Driver Details

Alienware Command Center Application

This package provides Alienware Command Center 2.8 Application and is supported on Alienware Desktop series running the following Windows operating systems: Windows 8 64 bit.

Fixes & Enhancements

- Not Applicable

- Added support for Windows 8 X64
- Added support for Area 51/Area 51-ALX, Aurora, Aurora-R2, Aurora-R3, Aurora-ALX
- Added dependency on .NET Framework 3.5 so AWCC install only if the core .NET 3.5 Framework is already installed.
- We have incorporated in the installer the Alienware MIO filter driver certified for Windows 8.

AlienFX :
- LFX_GetVersion function added to AlienFX API
- AlienFX Controller shutdown process was improved
- For X-51 platform UAC prompt has been eliminated


Version, A03-00



Release date

05 Nov 2012

Last Updated

09 Oct 2013


Available formats

File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:App_DT_AWCC28110_W8_Setup_442CY_ZPE.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 67 MB
Format Description:This file contains a compressed (or zipped) set of files. Download the file to a folder on your hard drive, and then run (double-click) it to unzip the set of files. Follow the instructions to complete the installation.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.

By downloading, you accept the terms of the Dell Software License Agreement.

Applies to
Alienware Command Center
Alienware Command Center Utility
Installation instructions
Hard Drive Installation (via WinZip) with Setup.exe File


1.Click Download File, to download the file.
2. When the File Download window appears, click Save or Save this program to disk and click OK. The Save In: window appears.
3. From the Save In: field, click the down arrow then click to select Desktop and click Save. The file will download to your desktop.
4. If the Download Complete window appears, click Close. The file icon appears on your desktop.


1.Double-click the new icon on the desktop
2.The Self-Extracting window appears and prompts you to extract or unzip to "C:\DELL\DRIVERS\442CY".(Where 442CY is the name of the file to be downloaded). Write down this path so the executable (I.e.Setup.exe) file can be found later.
3. The Self-Extractor window appears.
4. Click OK.
5. After completing the file extraction, if the Self-Extractor window is still open, close it.
6. Click Start button and then click Run.
7. Type "C:\DELL\DRIVERS\442CY" (where '442CY' is thename of the file) in the Open textbox and then click OK.
8. Follow the on-screen installation instructions.
Warning: Do not turn off your computer or disconnect from your power source while updating the BIOS or you may harm your computer. During the update, your computer will restart and you will briefly see a black screen.

This driver has been tested by both the independent software vendor (ISV) and Dell on the operating systems, graphics cards, and application supported by your device to ensure maximum compatibility and performance. Details

Dell recommends the customer review specifics about the update to determine if it applies to your system. The update contains changes that impact only certain configurations, or provides new features that may/may not apply to your environment.