Upgrade Windows® XP in Toshiba® Satellite E205
Know more about upgrading Windows XP in Toshiba Satellite E205
Toshiba Satellite E205 system comprises of Intel Core i5-430M processor, 4GB DDR3 1066 MHz memory and Slot-Loading DVD SuperMulti drive as optical drive. If there is any version of Windows existing in your system before you upgrade to the Windows XP, you need to uninstall that first. Microsoft Upgrade Adviser tool is very helpful to download and upgrade to Windows XP. It is strongly recommended to check whether your system meets the requirements of Windows XP specification or not. If it is not, you will not able to upgrade the system with Windows XP. It requires a minimum of 1.5GB available space in your hard disk to save Windows XP OS files.
Some of the things you need to look out for when upgrading Windows XP in Toshiba Satellite E205 are described below:
- Verify the Hardware Compatibility
- Remove or Disable Antivirus Software
- Run scandisk
Verify the Hardware Compatibility
To verify whether your systems hardware is compatible to Windows XP or not, check the Windows hardware compatibility list. You can also run the Windows XP Upgrade Adviser tool to get the current status of the Toshiba SatelliteE205. It will give you a report which contains details of your computer hardware compatibility issues. You can update the old devices in the system to make them run correctly on Windows XP.
Remove or Disable Antivirus Software
You need to turn off the Windows firewall currently existing in your system. If there is any other antivirus existing, you also need to uninstall it to avoid the conflicts that can come while upgrading. You must turn off any hardware antivirus feature that exists because it will not allow making any change in your system and you won’t be able to complete the upgrade.
Before you start the upgrade procedure you need to run the Scandisk.exe tool. It will give protection against disk errors and file copy errors. There is a chance for your computer to restart unnecessarily during the upgrade process. This might lead to taking longer time to complete setup program. There will be bad portions or damaged files on the drive in your system. This can cause problems in upgrading. All these issues could be prevented by a surface scan.