Task Manager CPU Usage Only Displays Eight Processors

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SYMPTOMS
The CPU Usage History section on the Performance tab in Task Managernormally displays a frame for each processor. If your computer has morethan eight processors, the CPU Usage History shows only eight CPUs andleaves a blank gray space where the other CPU frames should be. It alsorepaints the screen continuously and the screen becomes unreadable after aperiod of time.
RESOLUTION
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows NT 4.0 or Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in theMicrosoft Knowledge Base:
152734 How to Obtain the Latest Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack

STATUS
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Windows NT 4.0 and Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition. This problem was first corrected in Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 4.0 and Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition Service Pack 4.
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Article ID: 188838 - Last Review: 01/11/2015 01:52:44 - Revision: 4.2

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