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post #71 of 159
Not possibly, if that would be the case it would not be hidden as a Core 2 Duo series patch, but a security fix.
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post #72 of 159
Ok guys, I'm not going to do your homework for you but I do recall an article in the OCN news for overclockers about this exact issue some weeks ago. It was a small error on some dells and they issued a bios update (I think bios was mentioned in the title of the story, not sure) and stated then that there would be a windows patch to follow. It was also stated that the issue was so minor that it was almost not worth mentioning. Search the forums people.

Fine, I lied, I did do your homework: http://www.overclock.net/news-overcl...bios%2C+hp
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If it makes TAT read the same thing as BIOS, isn't that a bad thing, considering we all go by TAT readings, and BIOS readings are generally ~15C lower than normal, unpatched TAT readings?
    
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If it makes TAT read the same thing as BIOS, isn't that a bad thing, considering we all go by TAT readings, and BIOS readings are generally ~15C lower than normal, unpatched TAT readings?
for me :

before patch = 13C BIOS / 33C Coretemp / 33C TAT - Idle

after patch = 13C BIOS /33C Coretemp / 33C TAT - Idle

it either only effects certain hardware or its coinsidance
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Ok I did it and I now I have a new process running in Task Manager..aaCENTER.exe. I googled it and it says it's for Asus Automated Assistance ***. I never activated any kind of Asus assistance, what's even more confusing is I cannot find the root anywhere.
It's not shown in services or my reg anywhere. How the heck can I find it
I notice when I run Asus Probe, aaCENTER.exe pops up till I end process it.
    
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post #76 of 159
I installed it because on the patch page, it doesn't say anywhere that this patch applies only to Dells, and it seems like my PC started a hell lot faster today, just loading my settings, logging in and stuff, perhaps it's coincidencial, but I'll have to see in the longer term.
    
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post #77 of 159
Did noone read the link I posted, it tells you EXACTLY what this patch is about, there is no need for speculation. And no, there is no performance increase or temp reading changes, it's all coincidence and placebo effect.
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post #78 of 159
Should I install it?
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post #79 of 159
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Should I install it?
I installed the update. My PC hasn't exploded yet.
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post #80 of 159
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SUMMARY
A microcode reliability update is available that improves the reliability of systems that use Intel processors. This article describes how to download this update.
This is what it says on microsoft.com, I don't get it. I read the first post and then the download page. Should I install or don't bother....
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