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Processor Problem

Q: Processor Problem

Actually what happened is I opened my cpu to clean out any dust so I cleaned it and even cleaned under the processor with a dry cloth.but when I tried to turn on the pc when everything was arranged,a black screen with a paragraph of error is shown.turns off the pc automatically.
My motherboard is fine,it shows a green light in the extreme end.
My processor is working great.
Hard disk is also fine.
But still it is not turning onn. Please help.

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A: Processor Problem

Did you happen to have disconnected the power cable from the computer and press and hold the power button to discharge any built up static charges before opening and cleaning inside the computer?
You mentioned you cleaned under your processor. Did you pull the processor from the motherboard or was it still attached when cleaning?
Did you re-check ALL wires and connections? Try disconnecting all cables (to motherboard, hard drive, optical drive, video card, etc.) and then re-connecting said cables, making sure they are firmly seated.
Any chance you can take a photo of the error message and post it here?
May I suggest next time do not use a dry cloth, because you can actually build up static charge within the cloth itself and you could have discharged the built up static electricity into (or onto) one of the computer components.
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A:Processor Problem?

Go to Google and search for a CPU ID program. Run it and see what really is under the hood.
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A:Processor problem

It's not Windows at fault, it's your motherboard. It should be running the processor at 11.5 x 166MHz but is running it at 11.5 x 100MHz instead. This is a common problem with the newer Athlon XP processors, try updating your motherboard BIOS for a start.
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A:Processor Problem?

Did you notice a slow down at boot?
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A:bad processor problem?

A new processor seems to be the only thing that will tell you one way of the other!!
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A:Processor problem

Uncheck "Aantal processors:" then restart. Never open that dialog again.
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A:Problem with my processor?

Sounds like your laptop over heated and kinda fried
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A:Possible Processor or HDD problem?

It sounds like the laptop hard drive is dying if the CPU was dying it would be dead they just die....How old is it and how had has it been used? Get diagnostic software from the hard drive manufacture and run it it will tell you whether the hard drive is bad or not but it sounds to me it is...
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Thank you.

A:Processor problem

Shafi , the large shouting print is not necessary and is offensive.
If your temps were actually 150-255 your cpu would be toast. I think HWMonitor is giving you bad readings. Check your temps in the bios and MSI should have some monitoring software.
60-62c with Prime95 seems to be normal, mine does that too.
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A:Problem w. WEI and processor/CPU

For a dual-core, 1.8 GHz Ivy Bridge CPU, built for saving power, the chances are that the 3.8 WEI score is probably right.

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A:Problem processor!

Try downloading and using Microsoft's Process Explorer (PE). This may help you locate the problem.

The download is actually a self-running extractor, not an installer. You copy the extracted files to a folder of your choice (I use \Program Files\ProcessExplorer) and make a shortcut to the EXE.

PE will show you exactly what tasks are running on your system. Much better than the Win Task Manager.

Suggest the following settings for PE:

Options menu Always On Top
Hide When Minimized
Allow Only One Instance
CPU History in Tray Icon
View menuShow Processes From All Users
Show Fractional CPU
Show Lower Pane
Also, View menu, Select Columns, Process Performance tab, set: CPU Usage
Handle Count

By the way, the best feature in PE (IMHO) is the [Find] function. When you get those error dialogs that say "whatever.DLL has caused a problem, and..." and you have no idea what to do because Win Task Manager does not list DLLs?

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A:Problem - I think it's my processor

Possibly a heat issue? If the processor gets warm it can throttle down.

FYI gmaing on laptops isn't a good idea, you significantly reduce its life and increase the chances of hardware failures. You'll not that true gaming laptops are quite expensive, buig, and heavy to deal with the extram demand of gaming and the cooling requirements.
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A:Processor problem???

OK, now it was 2.13 ghz...
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A:Processor Problem?

When the pc makes an alarming sound it is normal that the RAM is not inserted proply , but as you have said you have put new ram in then it could be that the CPU has burnt out, remove it and take a look at the back to see if there are any scortch marks or burn marks. It could also be a mother board defect what i sugest is you get hold of a CPU and test it in the main board and if it still continues to alarm then its probably the main board that is causing the problem and a new one is the only solution also try the CPU in another PC.
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A:Collaborative Processor Power Controls for Processor are disabled after upgrade

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A:Mothrboard & Processor problem

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Dear Friends;

I ve a problem with processor points . It is so so low , 2,8 points. In this forum I see some friends have same processor and have 4,9 points. My before system was vista and it was 4.7 points for processor there.

If there is anyone who experienced this and solved the problem, pls assist me,
Waiting your comments and solutions.Thanks in advance.

MY system:
TOSHIBA A200 1-AH laptop

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Ram:2 gb POINT : 3

A:Low processor points problem

Quote: Originally Posted by sidereal

Dear Friends;

I ve a problem with processor points . It is so so low , 2,8 points. In this forum I see some friends have same processor and have 4,9 points. My before system was vista and it was 4.7 points for processor there.

If there is anyone who experienced this and solved the problem, pls assist me,
Waiting your comments and solutions.Thanks in advance.

MY system:
TOSHIBA A200 1-AH laptop

Processor:Intel core 2 duo T7300 2.0 GHz POINT : 2,8
Ram:2 gb POINT : 3

I assume you mean WEI. Try just re running it to see if the number changes. if it doesnt, go into msconfig, and check to see if max cpu is checked. It shouldnt be.
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A:Problem with Works Word Processor

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A:mcafee 2006 with 64 bit processor problem?

t4lor said:

Hi there,
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Hi t4lor,

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A:Processor Always at 100% / Norton Antivirus Problem

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A:Processor problem: need advice before buying a new one

What defect do you think you might have caused on the mobo? The only way you can possibly check is to run a fully working processor+HSF combination on the system.

Also what is your budget for a new processor?
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A:Random lag (possibly processor problem..?)

Its not your processor or your graphics at all, this happens to all of us. Sound streams in quicker than images will as there is a lower amount of space needed for a sound than there is for a video. Your network is likely still getting the video but has the sound before then which will sometimes cause a lag within the video stream.
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A:Mouse Stuttering Problem: Processor Related?

You may try running the Hardware Troubleshooter and check if that could diagnose the problem:

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b. In the search box, type troubleshooter, and then click Troubleshooting. Under Hardware and Sound, click Configure a device.

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Your audio driver may be damaged or corrupt. There should be newer ones on Dells web site.
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Why don't you post a HijackThis log so we can see what we're working with?

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A:Windows 7 - 32 bit, Intel Processor, with FL studio freeze problem

Hello shanvimal.

We do need the DMP file as it contains the only record of the sequence of events leading up to the crash, what drivers were loaded, and what was responsible.

If you are overclocking STOP.

You may be able to get the DMP files without crashing by booting into safe mode (F8) with networking.

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