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Hi can anybody tell me why does my DM show 2 cpu's ? also in msconfig.. i have a satelite toshiba p25-s676 P4 3.4ghz..wxp mce i don't think it has 2 cpu's but i would sure would like to know why does it say that it has 2 processors.. i tried to remove one in the DM but after reboot it's back.. the docs that came with it does not specify 2 cpu's.. any comment on this is greatly apreciated

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Double processor ?

Maybe nothing wrong. You may truely have a double processor machine. (Check with the user's manual for specifications of your machine.) Two processors, but not double the speed, but with improved performance. Go to Start>All Programs>Accessories>System Tools>System Information. Under System Summary(left panel, how many processors are listed? (right panel)

Some mother boards support double processors.

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Windows XP and Hyper-Threading ...

There is nothing wrong with what?s displayed in your Device Manager. Since around two years before, Intel realeased the HT (Hyper-Threading) CPUs.

Here?s the

- Intel Pentium 4 Processor Supporting HT Technology table.

- Q810231 - INFO: Windows XP and Hyper-Threading

If you want to disable it, it's a change in BIOS. However, unless it's a special situation (I saw in the real world a couple problems), it's a good thing. So leave it as it is.

Good Luck,

Trying to unweave, unwind, unravel
And piece together the past and the future,

T. S. Eliot

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Thx !

Bulls eye right on target ! HappywOW I HAVE A MEAN MACHINE ..thx guys for the info..need not to wonder anymore Happy

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