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Old 03-31-2006, 04:04 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I recently installed the 3DMark '06 software on my Work PC and the system overview says that Hyperthreading is available, but is disabled. How do I turn it on if I can? Any help is appreciated because I have no clue

This is some of the info I have, idk if its useful or not.

Intel Chipset 82865G
Manufacturer: Intel
Family: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 2.80GHz
HyperThreadingTechnology: Available - Disabled

Motherboard Info
-Supported Slot Types: ISA, PCI, AGP
-Manufacturer: Dell Computer Corp.
-Model: 0F4491
-BIOS Vendor: Dell Computer Corporation
-BIOS Version: DELL - 7
-BIOS Release Date: 15/01/04
-BIOS Properties: Plug and Play, Flash, AGP
-AGP
-Revision: 3.0
-Rate: 4x, 8x (8x enabled)
-Available Rate: 0x0000000c
-Selected Rate: 0x00000008
-Aperture Size: 128 MB
-Sideband Addressing: Supported (enabled)
-Fast Write: Supported (enabled)

Like the title says, I'm a complete n00b with PC hardware So any help is greatly appreciated
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You should be able to enable it in the bios.
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yeah i would of went to the bois before posting this.
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Ahem...

Where are my bios?
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u press like enter or delete or something right when ur computer starts to power up or something like that, not sure or an f(1-12) button.
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u press like enter or delete or something right when ur computer starts to power up or something like that, not sure or an f(1-12) button.
Uh, gee. Thanks. :beard: I'll uh, try that next time.
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well, from what i hear its different for different computers. just try delete or one of the f buttons, it should work, or look in ur manual, it SHOULD say it.
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most common keys are DEL, F1, INS. i had a laptop that required hitting ESC then F1.
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ITs either F1 or Delete in that order for a Dell. Sometimes its ENTER to interupt system then F1.
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