Originally Posted by carnageX
Backup your data first to an external storage device. If you have reinstall discs, use those. Otherwise, there may also be a recovery partition you can boot off to reinstall Windows, which will have all the necessary drivers / extra software from Alienware.
Yup, already have all my important data saved to an external hard drive, so I guess I can go ahead and reinstall.
I'll do that and let you all know how it went and if it fixed the issue