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Thread: I want to install Win XP on Satellite L500-14F

  1. I want to install Win XP on Satellite L500-14F
    #1
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    Feb 2010
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    Hello To Every One.

    Dear All.

    I Have *Toshiba Setellite L500-14F* Model and Currently i am Running Windows 7 On it ,As It Did Not Came With Any OS So i Install Windows 7 on it.

    So Now I Want To Install Windows XP on it , As I am Facing Some Problems to Work With Some Software Which Are Not Supporting and Having Compatibility Issues With Windows 7.

    I Had Allready Downloaded All Drivers For Windows XP For This Notebook.
    By Reading and Searching The Forums I Found Out That I Need To Upgrade They BIOS Also So I Did That But Invain.

    So Please Help By Guiding Me That What Steps Do I Had To Take To Successfully Install The Windows Xp on This Machine. As I Am Faild Twice A Time.

    Thanks in Advance

    And Best Regards

  2. Re: I Want To Install Win XP on Toshiba Setellite L500-14F.
    #2
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    Hi,

    if you want to install Xp on your computer, you need to change Sata Controller in Bios ,,Compatible,, otherwise you will meet a blue screen during installation. It's because of AHCI drivers Then after installation, you can download and install Storage Manager and return AHCi mode in Bios. You can also integrate them into Windows disk.

    you can read here:

    http://aps2.toshiba-tro.de/kb0/HTD9401AN0000R01.htm

  3. Re: I want to install Win XP on Satellite L500-14F
    #3
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    Hi

    The Win XP installation is not very tricky…
    As mentioned by Jeka set the SATA mode from AHCI to Compatible.
    This will allows you to install the Windows without installing SATA drivers.

    After that you can follow with driver installation.
    Satellite L500-14F belongs to the PSLJTE series and all Win XP drivers can be found on the Toshiba European driver page!!!

    I recommend installing the drivers in following order:
    Chip Set Utility
    Display Driver
    LAN Driver
    Modem Driver
    Wireless Lan Driver
    Touch Pad Driver Alps Electric and Synaptics
    Sound Driver
    Webcam driver
    Controls Driver
    Controls
    Zooming Utility Driver
    Zooming Utility
    SD Utilities
    Power Saver Driver
    Power Saver
    Assist
    Accessibility
    DVD Player
    Hardware Setup
    Etc…

  4. Re: I want to install Win XP on Satellite L500-14F
    #4
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    Thanks a Lot Guys Thats Really Useful ,
    My Best Regards To You All.
    Thanks Once Again.

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