Classic Toshiba driver archive


Buried in the Toshiba Canada archives away from sunlight and time, there exists quite the treasure trove of drives and software for classic Toshiba notebook hardware.

The archive is organised into twelve sections. Six for operating systems:

And six for specific driver types:

Thanks to this hidden archive, I was able to get 16 million colours and sound in Windows 3.x and DOS on my 1999-vintage Libretto 70CT. This would have taken months trawling though scammy, dodgy, adware riddled driver sites to do otherwise. If you've been a sysadmin for a Windows system, you know exactly the sites I'm talking about.

If you're serious about retro 1990s computing, you'd be wise to download some stuff from here. Personally, I archived the entire site in the event it gets taken down one day.

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