TITLE: Microsoft Fix for Multi-Processor Performance (KB896256) VERSION: KB896256 Rev. SP2 DESCRIPTION: This package provides a pointer to Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 896256, "Computers that are running Windows XP Service Pack 2 and that are equipped with multiple processors that support processor power management features may experience decreased performance." This article addresses possible performance issues with Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2 and multi-processors with power management features. This information applies to the supported workstation models and operating systems. PURPOSE: Routine SOFTPAQ NUMBER: SP35800 SUPERSEDES: None EFFECTIVE DATE: April 23, 2007 CATEGORY: Operating System - Enhancements and QFEs SSM SUPPORTED: No PRODUCT TYPE(S): Workstations HARDWARE PRODUCT MODEL(S): HP xw4400 Workstation: All Models HP xw6400 Workstation: All Models HP xw8400 Workstation: All Models HP xw9400 Workstation: All Models SOFTWARE PRODUCT(S): None OPERATING SYSTEM(S): Microsoft Windows XP Professional LANGUAGE(S): Global ENHANCEMENTS: N/A PREREQUISITES: None INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Click the link and read the HP information about the software. 2. If necessary, download the software from the HP website and follow the installation instructions provided online. Copyright (c) 2007 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.