Drivers of Windows® XP in Toshiba® U500
Toshiba U500 laptop is designed with a compact lightweight framework. There are various options for you to use the system for entertainment. It is equipped with Toshiba’s ReelTime feature that would help you access your files faster and take advantage of your bulletin board feature to quickly manage your important tasks. Toshiba recommends Windows XP for Toshiba U500 for outstanding performance. Toshiba U500 has got options for providing graphics, playing video formats and making network connections. For this purpose you need to install proper drivers. A driver is software that allows operating system to communicate with the hardware devices in your system. If you did not install proper drivers, it would result in poor functioning of the system. You need to consider some factors while installing drivers. First of all, the system needs to be free from viruses and malware. Also the driver needs to be compatible. You need to install the driver from genuine and reliable sources.
- Graphic drivers
- Video drivers
- LAN drivers
Before installing graphic drivers in the Windows XP-based Toshiba U500, you need to identify your graphic card that comes pre-installed with your system. Most of the graphic card drivers come with the installation CD of the graphics card. When you install graphics card, some of the default drivers are installed automatically. Otherwise you could move to the website of Toshiba and download the ‘Drivers and Software’ based on the model. Toshiba recommends Radeon HD 4650 graphics card for your Toshiba U500 notebook.
Toshiba U500 comes with the high definition video format that provides entertainment features for you. For the quality video supports, you need to install proper video drivers in your system. At the time of Windows XP installation some of the default drivers would be installed automatically. For better quality video support you need to download video drivers from the official website of Toshiba. You need to double click the ‘.exe’ driver file for the installation. Then, follow the installation instructions for the trouble free install of the video drivers.
Toshiba U500 has got advanced networking options for the trouble-free network connection. Your Toshiba U500 would be connected to the LAN only with the help of adapters. For this purpose you need to download the adapter drivers from the official website of Toshiba. You need to be very clear about the requirements and compatibility for the LAN drivers in your Toshiba U500 notebook. For this purpose you need to check the ‘Device Manager’ of your notebook for the availability of the network adapter.