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ACPI TOS6205 drivers for Windows 7 [solved]

Q. Hello JD H, I have an issue, I installed win 7 (32 bit) on my Toshiba Satellite P300 and there is this unknown device (ACPI\TOS6205) I cannot find the right driver! Please can you assist me to get the driver? Abdul M. A. Here is the download link for the bluetooth driver that should fix your ACPI TOS6205 Unknown Device issue: , Toshiba dl link UPDATE from Abdul M. That was the right driver and I thank you for fixing my Toshiba Satellite problem. 🙂

Dell Inspiron 17R SE 7720 RAID setup?

My Inspiron 17R has no RAID option in the BIOS. I believe to access the Intel RAID settings it is necessary to have a mSATA drive installed (which I do not have installed at this time).  When a mSATA drive is installed it seems that the acceleration option (mSATA SSD caching) may be enabled in the BIOS, after which you can also do some RAID stuff. I ordered a nice mSATA drive to install in my 17R to see if

Upgrade ASUS N56VM/N56VZ SSD & RAM

If you have a nice ASUS N56VM or N56VZ series laptop you may be wondering how to upgrade it for maximum performance. So here is a photo tutorial on how to upgrade the RAM on these particular ASUS laptops. You can also see get a feel for how to remove the hard drive & upgrade to an SSD as well as seeing the location of the wifi card. NOTE: A number of people have asked what memory and SSD I

Toshiba Satellite F01N unknown device / pci simple communication controller [driver download]

Q. Hello, I have toshiba satellite c850 fo1n “unknown device and pci simple communication controller” not working can you help out? A. Sure! If your device manager is showing a yellow question mark for unknown device F01n as well as the simple communications controller on the Satellite C850, that problem should be solved by the following driver download: (Intel Chipset Utility for Toshiba Satellite laptops, both 32 bit x86 and 64 bit x64) NOTE: this driver may also work for these models Satellite

Acer Aspire AS7560 review

Here are my impressions of the Acer Aspire AS7560 laptop: Pros: Decent keyboard, WITH full numpad Supports TWO hard drives… dual hard drive support is quite rare in a machine this inexpensive Responsive trackpad with good two finger scrolling Easy upgrading. Loosening a few screws allows for access to two DDR3 RAM slots and two SATA hard drive bays. Cons: Occasional CPU noise even during relatively low load situations CPU cooling fanis audible during program loading (even FireFox etc.) then

USB long range Wifi options

When your laptop’s internal Wifi just can’t quite get the reception you want, an external USB Wifi adapter (and antenna) can be just the ticket 🙂 Here are a couple intriguing options available from Amazon: Amazon.com: C. Crane US3 Super USB Wifi Antenna 3: Electronicshttp://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004UR72IM?ie=UTF8&tag=pixensity-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B004UR72IMProduct Dimensions: 5.2 x 2.5 x 11.5 inches Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds (View shipping rates and policies) Shipping: This item is also available for shipping to select countries… Amazon.com: Alfa AWUS036H Upgraded to 1000mW 1W 802.11b/g

Razer Blade 17″ gaming laptop review

The Razer Blade laptop is one of the most intriguing ‘gaming’ laptops to come along in quite a while. There have been a lot of “hands on” previews posted since the laptop was announced but only recently have real reviews stared to come online. As I find real reviews I will be posting them here along with some comments: Razer Blade review — Engadgethttp://www.engadget.com/2012/02/22/razer-blade-review/Type Gaming Screen size 17.3 inches Screen resolution 1920 x 1080 Processor speed 2.8 GHz System RAM 8