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so i gutted my alienware x51 as the power board died had ?

  1. #11


    Quote Originally Posted by Nuccii View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by CountMike View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Nuccii View Post

    I don't have UEFI.
    Windows OEM ?
    Nope, full retail version 8.1 Pro 64bit clean install
    Oh well, I don't get a number at all, it has "Serial number" but no number after it.

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  2. #12


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    Windows 8.1 Pro


    i get serial number that is it hmm what can i do with serial number can i get brand name of mainboard
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  3. #13


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    windows 8.1 Update 1 Pro 64bit


    Download Speccy Free from Piniform, it will give you all sorts of information about your system including your motherboard
    https://www.piriform.com/speccy/download
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  4. #14


    Quote Originally Posted by TonyB View Post
    i get serial number that is it hmm what can i do with serial number can i get brand name of mainboard
    Try here,
    How to Find Out Your Motherboard’s Manufacturer and Model | Hardware Secrets that's what I got when searched Google for : how to find manufacturer by bios serial
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  5. #15


    Quote Originally Posted by Nuccii View Post
    Download Speccy Free from Piniform, it will give you all sorts of information about your system including your motherboard
    https://www.piriform.com/speccy/download
    Oh, I know my serial number from different sources, just didn't know about that way from command prompt.
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  6. #16


    Posts : 529
    Windows 8.1 Pro


    cool thanks all
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  7. #17


    Canada
    Posts : 1,950
    windows 8.1 Update 1 Pro 64bit


    Your welcome
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  8. #18


    Posts : 529
    Windows 8.1 Pro


    ugh i hate Dell they totally customized the bios it even says alienware A14 on speccy and even in the bios it says Aptio american megatrends inc bios A14. ugh i know dell did not make this mainboard who made it, i have a question for the mainboard manifacture, and dell is not that i know this for sure.
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  9. #19


    MS-7796 Andromeda R2 OEM MSI Motherboard 1150 Alienware X51 PGRP5 Fast/Free Ship

    Found this with Google. Seems as though MSI makes the board if that is the correct board and Dell did not use multiple boards in the same model
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  10. #20


    Posts : 529
    Windows 8.1 Pro


    yeah i did find it mine is a msi ms 7704 socket 1155 mainboard but it seams MSI has no info on it, oh well i will just leave bios on of on halt on errors, i just wanted a way to fix that stupid sensor error lol.
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