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As I recently dismantled a disabled laptop, I wanted to see if I could get the processor to work on a desktop. So I dug out an old 478 board with a p4 and confirmed that the board with DDR memory is working. Putting the laptop CPU in there didn't seem to work, so I'm not sure if there is anything I could do to get it to work. Here are the two components:

The Intel site did not provide any voltage limits, so I"m not sure if this is something I can remedy or not. I cannot get the mobile CPU to boot (not sure what the technical term is). I would like to go into the BIOS and check it out but I can't. Please advise.

Thanks.
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Not gonna work, don't waste your time and effort thumb.gif If you cannot get into bios there isn't much you can do.
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That is a shame. It would have been nice if it worked. Would you happen to know why it doesn't work?
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That is a shame. It would have been nice if it worked. Would you happen to know why it doesn't work?

im guessing it has something to do with 2 types of chips, a mobile chip and a desktop chip... the mobile ones are designed for lappies so my guess is they run on different voltages an power levels due to been able to run on batteries. Note this is only a semi educated guess lol
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I'd say its because you're trying to use a board that is designed to run on desktop netburst chips, with a core 2 duo era laptop chip. Hence the motherboard is not going to recognize the chip and it won't boot.
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