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Need Help with Installing win/xp/pro on laptop!

By AznGirlie<3
Oct 21, 2006
  1. I basically needed to reinstall windows xp on my laptop (Toshiba m65 s809) and I installed Win XP Pro Sp2 on it and I immediately noticed that none of my drivers are installed! My video card/sound card, the resolution doesn't go up as high anymore, and my touch pad doesn't scroll down like it used to! I know that there is a different version of xp for laptops right? Is there a way for me to install xp CLEAN onto my laptop without having to buy something? Thanks for any help!

    I know I'm a girl but I do know a thing or two about computers ok?! I just don't know AS much as some of you guys. But hey, I'm still learning! So don't laugh at me! =|
     
  2. Rik

    Rik Banned Posts: 4,985

    Have a look on the toshiba website and get the drivers you need there!!!!
     
  3. AznGirlie<3

    AznGirlie<3 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Ack corrections...It's Toshiba M65 S9093! And one more thing! Sorry~ I backed up everything onto my external and once i moved everything (one folder)back onto my desktop, i opened up my c/program files, i had all these folders in there that was originally there before my installation and I don't know which folders to erase and which ones to keep.
     
  4. Mictlantecuhtli

    Mictlantecuhtli TS Evangelist Posts: 4,916   +9

    I'd say it's safe to delete directories older than the installation time.
     
  5. Rik

    Rik Banned Posts: 4,985

    How did you back them up, by just copying them manually or did you use any back up software????
     
  6. AznGirlie<3

    AznGirlie<3 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I backed them up manually...is that bad?
     
  7. AznGirlie<3

    AznGirlie<3 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    ack...i restarted the comp and now my screen doesn't work!! =|
     
  8. Rik

    Rik Banned Posts: 4,985

    If you had used the file and settings transfer wizard it would have been a lot easier as it puts the files in the right place for you!!!! Too late for that now tho!!!!
     
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