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Win 2000 upgrade - video driver does not work

Hello.
I upgraded an old Toshiba 1800-S253 laptop to a clean install of Win 2000. I followed the instructions from the mfg website and downloaded the correct drivers, but the video driver does not seem to be compatible. The unit will freeze up after the driver is installed.

Any Ideas?

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  • sst5940 Aug 19, 2008

    There is no generic drivers found in win 2000.

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Try "Generic" drivers that come loaded with windows.

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