Welcome to the Toshiba Support Forum, created for customers and enthusiasts to share knowledge, solve problems and discuss technology. To join the discussion, please login or register.
Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 17

Thread: Windows 8 on Satellite C660-1M0

  1. Windows 8 on Satellite C660-1M0
    #1
    Beginner
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Posts
    11
    Hello,
    I am going to download this new Windows 8 Preview..
    Will it accept the drivers for my laptop??
    My laptop is TOSHIBA

    *MODEL NAME*: SATELLITE C660 - 1M0
    *PART NO.* PSC1GE - 029002AR
    *SERIAL NO.* 6B206893K

  2. Re: Windows 8 on Satellite C660-1M0
    #2
    Master
    Join Date
    Feb 2005
    Posts
    2,310
    Untl now I didnít make some experiments with Win8 but I think there should not be problem if you use Win7 drivers.

    Create recovery DVD and make test with Win8. If you donít like it or you will see that there are problems with drivers, tools or utilities installation you can install recovery image again using created recovery DVD.

    I think you are the first one with Win8 and it will be nice if you can make short report about all this. It will be interesting to read your experience about it.

  3. Re: Windows 8 on Satellite C660-1M0
    #3
    Beginner
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Posts
    11
    I downloaded the Windows 8 but the DVD I bought does not have enough space it's only 1.3 GB, all the current stores in Egypt in the area where I am currently living are only selling those at the moment..
    This area is called Ain Shams (The Eyes of the Sun)..... A very poor area..

    OK, can I buy 2 Discs and burn the ISO image to these 2 discs?
    Then while installing, I insert Disc 1 first and then it asks me to Insert Disc 2?
    Can this be done?

    Message was edited by: AmgedIsmail

    Message was edited by: AmgedIsmail

  4. Re: Windows 8 on Satellite C660-1M0
    #4
    Beginner
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Posts
    11
    Woooooow!!!!
    Windows 8 is sooo coooool!!!
    It looks like an iPad or iPhone!

    - It has a Touch Keyboard which you can show up and type any letter by moving the mouse arrow on any letter.
    - Microsoft has now made a store like Apple Store and Nokia Ovi Store....
    I think they will make the same games as iPhone? :)

    - But the first problem I encountered is when I play any video file with Windows Media Player it doesn't play the sound, do you think why?
    The type of the video file is MP4

  5. Re: Windows 8 on Satellite C660-1M0
    #5
    Hey thanks for your info. Iím very interested about Win8. If possible make some screenshots and post it here. Iíll be very thankful if you can do this.
    No sound? Maybe sound driver is missing.

    Have you checked device manager and which components are not installed properly.
    Try to install Win7 sound driver for your notebook model. maybe it will works.

  6. Re: Windows 8 on Satellite C660-1M0
    #6
    Beginner
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Posts
    11
    Of course I can do this for you!
    First,
    here is a screenshot of the Touch Keyboard as you can see works exactly the same as iPhone, iPad and iPod.
    http://i1187.photobucket.com/albums/z393/BlackCitadel/TouchKeyboard.jpg
    - You can also use smiley faces from the keyboard look at this:-
    Not only faces, there are also car shapes, food shapes and a lot more.
    http://i1187.photobucket.com/albums/z393/BlackCitadel/TouchKeyboard2.jpg

    That is why I wish my screen is Touchable.!!!
    I asked about this before, is it possible to make my screen touchable?

    Message was edited by: AmgedIsmail

    2- As you can see, this is how it looks when you click Start or press the Start Windows button on the keyboard *(That button where it is usually beside the Alt button)*
    http://i1187.photobucket.com/albums/z393/BlackCitadel/Start.jpg
    There is a Store, look!! It sounds to me the same picture as that of Nokia Ovi Store.....
    They have a categorize of things there you can download......
    Windows 8 now has apps...!!!
    But can I ask a question please?
    Will these games downloaded from the Microsoft Store work in Windows 7? Do you think so?

    Message was edited by: AmgedIsmail

    3- What i am excited about Windows 8 is that it has built-in Camera software.
    As you can see, I no longer have to download a camera software like web cam max like I used to do before when I urgently need to take a quick photo of myself.... It is just in the Start Menu you have an app :)
    http://i1187.photobucket.com/albums/z393/BlackCitadel/Camera.jpg

    Message was edited by: AmgedIsmail

    4- This is how it looks when you open the store:
    http://i1187.photobucket.com/albums/z393/BlackCitadel/Store-1.jpg
    - As you can see, everything is categorized there, there is Games, Social, Entertainment, News, etc....
    http://i1187.photobucket.com/albums/z393/BlackCitadel/Store2.jpg

    5- You can move the mouse arrow at the left edge of the screen to show you the open apps and games:
    http://i1187.photobucket.com/albums/z393/BlackCitadel/Openapps.jpg

    6- This is one of the games I downloaded from the store:-
    http://i1187.photobucket.com/albums/z393/BlackCitadel/Openapps2.jpg
    http://i1187.photobucket.com/albums/z393/BlackCitadel/Openapps3.jpg

    Oh look at the game!!!
    If my screen is a touch screen now, it will be the same as the iPad and I will just touch the screen to slide across to cut the rope!! :)
    That is why I am asking if I can make my screen touchable? Is it possible so or there are specific laptops that has a touch screen?

    Message was edited by: AmgedIsmail

    Message was edited by: AmgedIsmail

    Message was edited by: AmgedIsmail

  7. Re: Windows 8 on Satellite C660-1M0
    #7
    Master
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Posts
    2,150
    Hello AmgedIsmail

    You are the star. Thank you so much about this detailed posting and great screenshots. Iíll get Win8 version soon and want to test it on my big Satellite P500.

  8. Re: Windows 8 on Satellite C660-1M0
    #8
    Beginner
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Posts
    11
    Hello,
    Thank you too for calling me a star :)
    What about my model please?
    Can the screen be a touch screen?
    Or are there specific laptops that has a touch screen?

    Message was edited by: AmgedIsmail

  9. Re: Windows 8 on Satellite C660-1M0
    #9
    Master
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Posts
    2,150
    > Can the screen be a touch screen?
    Unfortunately not. Your Satellite has not touch screen option.

  10. Re: Windows 8 on Satellite C660-1M0
    #10
    Beginner
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Posts
    11
    Thanks a lot.
    How cam I know the Satellite Laptops with Touch Screens?

Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •