Xp Drivers needed for Satellite U400-138 to downgrade from Vista Home premium
I have bought a new Toshiba Laptop model no:PSU44E-00500GAR
Satellite U400-138, i want to downgrade it from vista home premium to XP if
possible please help or advise how to reach the drivers.
Thanks in advance.
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Re: Xp Drivers needed for Satellite U400-138 to downgrade...
Yes you can downgrade it to windows xp. go to toshiba website www.toshiba.com and from there you can download the drivers for Windows XP. befor installing Windows XP please download the Network driver and save it on a CD or any other driver. Then install Windows XP. Install the network drivers, connect to the internet and install the other drivers required.
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You can only only find the drivers in Toshiba europe and you will have to to begin with the first series of you particular; your's being A-series, search for the last model number to support xp and VIOLA your home free =) I know this cuz I just downgraded a Toshiba Satellite A135- S2286 Happy Driver hunting and Good Luck XP RULES =)
If you have a Toshiba Recovery CD you may be able to install XP, otherwise :-
You need a Windows XP installation CD together with the installation Product code.
To install Windows XP insert the CD in the laptop and boot up with the CD and follow the screen instructions.
Let's start by not calling it a downgrade, Vista hasn't proven itself to be an upgrade yet.
I have litterally done hundreds of Vista to XP swaps at my shop. Don't be affraid to do an XP reload, manufacturers have realized the mistake of not offering XP drivers for thier hardware and now have them on thier site. Out of the machines I've reloaded with XP, I've only run into a couple of Acers that I had to break down to get the info from a video or sound card. You shouldn't have any problem loading it yourself.