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x64 Vista only shows 2 cores for Q6600

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Hey,
I just installed my brothers Q6600, and in taskmanager and speedfan, it only shows 2 cores,
In device manger it shows 4 Q6600 cores,
.....
whats up with this?
    
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Did you install affinity changer?

Sorry I don't have the link.
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See if this works, I did this with my QX9650:


MSConfig>boot>advanced options>

Uncheck "Number of Processors"

Check Detect Hal

Go to Device Manager and uninstall those instances of Q6600.

Reboot after that. You should now have your four cores visible.

Go back and change things back to normal in MSCONFIG Change # of Processors to 4

Now it should see all four and everything normal.
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i got this when i was building my rig. I updated the bios and then reset the CMOS jumper and it fixed it.

Hope this helps at all.
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Originally Posted by Gollie View Post
Did you install affinity changer?

Sorry I don't have the link.
Thats just for folding.

This should be fixed by updating the bios and doing a cmos clear or maybe even by doing a cmos clear. As stated earlier
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Thats just for folding.

This should be fixed by updating the bios and doing a cmos clear or maybe even by doing a cmos clear. As stated earlier

That's the usual procedure, but it didn't work for me, hence the method I tried above. ?
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