Refer to our Supported Operating Systems page to assure compatibility.
- Download the Windows* version of the Intel® Processor Frequency ID Utility.
- For Windows 98*, Windows Me*, Windows XP*, and Windows 2000* select Run in the Windows Start menu. Browse to the location where you have saved the Intel Processor Frequency ID Utility program. Select the Intel Processor Frequency ID Utility program, choose Open, and then click OK.
- For successful installation and use with Windows XP, and Windows 2000, it is required that the user have system administrative rights.
- In the utility's Welcome screen, click Next to continue.
- At the Software License screen, click Yes to accept the software license agreement.
- In the Choose Destination Location Install screen, choose the destination location and folder name for the program installation and click next to continue.
||The Intel® Processor Frequency ID Utility is installed under the Programs folder in the Start menu, by default.|
- Follow the on-screen instructions for the program installation.
- Click Finish in the Setup Complete window.
Installation is now complete. It is not necessary to restart the computer before running the Intel Processor Frequency ID Utility.
Running the Intel® Processor Frequency ID Utility
- From the Start menu, select Programs > Intel Processor Frequency ID Utility, and then select the Processor Frequency ID Utility program.
- At the Intel Processor Frequency ID Utility License Agreement screen, click Accept.
The Processor Frequency ID Utility screen will appear and display information about your processor.
Multiprocessor or Dual Processor support
Multiprocessor or dual processor support is only available with the Windows XP, and Windows 2000 operating systems. The Intel® Processor Frequency ID Utility has the ability to determine the frequency of each processor in a multiprocessor system. Any multiprocessor menu or toolbar selections are disabled in platforms with operating systems other than Windows XP, or Windows 2000. The application also includes an indicator for which processor is currently being tested.
This applies to: