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Upgrading to Windows 10 on your Alienware system



Upgrading to Windows 10 on your Alienware system


The following article will help you perform a successful Windows 7 upgrade

Supported Systems:

Alienware 13 Alienware 15 Alienware 17 R2 Alienware 14
Alienware 17 R1 Alienware 18 Alienware ALPHA Alienware Area-51 R2
Alienware Aurora R4 Alienware X51 R2


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Upgrading to Windows 10

Before upgrading to Windows 10 please take the following steps:

  1. Make sure your system BIOS is up to date. Check our article on How to run a Bios update on an Alienware Computer
  2. Disable Secure Boot from the BIOS

    1. Restart your system
    2. Start tapping F2 when the Alienware Logo shows up
    3. Inside the BIOS go to the Boot tab
    4. Go down and highlight Secure Boot
    5. Press Enter and select Disabled
    6. Press F10 to save and exit

  3. Run all the available updates on your current Windows version before performing the upgrade
  4. Uninstall your video card driver from Programs and Features in the Control Panel
  5. Now you can perform your Windows 10 Upgrade


Video: How to upgrade to Windows 10 on your Alienware System


Video: Windows 10 Rollback to Previous Versions

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Article ID: SLN297087

Last Date Modified: 04/21/2016 05:43 AM


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