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Windows 7: What is Number of processor

14 Jan 2010   #11

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by saeen View Post
My friend told me today then even if u enable multi core from bios ur windows still uses still 1 core. I have core 2 duo processor a and i term 2 processors as @ physical processors. See the pic down and guide if i change the number of processors to 2, then only my windows will utilize two cores? Is this option for core or processors?
No that's not right. If you are running Windows on Core2Duo processor, windows will use both the cores by default. So you need not change it. Also, changing the number of cores in msconfig simply means that it will affect the boot process. if you select 1 core, your computer will use 1 core while booting.

For more logical explanation, simply open task manager(Processes Tab) and you can see that windows is using both the cores.

Hope this helps,

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