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Installing Windows 7Pro Issues

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by asg9162, Sep 20, 2015.

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  1. asg9162

    asg9162 Thread Starter

    Sep 20, 2015
    I damaged the original drive on my Toshiba Satellite. So I bought a new Toshiba HHD for it. Originally when I first mounted the drive, I got an error saying the drive was not formatted NTFS so it would not install the OS. So I put the drive in my other laptop and formatted it (yes - NTFS). Now I put the freshly formatted drive into the laptop I want it to run on, I install the windows_7 and all goes good until I am personalizing the computer section when I noticed it didn't ask me about setting up the network or any other thing except for the time & zone. Once it rebooted I had the OS running but can't connect to the router. Long story - short...I wiped the drive - reformatted - reinstalled windows...Same Issue. For some reason it will not load a bunch of the hardware drivers, so it doesn't recognize things like the NIC.

    Anyone have any ideas?


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  2. lochlomonder


    Jul 24, 2015
    The best thing to do is head over to the Toshiba site, find the make & model of Satellite you own, and then download the appropriate drivers for it. Drop them on a flash drive or CD, and then run the installers on your laptop.
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