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Laptop drivers laptop has had everything including drivers erased and has been loaded back up with windows home edition instead of proffessional . i have no discs for this and nothing is working .please how can i make this all better ?

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  • ladybean Nov 30, 2007

    i bought a Toshiba M1 WiFi Mobile 1.4Ghz DVD Laptop without an operating system installed from ebay. I have installed windows xp home edition includind service pack 2. unfortunately there is no drivers for this computer so up to now i have found there to be no sound,no drivers to get onto the internet and i am unsure what to do. HELP it is suppose to be a xmas present for my grandson. Marilyn

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Go to the link below and enter your notebook details and the driver you require, download and install and all will be sorted. http://uk.computers.toshiba-europe.com/cgi-bin/ToshibaCSG/download_drivers_bios.jsp?service=UK

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Another option is to use a Windows installation disc. When the disc is inserted (or if you boot from the disc) you will have the option of reinstalling Windows. You will be warned that all data on the HDD will be lost in the process. If you choose to continue Windows will reformat the HDD and perform a clean installation.

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Step 1:
Restart your computer during the boot process you will see on the screen to press a certain key to enter setup usually the Delete or F2 key

Press and hold that key during the boot up process to enter BIOS then using the arrow keys scroll down to advanced bios features press enter change your first boot device to cd press escape then press f10 to save to cmos to restart

Note this will erase you operating system you will have to have an operating system disk to load it onto you hard drive or create a partition to load another operating system

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