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Windows 7: Change textual processor information on windows 7 - is it possible?

01 Jun 2010   #1
lovelf

Windows 7
 
 
Change textual processor information on windows 7 - is it possible?

Is it possible to change
the textual processor information on Windows 7, that that's written on
Control Panel
System and Security
System.

It reads: Processor: AMD Phenom(tm) 9650 Quad-Core Processor 2.31 GHz

I'd want it to say AMD Phenom(tm) 9950 Quad-Core Processor 2.5 GHz
without actually changing the physical processor of course.

Can I do anything about it?


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01 Jun 2010   #2
zzz2496

Windows7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

lovelf, I don't think you can do that... Why do you want to do that anyway?

zzz2496
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02 Jun 2010   #3
dunfiddlin

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zzz2496 View Post
lovelf, I don't think you can do that... Why do you want to do that anyway?

zzz2496
Processor envy?
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02 Jun 2010   #4
zzz2496

Windows7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dunfiddlin View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zzz2496 View Post
lovelf, I don't think you can do that... Why do you want to do that anyway?

zzz2496
Processor envy?
We'll have to wait for the OP to know the answer...

zzz2496
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02 Jun 2010   #5
Lee

Win 7 Pro x64, VM Win XP, Win7 Pro Sandbox, Kubuntu 11
 
 

Hi lovelf, Welcome to the "Seven Forums."

Please help us help you by posting your "System Specs." Go to the "User CP" and just enter everything into the section on System Specs. Thanks in advance.

Same question: why do you want to change it?. . .just a question.
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02 Jun 2010   #6
PooMan UK

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Well you can if you want .... but as said .... why ???

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03 Jun 2010   #7
lovelf

Windows 7
 
 

Hi,

Because when I bought the machine I ordered a 9950 processor and each time I see the 9650 it gets me annoyed. It's a simple personal issue that I have with the processor number.

Thanks
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03 Jun 2010   #8
zzz2496

Windows7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

If you ordered 9950 but got 9650, why not return it? As PoorMan UK stated, you can change it... but I'm not sure if it wll persist after restart...

zzz2496
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04 Jun 2010   #9
WindowsStar

Windows 7 Enterprise (x64); Windows Server 2008 R2 (x64)
 
 

Save the attached File. C:\

Open an elevated Command Prompt:

C: <Enter>
CD\ <Enter>
ChangeCPUName.bat <Enter>
Exit <Enter>


Attached Files
File Type: bat ChangeCPUName.bat (615 Bytes, 651 views)
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04 Jun 2010   #10
lovelf

Windows 7
 
 

Neat, the bat file didn't run fine for some reason but the code guided me to the registry editor, how simple it actually was.

Now the processor's speed I don't have an idea if it can be changed as well, with the registry editor also?

Thanks

--Haven't been able to return the processor to a local store.
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