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Problem with the acer aspire 5100 processor

Hey, I'm not really that good with computers but there seems to be a problem with my acer aspire 5100, the processor is running at 797MHz which is more than half than what it is suposto be (1.997GHz i believe the manual said), I'm not sure what is wrong with it but help would be appreciated.

and its not just saying that its running at 797MHz, and running at 1.997GHz... it is running at 797MHz, how do i know... i cant play fable, or games that require a reasonable processor.

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Re: problem with the acer aspire 5100 processor

Your CPU is underclocking to save power. You can use an application like SpeedSwitchXP to dynamically increase/decrease your CPU speed. You can download one form
Its pretty easy to use runs in the system tray. all you have to do is ask it to use max performance even when the system is running on battery. I am sure this will help.

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Re: problem with the acer aspire 5100 processor

Click start and the point to " my computer" then right click and then; click "properties" in " general tab" you can see computer " the details of your computer.

or click start then "run"
type "dxdiag" and then enter.
system information is display.

In case: computer run in 797MHz then; restart computer simultaneuously press F2 to enter the bios setup , find load bios setup default and then press "F10" to save and exit setup.

hope this help.

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