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q6600 problems with vista -_-

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hi i had to do a a format of windows vista home premium some windows got corrupted "figures" i installed it and everyone went great only thing is i notice my q6600 is only using one core and the other 3 are not even there for some reason the os is only seeing one core now everything in the bios checks out nothing wrong with the cpu or mobo and i tried installing it on two different hdds soo idk wat else to do right now iam taking out my watercooling system to resit the cpu and see if that works for the mean time an suggestions i tried everything so far i reinstalled vista 5 times and still the same problem -.- thx
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western digtal 320gb and a 250gb vista 32 bit lg display 20 inch 630 watt rosewill extreme 
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post #2 of 4
there is no reason Q6600 got error by/with vista.

check your BIOS... to see the actual core running

make sure you enabled all cores
    
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i checked the bios myself and i called evga and they told me wat to look at and they said it is a os problem
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q6600 3.0ghz evga 750i sli ftw gone 780i ftw or790i ultra xfx gtx260 crucial ballistix tracer 4gb gone 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
western digtal 320gb and a 250gb vista 32 bit lg display 20 inch 630 watt rosewill extreme 
Case
black case with side window panel 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
q6600 3.0ghz evga 750i sli ftw gone 780i ftw or790i ultra xfx gtx260 crucial ballistix tracer 4gb gone 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
western digtal 320gb and a 250gb vista 32 bit lg display 20 inch 630 watt rosewill extreme 
Case
black case with side window panel 
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post #4 of 4
Go to device manager, delete the CPU, then reboot. It should add it back, and hopefully all cores.

I have no issue with Vista on my Q6600.
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
X25M 80GB + 2x7200.11 500GB + WD 1TB Green Samsung OEM Win7 professional 64-bit Dell 3008WFP 
PowerCase
Antec TP-750 Antec 300 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 920 Asus P6T Deluxe GTX 260 6x2GB Patriot PC3-12800 
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X25M 80GB, Samsung 1TB EcoGreen, others Pioneer DVR-213LS Vista x64 Dell W3008WFP 
PowerCase
Antec TPC-850 Antec 1200 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q6600 333x9 ga-ep45-ud3p FX5500 4 x 2GB DDR2 800MHz 
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