Need Help in Converting Vista to XP

Discussion in 'Windows Vista' started by baolong, Jul 10, 2008.

  1. baolong

    baolong MDL Novice

    Jul 10, 2008
    Hi everybody,
    I am a newbie and have a minimal computer knowledge but love to learn. I have a Toshiba Satellite laptop with Windows Vista. I want to replace Vista with XP Pro but have no idea how to get drivers for the hardware. Any info is greatly appreciated. Below is the info I can get from Toshiba sites:

    Satellite A135 Series Detailed Product Specification1
    Model Name:A135-S4527
    Part Number:pSAD0U-05400P
    UPC: 032017833005
    Operating System C1 2
    • Genuine Windows Vista™ Home Premium(32-bit version)
    Processor and Chipset3
    • Intel® Pentium® dual-core processor T2080
    o 1.73GHz, 1MB L2, 533MHz FSB
    • Chipset
    o Mobile Intel® 943GML Express Chipset
    • Configured with 1024MB PC4200 DDR2 SDRAM (both memory slots
    may be occupied). Maximum capacity 2048MB
    Hard Disk Drive5
    • 120GB (5400 RPM); Serial ATA hard disk drive; 9.5mm height; user
    Fixed Optical Disk Drive6
    • DVD SuperMulti (+/-R double layer) drive supporting 11 formats
    o Maximum speed and compatibility: CD-ROM (24x), CD-R (24x),
    CD-RW (16x), DVD-ROM (8x), DVD-R (Single Layer, (8x)),
    DVD-R (Double Layer, (4x)), DVD-RW (6x), DVD+R (Single
    Layer, (8x)), DVD+R (Double Layer, (4x)), DVD+RW (8x), DVDRAM
    • 15.4” diagonal widescreen TruBrite™ TFT LCD display at 1280x800
    native resolution (WXGA)
    o Native support for 720p content
    • Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator 950 with 8MB-256MB dynamically
    allocated shared graphics memory
    • Built-in stereo speakers
    • Sound Volume Control Dial
    Input Devices
    • 85 key US keyboard
    • TouchPad™ pointing device
    • TouchPad™ Enable/Disable
    • Control Buttons:
    o Internet button to launch default browser
    o CD/DVD control buttons (Skip to Previous/Next Track, Play, Stop)
    • Modem9
    • 10/100 Base-TX Ethernet
    • Integrated Wi-Fi® compliant wireless:10
    o Atheros® 802.11b/g wireless-LAN
    • 2 main memory slots. Both slots may be occupied.
    • One PCMCIA – Type II/Type I Card Slot
    • 5-in-1 Bridge Media Adapter
    o Secure Digital, Memory Stick™, Memory Stick PRO™, Multi
    Media Card, xD Picture Card [shared slots]
    • Video
    o RGB (monitor) output port
    o S-Video output port
    • Audio
    o Microphone input port
    o Headphone output port
    • Data
    o i.LINK(tm) IEEE-1394
    o USB v2.0 – 4 ports
    Physical Description
    • Dimensions (WxDxH Front/H Rear): 14.2” x 10.5” x 1.47”
    • Weight: Starting at 6.0 lbs (2.73 kg) depending upon configuration 11
    • LCD Cover Color: Mist Gray
    • 65W (19V x 3.42A) 100-240V AC Adapter.
    o Dimensions (WxDxH): 4.25” x 1.34” x 1.85”
    o Weight: starting at 0.67 lbs
    • 4000mAh Lithium Ion battery pack
    o Dimensions (WxDxH): 8.15” x 2.13” x 0.91”
    o Weight: starting at 0.75 lbs
    Software C1 13
    • Toshiba Software and Utilities(Pitts to update)
    o TOSHIBA Value Added Package
    o Electronic User’s Guide
    o Bluetooth Stack for Windows by Toshiba
    o TOSHIBA ConfigFree®
    o TOSHIBA Assist
    o TOSHIBA Security Assist
    o TOSHIBA Disc Creator
    o TOSHIBA Extended Tiles for Windows Mobility Center
    o TOSHIBA Speech System
    o TOSHIBA Recovery Disc Creator
    • Third-party Software
    o TOSHIBA Game Console
    o Microsoft Works Version 8.5
    o Sun® Java™ 2 Runtime Environment
    o Adobe® Acrobat® Reader 8.0
    o InterVideo® WinDVD® 8 SD
    o Microsoft® Windows Media Player 11
    o Google™ Desktop
    o Google™ Toolbar
    o Yahoo! Music™ Jukebox
    • Trial Software
    o Microsoft Office Trial Home and Student 2007 Edition (60-day
    o McAfee® Internet Security Suite (30-day trial)
    • Special Offers
    o Microsoft Office Live
    o Microsoft Money Essentials
    Environmental Specifications
    Operating Non-operating
    Temperature14 5° to 35° C
    (41° to 95° F)
    -20° to 65° C
    (-4° to 149° F)
    Thermal Gradient 15° C per hour (max) 20° C per hour (max)
    Relative Humidity
    20% to 80% 10% to 95%
    (relative to sea level)
    -30 to 10,000 feet -30 to 40,000 feet
    Shock 10G 60G
    Vibration 0.5G 1.0G
    • This product is RoHS15 compatible