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    Re: Boot Advanced Options - Number of Processors

    Hello Carmine,

    That is strange. What happens when you uncheck the Number of processors box?

    It should allow Vista to use all processors/cores by default if unchecked as well.

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    Re: Boot Advanced Options - Number of Processors

    When I uncheck the no. of processors and rebooted it did nothing. I had to change the enviorment variable number of processors to two. It all started when I wanted to see how long the system uptime was and it only showed one cpu box.

    now it shows the two.

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    Re: Boot Advanced Options - Number of Processors

    Ok, good.

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    Re: Boot Advanced Options - Number of Processors

    Hello Shawn great tutorial and I can see it will be very useful including me. Great Job...


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    Re: Boot Advanced Options - Number of Processors

    Thank you Tom.

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    Re: Boot Advanced Options - Number of Processors

    Shawn you are very welcome and it is my pleasure.

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    Re: Boot Advanced Options - Number of Processors

    Does this even work now a days?

    I've seen this other places, and i believe I read it doesn't really work anymore as Vista/Win7 boots on all processers.

    Also, beware of the hyper threaded "cores", selecting 8 on a intel i7 will cause breakage.


    Pc.... Windows pukes alot, any indication if it was overly hot?

    If it happens again, use cpu-z to double check it.

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    Re: Boot Advanced Options - Number of Processors

    Quote Originally Posted by Patonb View Post
    Does this even work now a days?

    I've seen this other places, and i believe I read it doesn't really work anymore as Vista/Win7 boots on all processers.
    Hello Paton,

    Yes, it still works in Vista and Windows 7. However, it is really only meant for testing purposes.


    Also, beware of the hyper threaded "cores", selecting 8 on a intel i7 will cause breakage.
    I'ver never heard of that.


    Pc.... Windows pukes alot, any indication if it was overly hot?

    If it happens again, use cpu-z to double check it.
    I'm not sure what this was for.

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    Re: Boot Advanced Options - Number of Processors


    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post


    Also, beware of the hyper threaded "cores", selecting 8 on a intel i7
    will cause breakage.

    I'ver never heard of that.
    Read it on the original article comments I had seen




    Pc.... Windows pukes alot, any indication if it was overly hot?
    If it happens again, use cpu-z to double check it.
    I'm not sure what this was for.
    This vwas to who had the missing core.

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    Re: Boot Advanced Options - Number of Processors

    Okey doke.

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