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Bug fix for Compaq Presario 121xxx Series notebook computers...


Bug fix for Compaq Presario 121xxx Series notebook computers.


This question was answered on July 6, 2001. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

Compaq has issued a System ROM update to fix compatibily issues with the AMD Duron processors used in the Presario 121xxx Series notebook models

The models affected are:

Compaq Presario 1210JP, 1210EA, 1210CA, 1210US, 1210LA, 1211EA, 1211LA, 1211CA, 1212EA, 1212CL, 1213EA, 1213CL, 1214NE, 1214SR, 1214EA, 1215EA, 1215US, 1215JP, 1216JP, 1216EA, 1217JP, 1219JP

The update (Softpaq SP18183) is a download that creates a bootable disk that will update the System ROM chip with the fix.

The enhancement will do the following:

- Enables PowerNow support for Duron (Morgan) 800/850/900 MHz CPUs

- Enables AMD SSE CPU function

- Corrects AMD CPU Name String

Get the patch at:

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Posted by Ken of Data Doctors on July 6, 2001