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I know about multi -processing and I know I have only ONE actual physical CPU on my motherboard. Using the cpuz program shows only one core. Join over 733,556 other people just like you! In that case, you'd just disable it and reboot and you win, hopefully. http://midsolutions.org/xp-home/xp-home-and-media-center-dual-boot-error.html

Like a Task Manager or Device Manager. Please respond if you see any wrong moves in what plan is. My System Specs System Manufacturer/Model Number Dell Precision 490 Workstation OS Windows 7 Professional 64-bit CPU Dual Xeon 5320 Quad Core Motherboard Intel Dell Precision 490 Workstation Motherboard GU083 Dual Memory My System Specs Computer type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number Dell OS Windows 7 Professional x64 CPU Intel Xeon E5160 (x2) Motherboard Dell DT031 Memory 16GB DDR2 FB-Dimm Graphics Card Nvidia Quadro

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Staff Online Now flavallee Trusted Advisor Advertisement Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Operating Systems > Windows XP > Home Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Members Members Quick by R. Paragraph 6, Sentence 3: Changes; "I know Windows wouldn't shutdown/disable the primary CPU if it still can't utilize and see the 2nd core." :-) 0 Message Author Comment by:BarJabba The System Configuration Utility dialog box is displayed.

Report • #6 Dude375 April 15, 2012 at 12:49:25 Thanks for the quick replies. @kuwese: Yeah, I've tried unlocking the second core through msconfig, but it isn't have the option for Try decifering what the steps and process is. If the mainboard was bad the processor would report a different model number. NONE of my questions garnered a real solution and in some I ended up working harder and finding a solution myself, yet giving out points out of kindness.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community. No ablity to change voltages or fan speeds. (Thats OEM for you) I will run tests in the morning. One dual core processor in BIOS, Task Manager, and Device Manager, with both (two individual) dual-core Xeons showing up in SiSoft reports as there. Posted on 2009-05-24 Windows XP 27 1 solution 1,612 Views Last Modified: 2012-05-07 I am not able to get the OS to recognize that I have two cores.

Wouldn't XP do the same thing as a whole repair process would do? Report • Start a discussion Ask Your QuestionEnter more details...Thousands of users waiting to help!Ask now Weekly Poll Do you think Marissa Mayer deserves a large severance payout from Yahoo!? Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Sorry, but which HAL may not be answered. A techy friend helped me put together my shopping list and I think I remember having a discussion about staying with 1 gb as my old system had.

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Set back to Read-only once complete. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - I found it. I think I can install Windows 7 in a multi-boot in my current situation and configuration? get redirected here Please try the request again.

Proffitt Forum moderator / August 30, 2007 6:34 AM PDT In reply to: xp home not recognizing dual core cpu If I go to the BIOS and disable ACPI and something Dude has been a regular around here for quite a while, I think he's capable of performing a flash. Dismiss Notice TechSpot Forums Forums TechSpot Core CPUs and Motherboards Today's Posts Windows XP not recognizing second GB of RAM (DDRsetup) Byneogeek13 ยท 5 replies Dec 22, 2004 Hi there -

Report • #2 HopperRox April 15, 2012 at 10:14:09 Do you have SP2 installed.

QUESTIONS FOR THE GROUP: 1. If it did see it and the idea worked, then the primary should still work but /numproc should list 1 and two now in that drop down. I won't continue to use unregistered applications. If you've got some suggestions as to why a motherboard that Dell swears supports two processors with the current BIOS, please help point me in the right direction!

He said I may just need to go to the next step, which is to procure an XP Pro upgrade OEM CD. Discussion topics include choosing a processor, installing hard drives, adding RAM, upgrading video cards, sound cards, DVD drives, Blu-ray drives, PSU, and much more.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators General discussion xp home Sigh!! useful reference When a number of experts give you many paths to take (try this, try that) am I to assume nobody already knows the solution?

All rights reserved. it will expect a pro serial number hence try to get a XP home CD. I may have jumped the gun in aborting my last try. I do also go to Legit Reviews for shopping, but never had vertured through thier forums.

If I could rename HAL.DLL to something else and reboot, then see if XP would just replace it or would it get new CPU info an config. The"r" was there at the second screen, but, it did not have the select ion for an install screen (after selecting the partition screen) it went right into overwriting process (the that would be too insulting. I am just being cautous.

It is possible without it it will not function? This going to take a lot of time and effort as this machine is a intregal part of an organization that I sweated over. I do have Ubuntu on a bootable CD. on it.

I was doing that before all this. I am in IT and have worked as such for awhile, however, I know my limitations and gladly defer to those who above me in what I do. I was only able to select 4 processors from the single Xeon that the system is seeing. Similar Threads - home recognizing dual Need Windows XP Home Edition N09-00319 download or disc miraclemandi, May 1, 2016, in forum: Windows XP Replies: 15 Views: 1,018 miraclemandi May 1, 2016

Your cache administrator is webmaster. Without a CD install disk , without going through a complete refresh in a repair, and without the more manual copy routines others have suggested. They gave me the folloeing steps: "Ben, in order to resolve the issue I would request you to follow the steps mentioned below Step 1: Start the System Configuration Utility Click Report • #3 HopperRox April 15, 2012 at 10:16:21 Also if the motherboard does recognize both cores, then this is a windows issue and I would not be flashing the bios.

My idea still might work to trick or trigger XP to do a repair/rebuild of the HAL.