Installing Drivers in Toshiba® Satellite U500 System with Windows® XP
Toshiba Satellite U500 system comes with advanced features like Windows 7 Home Premium, Intel Core i3-330M Processor, 4GB of DDR3 memory and display which is multi-touch-sensitive. You could also use Windows XP successfully in your system. The system comes attached with lots of internal and external devices. In order to access the devices of your system you need a special program called driver program. Driver is a small piece of software that acts like a translator between the concerned devices to the Operating System. Drivers vary with the OS. Likewise, there are lots of drivers available for your Toshiba Satellite U500 system which uses Windows XP. Some such drivers are LAN drivers, Ethernet drivers, DVD drivers, video drivers and sound drivers. At times you might face some issues with the use of drivers in your system, which might be due to several reasons.
- Remove corrupted drivers
- Removal of malware
- Disable Antivirus software
- Have a backup of drivers
Remove corrupted drivers
You might be installing drivers in your system so as to switch to the updated version or to replace the corrupted ones. In such cases, always make sure that you remove the old drivers or the corrupted drivers from your Toshiba Satellite U500 system. Such drivers could occupy unnecessary space in the system’s memory and create issues with the newly installed drivers.
Removal of malware
Sometimes, you might find installation of drivers becoming unsuccessful. This might be due to the presence of malware in your Toshiba Satellite U500 system. Hence before installing driver programs, you should ensure that the system is free from such malware. This could be done with the help of antivirus program in the system.
The driver installation in your Toshiba Satellite U500 system would not be successful at times even due to antivirus program. Antivirus program helps in blocking the malware and other harmful program['s entry into the system and ensures great protection to the system. In some cases, however, installation of driver program might be blocked by the antivirus software, as it mistake the drivers for harmful programs. You could overcome this issue by disabling the antivirus program at the time of driver installation.
Whenever you install a different or updated version of drivers on Toshiba Satellite U500 system, you must always remember to backup your current drivers. This should be done so that in case some issues do come up with the installation of upgraded drivers, the system could be rolled back to its previous state of function.