Tesla1856
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Re: Aurora R4 red light inside

Googled again, I did google the first time but "alienware MIA light" instead of MIO, silly me. Ok now  see it's a board controls the lights, thermals, basically the CC, motorized DVD drive. But I still don't see the point to be lit when the computer is off.

 

And I would like to know why I have a different motherboard than the ones I've seen around, and also why I cannot find my chipset, it must be somewhere 😕 is my motherboard worse or better, basically.

 

Thanks for the help again.

 
The MIO Board stays powered so it can keep it's last config loaded, and start responding as soon as machine is first booted up ... instead of losing it and having to wait until Windows and CommandCenter loads (much later in boot process) to start reacting properly.
 
Each Aurora Release model has a different chipset and therefore a different motherboard. Your Release-4 is different than a R1, R2, or R3. 


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