Windows XP can "see" only 1 CPU? Tags: CPUs Windows XP Last response: October 1, 2010 4:21 PM in Windows XP Share clyde2 September 11, 2010 4:13:40 PM Is it true that Windows XP Home can "see" only one CPU? Even if is Service Pack installed? Resources: http://web.archive.org/web/20080429220237/http://www.mi... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows_XP_editions#Home_a... http://www.winsupersite.com/showcase/windowsxp_home_pro... http://ask-leo.com/windows_xp_home_or_xp_pro.html http://www.windowsnetworking.com/articles_tutorials/wxp... More about : windows cpu | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove hang-the-9 CPUs Expert September 13, 2010 4:51:55 PM Yes. | Report abuse hellwig CPUs Expert September 13, 2010 5:46:25 PM You can still use a multi-core CPU, but if you have a motherboard with multiple CPUs, you'll need the Pro version. | Report abuse hang-the-9 CPUs Expert September 13, 2010 6:00:58 PM hellwig said:You can still use a multi-core CPU, but if you have a motherboard with multiple CPUs, you'll need the Pro version. Ah yes to that to, and that may be what clyde2 was worried about. My answer was a bit brief | Report abuse clyde2 October 1, 2010 4:16:17 PM I'm still confused. My CPU is Athlon II X2 250 (3.0 GHz). So will my Win XP Home see the 2 CPUs? | Report abuse hang-the-9 CPUs Expert October 1, 2010 4:21:33 PM No it will see one CPU with 2 cores, which act like 2 CPUs. | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Windows XP>Windows XP can "see" only 1 CPU?> Related ressources: ForumWindows only sees 1 gb while CPUID and BIOS see 4gb Forumdual-core benefit for apps that see only 1 CPU ForumHELP XP does not see my second CPU core, have tried all solutions!!! ForumTask manager see only 8 of my 16 cores Forum3 pcs on network 1 can see all 3 the other two can only see one ForumWindows doesn't see four cores, only one. ForumI have only 1 GB ram my cpu is 64bit, 32bit or 64bit os ForumWindows XP Home only recognizes 2GB of 3GB installed ram ForumNetflix sees only 1 processor. ForumCant see partition of windows 7 in xp ForumWindows xp sp3 only recognizing 2gb ram ForumComputer will only see 256mb of RAM ForumWindows 7 only recognizing 128mb of 1 gb Forum2gb only shows as 1 gb in bios and xp ForumHELP!!! Please with Windows XP ForumWhy my graphics has only green color ForumMy husband bought a hp compac pc 6230 from someone he works with for a good pric ForumHow to startup the services before logon to the windows xp ForumLose audio when awakening from standby in windows XP ForumWindows xp installation problem More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !