit
Windows Vista 64-bit
nVidia Geforce GTX 280M, v.257.38, A03
Nvidia Geforce GTX 280M 257.38 Win7/Vista 64b WHQL
Recommended257.388/25/2010 Windows 7 64-bit
Windows Vista 64-bit
nVidia Notebook BETA Driver (NV), v.197.84, P06
NV Graphics Driver Update for M17x-R1 (June 2010)
Not Defined197.846/29/2010 Windows Vista 64-bit
Windows 7 64-bit
nVidia Notebook BETA Driver (NV), v.196.86, P03
NV Driver Update on DPC Latency (March 2010)
Not Defined196.863/4/2010 Windows 7 32-bit
Windows Vista 64-bit
Windows Vista 32-bit
Windows 7 64-bit
AVerMedia AVerTV Hybrid NanoExpress DVB-T, v.1.3.x.76, A05
Windows 7 driver release for AVerTV Hybrid NanoExpress DVB-T
Recommended1.3.x.761/15/2010 Windows 7 32-bit
Windows 7 64-bit
AVerMedia AVerTV Hybrid NanoExpress ATSC, v.1.3.x.76, A05
Windows 7 driver release for AVerTV Hybrid NanoExpress ATSC
Recommended1.3.x.761/15/2010 Windows 7 64-bit
Windows 7 32-bit
nVidia Geforce GTX 280M, v.179.85, A00
Nvidia Geforce GTX 280M A00 179.85 WHQL Vista 32b
Urgent179.856/11/2009 Windows Vista 32-bit
nVidia Geforce GTX 260M, v.179.85, A00
Nvidia N10E-GT1 A00 179.85 WHQL Vista 32b
Optional179.856/11/2009 Windows Vista 32-bit
AVerMedia AVerTV Hybrid NanoExpress ATSC, v.1.3.x.58, A06
* Follow these steps to install 1. Download the R192955.exe file to a directory on your hard drive. The file downloaded is a self-extracting executable. 2. Execute the downloaded file and follow the on-screen instructions. 3. After the files have been unpacked, you may delete the self-extracting
Recommended1.3.x.586/3/2009 Windows Vista 32-bit
Windows Vista 64-bit