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Running XP on a Toshiba Satelite L40-18X

Have this satellite L40-18X laptop by Toshiba.
I used nlite to produce an XP insall disk and installed XP instead of Vista.
Device manager shows a host of wrong drivers. I have a USB Huawei modem whihc will not run. looks it has installed but will bring an error when run. cannot connect to the internet to sort these drivers. What can I do to run this modem?

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  • Anonymous Nov 07, 2008

    no sound

  • Anonymous Dec 02, 2008

    yes my wireless driver not install in xp . i needed .

  • Anonymous Feb 20, 2009

    i can't use wireless when i change vista to windows XP. my laptop is toshiba satellite L40

  • hobega03 Mar 08, 2009

    i can not hear music with my hearfone

  • imcompany Apr 28, 2009

    I Have satellite L40-PSL40L-03301W laptop by Toshiba. I insall disk and installed XP instead of Vista. NOW I have no any drivers for satellite L40-PSL40L-03301W so pls give web site link.i do down its driver.

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I Have satellite L40-18W-PSL4CE laptop . I installed XP . i got all drivers except sound driver. the last sound driver was running on vista is (Realtek High Definition Audio System Software Ver:R1.72) on toshiba site they said this driver soppurt vista & xp but i got nothing after installing the driver. pls help me with greatfull.

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I Have satellite L40-PSL40L-03301W laptop by Toshiba. I insall disk and installed XP instead of Vista. NOW I have no any drivers for satellite L40-PSL40L-03301W so pls give web site link.i do down its driver.

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Well by default (Windows XP PRO sp2), have some generic drivers for external modems & install them by default. If that doesn't work & get a splat sign on device manager "USB" devices, you should use the cd that came with the modem & install the original driver. If still that doesn't work, you may need to login to a cafe` or something to get the updated driver for your modem at the manufacturer's website.

I hope this helps.

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