Installation of Windows® XP Drivers on Toshiba® Satellite M500
Tips for installing Windows XP Drivers on Toshiba M500 System
Toshiba M500 system is one of the fastest and great performing systems capable of multitasking. Its performance is excellent and comes with a variety of features. It has so many built-in device drivers. Drivers are software, which helps the operating system of your system to interact with the hardware connected to it. The driver consists of programs to control and operate the functions of devices. If you format the hard disk all the drivers should be downloaded and installed again. Windows XP of Toshiba M500 system can recognize the devices properly only if proper drivers are installed in it. Some of the drivers available for this OS are sound drivers, Bluetooth drivers, Ethernet drivers and video drivers. These drivers can be downloaded from trusted sites and installed on your system easily.
The following are some of the tips along with things that need to be kept in mind while installing drivers on your Toshiba M500 system:
- Backup of current drivers
- Removal of corrupted drivers
- Disable antivirus program
Backup of current drivers
Whenever you install an updated version of drivers on your Toshiba M500 system, you must always remember to backup the currently used drivers. This should be done in case if some issues occur with the installation of upgraded drivers, then the system can be rolled back to its previous state of function. Backup can be done using CD or DVD.
Removal of corrupted drivers
You might be installing drivers on your Toshiba M500 system in order to switch to the latest version or to replace the corrupted drivers. In such case always make sure that you remove the old drivers from your Toshiba M500 system. As such drivers occupy
unnecessary space in the system’s memory and also create some issues with the new installation of drivers.
The driver installation on your Toshiba M500 system will not be successful at times even due to security program. Security program blocks the malware and other harmful programs from entering your system and ensures tight protection for the system. In some cases installation of driver program can also be blocked by it, as it might consider it as a harmful program. You can troubleshoot this issue by disabling the security program during driver installation.