Question about Toshiba Satellite Pro 490XCDT Notebook
My toshiba 490xcdt says I need 200mb to run properly, a friend gave me the lap top and I would like to wipe it clean and start again can I do this , how can I increase the memory as it has 256 as standard
If this were mine id be running linux on it
Posted on Sep 13, 2007
You could wipe it clean as long as you have a windows installation disc to re install but you may have to back up any drivers and save to an external device incase the drivers are unavailable as a download. The problem with this unit is that there is only a 3.8GB hard disk drive and win XP will take atleast 2GB and still not leave much room for programmes to be installed. I would think you were at the maximum amount of memory as normally 160mb is the max, so unless you have a copy of windows 98SE which doesn't take up as much hard drive space, i would just uninstall any programmes from the laptop you don't use and try to gain space that way.
Posted on Jul 08, 2007
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