First thing I would do is buy a 6 pack of canned air and open it up and do a thorough cleaning.Piewackit1 wrote:It's an Alienware Aurora I bought about 6 years ago. 6GB of RAM 920@ 2.67 GHz. It is running Windows 10, but there are errors from time to time...becoming more and more frequent. The internet card no longer works(had to go wireless), the fans do funny things and the sound card for the speakers is not working properly. That is why I thought it may be time to say goodbye to it, but maybe adding some RAM and a reformat will give it more life.
I am not certain that this is the model you have, but I did find this on the Dell support page.
http://www.dell.com/support/home/us/en/ ... 51/drivers
But for Windows 7 64-bit, there are various driver updates, firmware updates, ...Product not tested for Windows 10 upgrade
Dell is not testing or developing Windows 10 drivers for this product. If you choose to upgrade, some features, applications, and connected devices may not work as expected.
So, if you could go back to Windows 7?? It's hard to say whether it's the unsupported Windows 10 causing the problems, or it might need the Windows 7 updates.