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Windows98SE CPU problem.

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#1 dsd-13


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Posted 24 December 2014 - 08:05 PM

Hello reader,

I've got a windows 98 SE problem:

I installed windows 98 on a Thinkpad T-21 which has a Pentium III around 600 Mhz if not more, a few days later I moved the hdd to an other laptop, a Compaq Armada E500 and windows started to install and (I think) change cpu drivers, it suddenly talked about 'installing Pentium II stuff bla.'

A few hours later I moved it back to the T-21 and those E500 drivers are still there ! Z-cpu now only gives 200mhz ! and it is really slowing down the laptop, I only expirienced this recently for some reason, (I did the driver swapping a few days ago.)

Could I have any help with this ? is there a way to change the drivers, or do I have to make a dirty or clean install ?

I can give you a list of system drivers if you want.


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Posted 28 December 2014 - 01:09 PM



yes, thanks for the help, but the problem solved itself for whatever reason when I turned it on after 2 days without power and the battery removed.


Z-CPU: Intel Pentium III 800Mhz    "Real speed": 796.6Mhz


Family: 6 Ext: 6

model: 8 ext: 8

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