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Dual Core Hotfix?

Chuck Walbourn [MSFT]
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> Have a look at

Step 1 alone probably fixes 99% of user's issues. The redistribution of a
private hotfix and installing it on your system is not a great idea from a
security or stability perspective.

Chuck Walbourn
SDE, Game Technology Group

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Charlie Russel - MVP
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Count me old fashioned. I don't EVER download ANYTHING that is a "microsoft"
fix from a third party. I get it from MS or not at all.


Brian P Fielding wrote:
> The hotfix can be downloaded from amdzone
> Have a look at
> Brian
> "Charlie Russel - MVP" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
> news:(E-Mail Removed)...
>> The only dual-core specific hotfix I know about is 896256. You're not
>> likely to need it unless you are running a virtual machine that you
>> assign multiple processors to.
>> --
>> Charlie.
>> Peter Lawton wrote:
>>> I think what you want is KB895980
>>> Peter Lawton
>>> "Tony Sperling" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
>>> news:%23%(E-Mail Removed)...
>>>> I think this issue was debated here a while ago - it would seem MS
>>>> Support has not released the item for download, but you need to contact
>>>> Support and state your problem and they will ship it to you. (Probably
>>>> by sending you a Link with an ID Key)
>>>> Despite my frequent whining over lack of talent in finding things on
>>>> the net, I managed quite effortlessly to digg out this:
>>>> .
>>>> .
>>>> .
>>>> Hotfix information
>>>> A supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft, but it is only
>>>> intended to correct the problem that is described in this article. Only
>>>> apply it to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This
>>>> hotfix may receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not
>>>> severely
>>>> affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next
>>>> Windows
>>>> XP service pack that contains this hotfix.
>>>> To resolve this problem immediately, contact Microsoft Product Support
>>>> Services to obtain the hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Product
>>>> Support Services telephone numbers and information about support costs,
>>>> visit the following Microsoft Web site:
>>>> (
>>>> Note In special cases, charges that are ordinarily incurred for support
>>>> calls may be canceled if a Microsoft Support Professional determines
>>>> that
>>>> a specific update will resolve your problem. The usual support costs
>>>> will
>>>> apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify
>>>> for the specific update in question.
>>>> .
>>>> .
>>>> .
>>>> This is targeted for XP, but you can iron out any wrinkles with the
>>>> contact yourself so you get the correct version.
>>>> Tony. . .
>>>> "Larry Hodges" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
>>>> news:(E-Mail Removed)...
>>>>> I don't believe I've installed this hotfix on my x64. Should I? And
>>>>> if
>>>>> so, do you by chance have a link? I did a quick look on MS's site,
>>>>> but couldn't find anything.
>>>>> -Larry
>>>>> "Charlie Russel - MVP" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in
>>>>> message news:(E-Mail Removed)...
>>>>>> If it applies to Server 2k3 x64, then it applies to XP x64 - they're
>>>>>> on
>>>>>> the same code base.
>>>>>> --
>>>>>> Charlie.
>>>>>> Dustin Neal wrote:
>>>>>>> Is there a similar hotfix as was released for XP 32, for x64? I was
>>>>>>> playing Unreal II yesterday and noticed the strange shift to
>>>>>>> slow-motion
>>>>>>> and back to normal occasionally, a problem I didn't have on XP32
>>>>>>> with the
>>>>>>> dual core hotfix installed.
>>>>>>> MS's hotfix info page says it pertains to 2003 x64 along with the
>>>>>>> 32-bit
>>>>>>> XP's. So this makes me think it also affects Pro x64.

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