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Old 2005-06-17, 02:39   #1
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Default Only using half of available resources

For some reason, my pc went from using all available resources to using only half the available resources. I cannot figure out what if anything I changed. My prime.ini file is:

Windows95Service=1
OldUserID=
OldUserPWD=
UserPWD=password
UserName=userid
UserEmailAddr=email
Newsletters=1
UserID=UserID
AskedAboutMemory=1
UsePrimenet=1
DialUp=0
DaysOfWork=1
WorkPreference=0
Left=216
Top=280
Right=1416
Bottom=1127
OutputIterations=10000
ResultsFileIterations=999999999
DiskWriteTime=30
NetworkRetryTime=2
NetworkRetryTime2=300
DaysBetweenCheckins=28
TwoBackupFiles=1
SilentVictory=0
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Old 2005-06-17, 03:15   #2
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Is your Processor a Pentium 4? If it is, have you turned ON hyperthreading?
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Old 2005-06-17, 03:21   #3
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Hyperthreading needs to be off really its not much of a performance difference but does foul up prime95 and the readout of cpu usage. Gl And welcome...
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Old 2005-06-17, 04:11   #4
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It was the hyperthreading - thanks for your help.
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Old 2005-06-21, 19:23   #5
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How do you turn off the hyperthreading?
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Old 2005-06-21, 19:42   #6
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Usually, it is turned off in the BIOS.
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Old 2005-06-21, 20:07   #7
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