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Windows 7: Wrong CPU Logo

12 Feb 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Wrong CPU Logo

Hi there,

I've noticed a little glitch with using windows 7, it's not affecting performance or anything, just a little annoying really...

I'm running windows 7 Ultimate x64...

I'm using an Intel Core 2 Quad Q8400 cpu...

But when I open the system properties window, it shows the cpu logo for a Core 2 Duo cpu... (as per the screenshot)

Anyone know cow to correct this?

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My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 Feb 2010   #2

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3

Welcome to seven forums: I'm sure their has to be a way to change the icon,cause it lists your CPU correctly. I would try and contact one of the GFX team members for help. Fabe
My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 Feb 2010   #3


Look at this tutorial and see if it helps you:

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My System SpecsSystem Spec

12 Feb 2010   #4

Windows 10 Pro x64 x3, Ubuntu

The image you show is actually supplied by your system builder - it is a BMP image misnamed OEMLOGO.SYS and is located in the C:\Windows - as long as you keep the size and colour depth the same as the original you can have whatever image you want here
My System SpecsSystem Spec
13 Feb 2010   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64


I thought it was an icon depicting the cpu powering the system...

Thanks for the help
My System SpecsSystem Spec
13 Feb 2010   #6

Windows 7 Professional x64

Have you changed the CPU since you got the machine? Maybe it's a left over BMP image from the last CPU.

As Barman says, you can easily change this, but why did it happen. That's what I'm wondering.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
13 Feb 2010   #7
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8

but why did it happen. That's what I'm wondering.
Because some moron somewhere picked the wrong icon. I wish these were the only problems we'd had to deal with.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

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