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(Resolved) Alienware GTX 780M GPU in other machines?

Q: (Resolved) Alienware GTX 780M GPU in other machines?

Ok, what im doing is upgrading my MSI GT 70 laptop GPU with a GTX 780m. I have been wanting this for awhile and I have found some in recent times with good pricing on ebay.

Now my question is because I have had trouble finding information on the subject, will a card from an Alienware work like a standard Mobile GPU? Meaning can I just stick it in any compatible MXM 3.0 Port and it will work.

For the record, I am coming off of a GTX 675m.

The problem I have heard in the past is that Alienware/Dell use custom Bios which lock down certain features. I am curious here if I buy a GTX 780m from an alienware if it will work fine in my MSI (MSI is pretty easy to do from what ive seen).

Anyone have any information towards this endeavor I would really appreciate it. I have been searching the web but I have not found much on the subject (I can find plenty about upgrading GPU's, but nothing specifically pertaining to putting Alienware/Dell GPU's in other brand machines).

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A: (Resolved) Alienware GTX 780M GPU in other machines?

Issue was resolved, this is apparently doable since the Alienware cards are not locked according to other users.
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Check the state of these services:
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1. Download & save this file to Desktop ->

2. Double click on combofix.exe & follow the prompts.

3. When finished, it shall produce a log for you. Post that log & a fresh HJT log in your next reply

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Verify that Netbios is enabled on both computers.
Enable NetBIOS over TCP/IP ? TTC Shelbyville – Technical Blog

Create Identical User Names and Passwords.

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Do a test, share the C Drive from Machine 1 and give full access permission for now.
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We we not agree with this analysis. We, too, have had a team of independent experts analyse the eMachines Bestec Power supply.
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A:All XP Machines Now Cant Hit Net - 98's are Fine?!?!

Did you disable system restore on each of the xp's before you cleaned them logged in as the admin?

Here's how to check:
Start/run type in "services.msc" and change "Startup type" from automatic to disabled. Run the tool.

If still no success, try running the fix tool in safe on a single xp, THEN enable system restore, and see if that pc can hit the Internet.

Tell me the server's been patched....
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