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Dell G5 5590, G7 7590/7790 cannot control RGB backlight keyboard by Fn+F10 without installing AWCC

Summary: Information on resolving an issue with the 4-Zone RGB Backlit Keyboard will not light up by pressing Fn+F10 on a gaming series notebook after reinstalling Windows 10.

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Gaming series notebook owners may find that the 4-Zone RGB Backlit Keyboard will not light up by pressing Fn+F10, mostly the issue could happen after reinstalling Windows 10.

Affected systems


(Figure.1 G7 7790, G5 5590, and G7 7590 gaming notebooks)

SLN316718_en_US__2icon Important: Systems must be configured with the optional RGB keyboard in order to support Alien FX 2.0. Systems configured with the standard backlit keyboard will not support AlienFX 2.0. Please refer to your invoice to confirm the type of keyboard in your system



The 4-Zone RGB backlit keyboard is controlled by the AWCC (Alienware Command Center). Install AWCC to activate/change the keyboard backlight.


(Figure.2 AWCC FX Screen)

To download and install the latest version of Alienware Command Center:

  1. Browse to the Dell Drivers & Downloads page:

  2. Select the Operating System

  3. Under Category, select Application

  4. Locate the latest Alienware Command Center Application

  5. Click Download and save the file to your computer

  6. Open File Explorer and browse to the location where the downloaded file is saved

  7. Double-click the application setup file and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation process

  8. You may be asked to access the Microsoft Store to finalise this installation


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Affected Product

Dell G5 15 5590, Dell G7 15 7590, Dell G7 17 7790

Last Published Date

21 Feb 2021



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