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Need help finding drivers for my new laptop?

Asked by Trance24 (3311points) November 25th, 2008

Here is the laptop. I am looking for drivers so that I can take off Vista and put on XP. Can anyone help?

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battlemarz's avatar

Via Toshiba’s support site. Satellite L305-S5907 Drivers. Select your operating system as windows XP SP2.

On the second option box select “Driver”. Note there are 2 pages of drivers. Most importantly get LAN, Display, Wi-Fi, and Sound. Also probably get chipset and Touchpad.

There are multiple Wi-Fi drivers. Just download both. If the first one you try says you don’t have the supported hardware then just use the other one.

joeysefika's avatar

And the intel graphics controller. Otherwise the speed of the computer and the max resolution will be pathetic.

wilhel1812's avatar

Does people still have to look for that stuff?

battlemarz's avatar

@wilhel1812: If they want any choice in their hardware and software then yes.

wilhel1812's avatar

well, only 15 of 31 apps in my dock is made from apple. I have great alternatives for those, but i prefer apples. They intergate better with the system and my hardware.

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