Installing Video Drivers in Toshiba® Satellite U500
Toshiba Satellite U500 is a laptop series built for motility and packed with high end features. It has a 13-inch diagonal high definition display with touch screen capacity. This laptop comes with a colorful textured finish and possesses solid components that ensure you classy performance. The light Toshiba Satellite U500 series helps you stay connected and constantly entertained while on the move. The high performance and powerful multimedia features of this laptop accelerate your activities. This model is powered with Intel Core 2 Duo processors and 512 MB of ATI mobility Radeon HD 4570 GPU DDR3 VRAM.
Various drivers may be installed in your Toshiba Satellite U500 notebook so as to optimize its performance. Numerous video drivers are available to be downloaded online depending on your system and the video card integrated in your system.
- Compatibility of the system
- Update the drivers
- Create System restore points
Compatibility of the system
In order to install new video drivers in your system, you are required to first find out the version of your Operating system. All the details regarding your Operating system as well as your Toshiba Satellite U500 including the exact device model have to be determined. You are then required to ensure that the video driver that suits your needs also satisfies the requirements of your PC. The driver should be compatible with both your system as well as its hardware.
Update the drivers
You are also recommended to scan your PC for all the outdated drivers existing in it. On scanning your Toshiba Satellite U500 you get a list of all the outdated drivers. You are then required to update all the required drivers before installing a new driver. Poor performance of the outdated drivers could also contribute to dissatisfaction with your system. Even after updating if you feel that your system needs a new video driver to enhance its performance, then you may go forward with downloading and installing a new one.
Installation of new drivers may lead to system crash. So it is necessary to equip yourselves to brave such failures. You are, therefore, recommended to create Restore points in your system before the actual installation. This helps to restore your system to the decided Restore point in situations of trouble. This is specifically useful in cases of wrong driver installation as well as incompatibility issues.