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Sam_Wise41 10-05-2007 07:21 AM

Any ideas as to why my CPU speed is a minus?
 
hi everyone does anyone know why my CPU speed would be showing -2086 MHz rather than +2086 MHz and how i could go about fixing this problem thanks

townie 10-05-2007 07:37 AM

hi,
this is a very weird problem is it just in teh operating system that its saids this or is it in you bios as well??... or both ??

Sam_Wise41 10-05-2007 09:21 AM

Its showing it in both i am really stumpd as to why this is:confused:
its not harming much except i can't play most games as it says my CPU speed is not high enough any suestions?

townie 10-06-2007 01:56 AM

try restoring default bios and maybe even flashing the bios and upgrading the firmware on the chip. if that dosent work will think of someting else

Sam_Wise41 10-06-2007 02:07 PM

i don't mean to sound stupid but how do i go about doing that???:)

AceofSpades19 10-06-2007 02:29 PM

go to your manufactures website

townie 10-07-2007 12:56 AM

hi if you want to go a head and flash the bios read teh model and manufactor of the motherboarded and go to there website you should see bios updates or whatever under support

townie 10-07-2007 01:00 AM

and if you wnat ot restor default setting in bios go into the bios menu and there will be an option proberly on the left callled restore bios or something similar.
to get to the bios menu reboot adn look ourt for the word bios and there will be like click f1 or del to enter. it will also tell you how ot enter your bios in your manufactors documetation

Sam_Wise41 10-10-2007 12:19 PM

CPU Info

CPU Count : 1
CPU Type : -2086 MHz AuthenticAMD
15 15 2

RAM : 1023 MB Total
649 MB Free
Virtual RAM : -1635 MB Total
-1971 MB Free

Operating System : Windows 2000 Service Pack 2 5.1.2600

This is what i have come up with so far...
I don't get why it is a minus and not positive...

dsouza_jack 11-28-2007 06:00 AM

This is Linux forum and you are posting you windows problem...I hate that....
For Linux:
what does more /proc/cpuinfo command shows.....let me know.

Regards,
Jackson.


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