I will be getting a ProStar Notebook soon which comes with a P4 3.06Ghz Hyper-Threading CPU. (with WinXP)
The first thing I plan to do is format the drive and reinstall windows. They tell me that getting Hyper-Threading to work is very difficult and if I ever need to re-install windows, I should just send in the laptop again.
From what I have read, windows will automatically detect hyperthreading and at the most I just need a BIOS update. But if I am getting the laptop with HT enabled, and just re-installing windows, I do not even need to update the BIOS.
So I would like to know how difficult it is to get HT to work when installing WinXP. Is there something I'm missing?
I've never done it myself ... yet, but I've never <i>heard</i> of it being difficult. It's supposed to be automatic. Just flip a switch in BIOS and violla. Sounds to me like they're lying through their teeth to you about how hard it'll be.
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