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The descriptions of the processor displayed in System Properties are different from the specifications of the actual CPU clock frequency installed.

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The descriptions of the processor displayed in System Properties are different from the specifications of the actual CPU clock frequency installed.

- CPU displayed in System Properties is different from what is described in the catalog and User Guide.
- Is there any way to check CPU installed to my computer?
- Frequency information of Processor speed is lower than its maximum frequency value.
- Displaying of wrong CPU clock in System Information.

This symptom occurs under the following conditions.
- When the information of a new CPU, which was introduced only after the releasing of an Operating System and it is not registered to the Operating System.
- When the computer is equiped with an adjustable processor clock frequency.

User can check the details of the installed CPU in Sony Notebook Setup or System Information. On some computers, CPU information can be identified incorrectly in System Information or System Properties.

Refer to the Microsoft's technical support information.
Article ID: Q216204
Applicable OS: Windows 95, Windows 98*, Windows Me
Title: Intel Pentium or Celeron CPU Identified Incorrectly.

Article ID: Q216204
Applicable OS: Windows XP Professional, Windows XP Home Edition
Title: System Properties Report Wrong Processor Speed.