You mught need to run an audit of your system to ensure that everything is
hat is to say:
BIOS has correct settings for FSB
BIOS has correct settings for Memory
BIOS is set for the CPU type and speed
Usually a new Mobo and CPU will necessitate new Memory: older memory not
being fully compatible or below performance requirements for new Mobo.
Try running Everste Home Edition to get a full audit and test of your
Get it [freeware] from http://www.lavalys.com/
> A new MB usually necessitates a Repair Install of XP.
> > I used to run XP Pro SP2 on an AMD athlon based PC. I had a local computer
> > shop install a new Intel MB with a P4 2.9gHz cpu and a nVidia GeForce 5700
> > vidcard from MSI. No changes were made to the OS. Now programs load very
> > slowly and folders open very slowly, but seem to run ok once loaded. Task
> > says system idle process is using 40-50% of my cpu. Device mgr and systen
> > information claim I have dual CPUs, which I assure you is not true. System
> > info further claims my cpu(s) are sharing IRQs with my vidcard. How did
> > happen and how do I fix it?