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Changing processor in an HP a200n system

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July 7, 2004 1:36:04 AM

Hey, my friend has an HP Pavillion with a 2.4 Celery. I got her to buy a P4 2.8/533 to pop in the system to replace that crap Celeron. However, everytime I start the system with the P4 I get no post. It only wants to take the Celeron! Is there anything that can be done to get that Hewlett Crappard to take the P4? I know the board is right because it's an 845 Chipset so that's not the problem. Any help is appreciated! Thanks!

DFI TA64-B (Via Apollo Pro 133A), Tualatin 1.1GHz (100MHz) at 1.46GHz (133MHz), nVidia Geforce4 Ti4200 128MB, SoundBlaster Live! 5.1, Kingston 512MB PC133 SDRAM CL2, Western Digital 80GB JB 7200RPM
July 7, 2004 1:48:58 AM

I didn't realize that the 845GL Chipset didn't support 533 bus......is there still anyway I can get that damn board to read the processor?

DFI TA64-B (Via Apollo Pro 133A), Tualatin 1.1GHz (100MHz) at 1.46GHz (133MHz), nVidia Geforce4 Ti4200 128MB, SoundBlaster Live! 5.1, Kingston 512MB PC133 SDRAM CL2, Western Digital 80GB JB 7200RPM
July 7, 2004 1:54:13 AM

Try a bios update, if that doesn't help you may be boned. Pre-builts don't normally allow for any advance changes in the bio (such as fsb.)

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