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I just checked that and mine is defaulted to one for some reason (although it was also unchecked/greyed out so maybe that means it uses all available anyway?).
Hm, well mine used all 8 threads before I even discovered this.

You can check it and set it to the max if you like.
post #12 of 17
You have to actually check the box and select the cores to do it that way though. Notice in that screen shot it is grayed out. But i just leave mine on default as i never seen it help really.
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I just checked that and mine is defaulted to one for some reason (although it was also unchecked/greyed out so maybe that means it uses all available anyway?).
Where is that BOOT advanced optins located
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You can assign it so it uses only core0... To do this Open Taskmanager->Rightclick on the process->Set Affinity->uncheck all but the core you want to assign it to(you will have to to this every time)
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Where is that BOOT advanced optins located
Go to search and type "msconfig", when it pops up select "boot". and then click the "advanced tab".
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Go to search and type "msconfig", when it pops up select "boot". and then click the "advanced tab".
OK mine was unchecked, and the faded out number was 1

so I checked the box and set it to 4 processors

I notice there is a "AMD dual-core optimizer" in my startup progs
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FC2 seems to use a bit less than 10 20 50 75 right now
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