Installing drivers in a Toshiba® Satellite laptop
How to install Toshiba satellite laptop drivers?
The drivers could undoubtedly be said as a necessity for any computer. They allow the user to install the different play and plug devices. The selection of drivers enhances the user's performance and efficiency over a system. Thus, proper installation of drivers is of all importance for optimum utilization of a computer. Many new Toshiba Satellite laptop users have found that their Atheros wireless card does not work correctly with the Windows XP. If you have installed Windows XP on your Toshiba Satellite laptop, you could install the correct driver for your Atheros wireless card. The Toshiba is yet to offer the driver on their website, which adds to users’ confusion. The driver installs and downloads in minutes. You could also use the default location for best results.
Details about installing Toshiba Satellite laptop drivers are:
- Toshiba Satellite U305-S7467
- Install the XP Atheros wireless drivers
- Toshiba Satellite A15-S127 laptop
Toshiba Satellite U305-S7467
Installing the Windows XP in place of Vista requires you to install XP drivers for the hardware components within the Toshiba U305-S7467. To accomplish this you need to install the appropriate drivers through the Device Manager. First insert the driver disc into the computer and click 'Start,' 'Control panel' and 'Device manager.' Click on the category of hardware whose driver you wish to install and double-click the specific piece of hardware on the Toshiba Satellite U305-S7467.
Install the Windows XP Atheros wireless drivers
Instead of changing or upgrading your Operating System due to a missing driver, install the Windows XP Atheros wireless drivers on your Toshiba Satellite laptop. You could download the Atheros wireless driver for XP. You visit the website in the Resources section. Click the link and right-click the downloaded file and choose 'Extract all.' Choose where you want to the extracted files to be stored. Double-click the folder with the extracted files and double click the file to start the Driver Installation.
Replacing the wireless card is relatively simple on the Toshiba Satellite laptop, but users may want to obtain a wireless G or N card for faster performance. Turn the laptop disconnect and off the power and any peripherals that are installed. You also need to remove the battery from the computer. Remove the cover off to reveal the wireless card underneath. You turn the laptop over, plug in the power adapter and connect all peripherals. You turn the computer on to ensure that the wireless card is working properly.