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SMP in windows xp home

I have read in many sights in the internet that windows xp home does not support (SMP)dual processors. But when I am using windows xp home on a dual processor system my task manager shows that 2 processors are present and both the processors r scheduling simultaneously. Can anybody tell me how?

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Re: processor

What 2 processors do you have in that system?

Kees

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RE: Kees

it has intel core 2 duo processors.

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Re: processor

So it has two core 2 duo processors? That's very uncommon. Or one only? That's very common.

Kees

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Re: Kees

It has 1 core 2 duo processor.

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That explains everything.

That's NOT two processors in SMP configuration as discussed in
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Symmetric_multiprocessing

That's one processor with 2 cores. And task manager shows both cores separately. So your interpretation in the first post (taks manager shows 2 processors) was wrong.

Kees

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