Install Operating System on Toshiba® Satellite P500
What are the tips for resolving issues while installing a different operating system on a Toshiba Satellite P500 laptop?
With exceptional power and features, the Toshiba Satellite P500 laptop makes for a great portable alternative to a desktop computer, giving you the freedom to work and create as well as add to your entertainment options. You can install a different operating system on your Toshiba Satellite P500 laptop. But, sometimes, there could be problems while installing a new operating system on your computer.
The following are the issues that can occur when you try to install a different operating system on your Toshiba Satellite P500 laptop. Once you go through these different issues, you will get tips to resolve these problems.
- Internal sound problem
- Wireless network driver installation issue
- Unresponsive ‘Mute’ button issue
Internal sound problem
The Toshiba Satellite P500 laptops, sometimes, experience internal sound problems. You may get a beeping sound while working on the system. You can resolve this issue by installing another operating system on the laptop, by removing the Windows Vista operating system. Installing the Windows XP operating system or the latest Windows 7 operating system on the laptop may solve the problem. If not, then install the Ubuntu operating system.
Wireless network driver installation issue
Sometimes, you may not able to connect to the wireless network even after installing the driver for the wireless device of the laptop. So, this can be a software or hardware issue. By identifying the issue during installation, you can take necessary help by contacting the manufacturer’s help desk for checking driver compatibility or for reinstallation.
The ‘Mute’ button of your computer does not respond sometimes. This is considered to be an important issue while installing the operating system on your laptop. This issue is found in the Toshiba TVAP utilities package. So, uninstall this package, then go to the download page on Toshiba’s website, and download and reinstall it. Restarting the machine will solve the issue.