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Xp Support I recently purchased a Toshiba Satellie A305-S6837 and it was shipped with Vista but I downgraded it to XP because of some software compatability issues. Most of the downgrade went well but I was unable to locate a driver for the ethernet controller and base device. Would appreciate if you could send me the location of these drivers. Thank much

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  • scarlet_b Jan 23, 2009

    I have the same problem, i tried that download last night, and the driver's wouldn't work. Any ideas?

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You can try this

Downgrading on a system that didn't ever ship with XP is problematic at best

This is the chipset, should take care of the base device

http://www.csd.toshiba.com/cgi-bin/tais/su/su_sc_dtlViewDL.jsp?soid=1871244&moid=1998606&rpn=PSAG0U&BV_SessionID=@@@@1838905512.1214933615@@@@&BV_EngineID=cccjadeehldhkdlcgfkceghdgngdgnn.0&ct=DL&all_docs=false

Try this for the nic, it is a best guess

http://www.softwarepatch.com/utilities/realteknic.html

Posted on Jul 01, 2008

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