Yuhong Bao
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How prevalent are old x64 processors lacking the cmpxchg16b instruction?
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You are looking at early AMD 64-bit processors, before Rev F (which is when they moved to DDR2 memory). There is some early stepping D Intel Noconas too that did not support it, I think, but these are ...

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Can 'AMD-only' RAM really be restricted to AMD chipsets, and if so, why?
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What is happening in most of them is that they are based on x4 chips instead of the x8 chips normally used, which was never officially supported by JEDEC on unbuffered DIMMs and don't work on Intel.

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Oracle Solaris 11 Express: is it 32-bit or 64-bit?
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Both. Solaris 10 and later has both 32-bit and 64-bit binaries. On boot the CPU is detected and a 32-bit or 64-bit kernel is automatically chosen. When you run a program, similar detection occurs as ...

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ActiveX modal windows lock up IE9
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Fixed by MS: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2534409

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Make full screen for Turbo C++ in Windows Vista/7
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If you want to create a full-screen console, you will need to install and use old XP display drivers instead of WDDM drivers.

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How to detect thrashing on an SSD-equipped Windows system?
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Probably the best way is to use performance counters: https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/askperf/2008/06/10/the-basics-of-page-faults/

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What can I do with a bunch of old 1GB/512MB DDR2 RAM sticks?
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You could use a SO-DIMM to DIMM adapter to use the SO-DIMMs in desktop boards, but these typically block an adjacent slot. But there are four slot motherboards with extra spacing between sets of two ...

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Unable to open .vsdx files with Microsoft Visio Viewer 2013
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If you have Visio 2010 installed you may also wish to consider the compatiblity pack recently released: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=39640

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What does the following error message mean in FreeDOS?
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As an alternative, try checking your BIOS to see if there is an option to switch to ATA compatibility mode.

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GA-8KNXP Rev1.0: 4 GB installed, only 3.5 GB recognized by BIOS
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Looked up the motherboard and northbridge doesn't support remapping, in fact all 945 and older northbridges don't.

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RAM compatibility with Intel P45 chipset
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AFAIK its the datasheet that is outdated and does not mention 2Gbit DDR3 chips. In reality I think they do work fine on most Core 2 chipsets (including even on P35). What is funny is that the Mobile ...

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Is Mac OS X Leopard (10.5.x) 32 bit or 64 bit?
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The reason this is so confusing is that Mac OS X is the only OS that can run most of the 32-bit kernel in compatibility mode of long mode while running native 64-bit apps on top (in 64-bit mode of ...

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4GB of RAM in MacOSX 10.5, only 3GB in MacOSX 10.6
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I don't pretend to be an expert in this, but I think it's a more accurate relection of the usable RAM in 10.6, possibly as a result of RAM set aside for the video card? For one thing, the 945 and ...

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How to fully use the 4 GB of RAM in my Laptop under Ubuntu 9.10 - 32-bit
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On an Intel system, desktop chipsets 945 and older cannot map any RAM over the 4GB line. This is a hardware limit and cannot be workaround in software. If that is no problem, check your BIOS for ...

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What are the biggest, best CPUs that support Physical Address Extension?
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All of Intel's listed Pentium CPU's support Intel64, which makes me seriously doubt they will support PAE with a 32-bit OS. False, in fact by definition all x86 CPUs that support x64 or even NX will ...

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Windows 7 using exactly HALF the installed memory
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Have you tried DISABLING memory remapping in the BIOS? Because on AMD64 systems with IMC, one common method of memory remapping (hoisting) can leave you with only 2GB below the 4GB line, and it was ...

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Firefox 38.0.1 : ssl_error_renegotiation_not-allowed
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Firefox 38 has removed the option to reenable insecure renegotiation. See https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1123020 The best solution is to ask the server admin to patch their servers.

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