Question about Toshiba Portege S100-S1133 Notebook
Hi, I have a Toshiba Portege R500 notebook. It had win Vista installed on it earlier. Now i want to install XP on it. But ,installation halts after showing blue screen after some time. What is the cause of the problem? Can some one guide me. Any suggestion would be highly appreciated. Thanks in advance Saket
Make the SATA disk mode from ACHI
to Compatibility in the BIOS. once its done without any problem you can make partitions, installa Windows XP. hope this helped you. thanks.
Posted on Apr 02, 2009
Posted on Oct 18, 2008
I have toshiba portege R500 i want install winxp fist boot device not detect in externet dvd writter what can i do
Posted on Aug 14, 2010
I install XP to Portege M200 computers by the following method
Upgrade bios from a USB floppy (get upgrade file from Toshiba online)
after upgrade the computer can boot from the CD drive and install XP. The upgrade goes very slowly for the first half of the install but is installs properly.
Posted on Apr 20, 2010
At wht stage of the installation do you get the blue screen. Did you try installing from a different cd. Later during the installation you might have to log on to BIOS and there will be an option called disable SATA , you will have to disable it in case your laptop was shipped with Vista or else your hard disks will not get detected.
Posted on Oct 04, 2007
You will need a Vista disc to format the drive or try using the XP disc to format before you install. You may have bios and processor recognition problems running XP where a notebook is set up to run Vista
Posted on Oct 02, 2007
Change the HDD to compatibility mode... or get the intel matrix driver and use the f6floppy directory and readme to install the driver by pressing f6 at xp startup. You will need an external floppy disk tho.
Posted on Nov 08, 2007
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