change processor but computer will not star

February 17, 2010 at 08:37:54
Specs: Windows XP, cpu
hi my problem is thath my computer will not star
i recently get a used processor a intel pentium
D 930 and installed my descktop a compaq presario sr1900nx the i turn my pc on the computer star with no problems or error messages, i check on my system properties window and show me that it has a 3.0Ghz procesor then i check on performance on my windows taks manager but it only show one procesor then a window pop out saying that
"a new hardware has been installed but may not work correctly until you restar you computer" and give me the option "yes restar now" and "no restar later" so i restar my computer but then it will not bootup it only gets to the diagnosis windows and restar again the i put bac my old cpu but it wil not star
i check first about my motherboard cpu compatibilitys thats way i choose these processor to upgrade my pc
i have a p5rc-le motherboard
a pentium d 930 3.0Ghz fsb 800mhz
im runnig windows xp
sorry about the grammar
and thanks in advance

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#1
February 17, 2010 at 08:51:24

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#2
February 17, 2010 at 08:56:27
that means that i have to upgarde the bios?

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#3
February 17, 2010 at 16:21:17
That's exactly what it means.

"Updates microcode to support newer Intel processors"

Iron Sharpens Iron.


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#4
February 19, 2010 at 10:54:22
its either ur board of ur bios that does not support the NEW intel processors so get a new board/bios

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