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\015 Hey there.Look, I just installed a copy of Windows 7 Ultimate onto my Toshiba Satellite A505D. As you may or may not know, it is a 64-bit system. However, whilst attempting to install Windows 7, it prompted that i could not upgrade it; no matter what i tried. So I consulted someone about it and they said just do the custom upgrade, which I did. Seeing as this is a fairly new computer, and I did not have any important files on here; I didn't bother with backing up. Once the custom install finished and my computer booted itself up with the new Windows 7 on it, I noticed that none of my easy-press volume buttons, nor anything of the sort worked. Then I noticed that my Wi-fi doesn't exist whatsoever! I use a Modem-router and it is normally always discoverable (my iPhone discovers it fine); and internet only works through Ethernet cable. This is a problem as I constantly use my wireless internet and without it, this laptop is useless. Is there any way that I can get the programs or settings for all the 'basic toshiba' stuff back. Or, is there a way that I can try and fix my wireless internet and buttons etc. Thank-you in advance.\015

Answers :

This is a very common issue with people installing a new Operating System instead of 'upgrading' it: all you Laptop specific drivers have been wiped and need to be re-installed!\015\012All modern Laptops and Desktops come with a set of drivers on CD (or on a protected disk partition) specific to their machine AND specific operating systems and should include Chipset Driver, Video Card Driver, Audio Driver, Lan driver, Wireless Lan driver if applicable, Soft Keys/SCM driver. If you don't have them, you could download them from Toshiba.\015\012
\015\012Hope it helps: let me know how you go!\011
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