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Old 11-08-2005, 11:51 PM   #1
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Default Dual Core patch for Windows XP

Aparently, there is a bug for running dual core processors in Windows XP envirnoment. Has anyone hear about this? Without this patch, you won't get the full performance of your dual core CPU:

Taken from Microsoft's website:
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Computers that are equipped with multiple processors that support processor power management features, such as Advanced Configuration and Power Interface (ACPI) processor performance states, require Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2). Additional updates are available to optimize performance and behavior on computers that are running Windows XP SP2. Without these updates, computers that are equipped with these power management-capable, mobile, dual-core processors may experience decreased performance or unexpected behavior. "

http://support.microsoft.com/?id=896256

http://www.amdzone.com/modules.php?o...rder=0&thold=0

So those of you that are running dual cores now, download this and install it.
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Old 11-09-2005, 07:25 AM   #2
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Default Re: Dual Core patch for Windows XP

I'd wait............sounds risky to do it now............

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A supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft, but it is only intended to correct the problem that is described in this article. Only apply it to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix may receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next Windows XP service pack that contains this hotfix.
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Old 11-09-2005, 07:45 AM   #3
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I think I'd need it too.

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All 2 PCs have it
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