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Why are the descriptions of the processor displayed in System Properties different from the specifications of the actual CPU installed?

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* The frequency information of the processor speed displayed is lower than its maximum frequency value.
* Wrong CPU clock is displayed in System Information.

This symptom occurs when:
- The information of a new CPU is not registered to the Operating System. This could be due to the introduction of the CPU after the release of an Operating System.
- The computer is equiped with an adjustable processor clock frequency.

User can check the details of the installed CPU through Sony Notebook Setup or System Information.

For more information, please refer to the following solutions in Microsoft's technical support website.
Article ID: Q216204
Applicable OS: Windows 95, Windows 98*, Windows Me
Last reviewed: 6 September 2001
Title: Intel Pentium or Celeron CPU Identified Incorrectly.

Article ID: Q216204
Applicable OS: Windows XP Professional, Windows XP Home Edition
Last reviewed: 18 October 2001
Title: System Properties Report Wrong Processor Speed.