CPUID Function Incorrect on Mobile Pentium II or Mobile Celeron CPU

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Symptoms

After you install Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 4 and then run a program that uses the CPUID instruction on a computer that has an Intel Mobile Pentium II or Mobile Celeron CPU (with on-die L2 cache), the function call may incorrectly return one of the feature bits set to a value of one (1) instead of zero (0).

Resolution

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows NT 4.0 or the individual software update. For information on obtaining the latest service pack, please go to:
  • Windows Service Pack Center -or-

  • 152734 how to obtain the latest windows nt 4.0 service pack
For information on obtaining the individual software update, contact Microsoft Product Support Services. For a complete list of Microsoft Product Support Services phone numbers and information on support costs, please go to the following address on the World Wide Web:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support

Status

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Windows NT 4.0. This problem was first corrected in Windows NT version 4.0 Service Pack 5.

Properties

Article ID: 219368 - Last Review: November 2, 2013 - Revision: 4.0
Applies to
  • Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Developer Edition
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Enterprise Edition
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