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fastfreddie1959
December 29th, 2009, 9:24pm
Model-Satellite-A215-S7437.
Model no. PSAFGU-OOL002
It's stuck in dial up modem and i need the LAN drivers.

nsecrest
December 29th, 2009, 9:59pm
Ah, Toshiba?


http://www.csd.toshiba.com/cgi-bin/tais/support/jsp/home.jsp?nav=Download


For A215-S7437;
http://www.csd.toshiba.com/cgi-bin/tais/support/jsp/modelContent.jsp?ct=DL&os=&category=&moid=1852728&rpn=PSAFGU&modelFilter=A215-S7437&selCategory=3&selFamily=1073768663

Drop-down list >LAN

fastfreddie1959
December 29th, 2009, 10:52pm
But this laptop is stuck in dial-up mode.
Has no wi-fi driver at all.
And i have no idea which one goes to it.
It's a new HD and so im starting from scratch.
Driving me nuts:dontknow:

Tensa Zangetsu
December 29th, 2009, 11:11pm
http://www.csd.toshiba.com/cgi-bin/tais/support/jsp/modelContent.jsp?ct=SB&os=&category=&moid=1852728&rpn=PSAFGU&modelFilter=A215-S7437&selCategory=3&selFamily=1073768663#


Click on detailed specs

realaud
December 29th, 2009, 11:19pm
Try this nifty utility. It will tell you which device you have and direct you to the drivers: Unknown Device Identifier

http://www.zhangduo.com/udi.html

Schmoolander
December 29th, 2009, 11:49pm
Not sure an article like this will help. I've used similar "bios" viewing to tell video cards, but not network cards.

http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/article/414/2

How about using a known external card (USB for example) to at least get connectivity and then see if (dare I say it) windows update picks up the other?

fastfreddie1959
December 30th, 2009, 12:19am
Installed and configured is all i get.
Windows cannot find any networks.
Network discovery will not stay on.
Im sure it needs a wi-fi driver but the three that are listed will not install.
Not sure an article like this will help. I've used similar "bios" viewing to tell video cards, but not network cards.

http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/article/414/2

How about using a known external card (USB for example) to at least get connectivity and then see if (dare I say it) windows update picks up the other?

fastfreddie1959
December 30th, 2009, 12:29am
But im missing the WI-FI adapter driver.
But this is a great program.

Try this nifty utility. It will tell you which device you have and direct you to the drivers: Unknown Device Identifier

http://www.zhangduo.com/udi.html

nsecrest
December 30th, 2009, 12:58am
Does it have a 'tiny' wireless switch? Somewhere.
Sorry, mine is ~100 miles away over the coast range and it's snowing/raining - miserable. Not even sure which model mine is.

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Networking & Wi-Fi troubleshooting forum;
http://laptopforums.toshiba.com/t5/Networking-Wi-Fi/bd-p/brd_network;jsessionid=DBC59F7193C7DB2172CF600EB0D51A94


A200 series User's Guide (pg 190 & following):
http://askiris.toshiba.com/ToshibaSupportSite/search.do?cmd=displayKC&docType=kc&externalId=http--cdgenp01csdtoshibacom-content-support-manua-userguides-su1976824-SatA200GMAD0017301008Feb15pdf&sliceId=pdfPage_191&dialogID=102200135&stateId=1%200%20102196721

realaud
December 30th, 2009, 1:10am
Yes, but the UDI should tell you which wi-fi adapter you have so you can get the driver. I don't know if Toshiba's support site is like Dell's, but maybe putting in your serial # will tell you what the original configuration is and which drivers you need.

fastfreddie1959
December 30th, 2009, 9:19am
I even got the card reader drivers, but still no network driver.
Does it have a 'tiny' wireless switch? Somewhere.
Sorry, mine is ~100 miles away over the coast range and it's snowing/raining - miserable. Not even sure which model mine is.

.
Networking & Wi-Fi troubleshooting forum;
http://laptopforums.toshiba.com/t5/Networking-Wi-Fi/bd-p/brd_network;jsessionid=DBC59F7193C7DB2172CF600EB0D51A94


A200 series User's Guide (pg 190 & following):
http://askiris.toshiba.com/ToshibaSupportSite/search.do?cmd=displayKC&docType=kc&externalId=http--cdgenp01csdtoshibacom-content-support-manua-userguides-su1976824-SatA200GMAD0017301008Feb15pdf&sliceId=pdfPage_191&dialogID=102200135&stateId=1%200%20102196721

flared0ne
December 30th, 2009, 3:38pm
pertains only to Windows 7 -- maybe that's not a problem.

Any idea just which network hardware IS installed?

Are you able to see (either physically, or via "system", etc) the network id code for your hardware?? My "locked down" wireless network includes an option to restrict access to specific known interface cards -- adding a new one to my household requires "opening up the hood" on the router and inserting the new device into my authorized list. I'm very much assuming you have this in hand, but wanted to cover all the bases, for the complete "learning experience" for posterity, etc, don't-cha-know...

fastfreddie1959
December 30th, 2009, 4:30pm
Toshiba claims the network driver is supposed to be in the sound-video-game controller
but i doubt this very much.
There is no WI-FI network located.
pertains only to Windows 7 -- maybe that's not a problem.

Any idea just which network hardware IS installed?

Are you able to see (either physically, or via "system", etc) the network id code for your hardware?? My "locked down" wireless network includes an option to restrict access to specific known interface cards -- adding a new one to my household requires "opening up the hood" on the router and inserting the new device into my authorized list. I'm very much assuming you have this in hand, but wanted to cover all the bases, for the complete "learning experience" for posterity, etc, don't-cha-know...

bergbon
December 30th, 2009, 4:50pm
FF.. try this:

http://www.drivershq.com/Drivers/Devices/Toshiba-Realtek-Wireless-LAN-Driver/13830/63/Drivers.aspx

fastfreddie1959
December 30th, 2009, 9:32pm
It was a realtek network adapter that i needed.
But it comes from microsoft updates and not toshiba.
I thank you all for your help in this matter:smile8:

FF.. try this:

http://www.drivershq.com/Drivers/Devices/Toshiba-Realtek-Wireless-LAN-Driver/13830/63/Drivers.aspx

Mezikus
March 27th, 2010, 3:36pm
I had never have problems with drivers and modems on Toshiba laptops but as I know many of them are located on their official site http://www.toshiba.com. Try to find there because it is the most reliable source of drivers in network that doesn’t include viruses.