The new 64-bit CPU from VIA Technologies is not recognized on computers that are running Windows Server 2008 or Windows Vista Service Pack 1

The new 64-bit CPU from VIA Technologies is not recognized on computers that are running Windows Server 2008 or Windows Vista Service Pack 1

Article ID : 949459
Last Review : June 27, 2008
Revision : 1.0
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Introduction

Microsoft has released a hotfix to support the new 64-bit CPU from VIA Technologies. You can apply this hotfix on computers that are running Windows Server 2008 or Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1). This hotfix adds the ID and vendor strings for the new VIA 64-bit CPU. After you apply this hotfix, computers that are running Windows Server 2008 or Windows Vista SP1 can recognize the VIA 64-bit CPU and the system model that is based on this kind of CPU.

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RESOLUTION

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a Hotfix download available section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:

http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support (http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support)

Note The Hotfix download available form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

Prerequisites

To apply this hotfix, you must have Windows Server 2008 or Windows Vista SP1 installed.

Restart requirement

You must restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.

File information

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.

Windows Server 2008 or Windows Vista Service Pack 1, x86-based versions
File name File version File size Date Time Platform
Package_1_for_kb949459~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mum Not Applicable 1,777 17-Jun-2008 19:00 Not Applicable
Package_2_for_kb949459~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mum Not Applicable 1,944 17-Jun-2008 19:00 Not Applicable
Package_3_for_kb949459~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mum Not Applicable 1,782 17-Jun-2008 19:00 Not Applicable
Package_4_for_kb949459~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mum Not Applicable 1,782 17-Jun-2008 19:00 Not Applicable
Package_for_kb949459_client_1~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mum Not Applicable 1,367 17-Jun-2008 19:00 Not Applicable
Package_for_kb949459_client~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mum Not Applicable 1,431 17-Jun-2008 19:00 Not Applicable
Package_for_kb949459_sc_0~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mum Not Applicable 1,421 17-Jun-2008 19:00 Not Applicable
Package_for_kb949459_sc~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mum Not Applicable 1,423 17-Jun-2008 19:00 Not Applicable
Package_for_kb949459_server_0~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mum Not Applicable 1,425 17-Jun-2008 19:00 Not Applicable
Package_for_kb949459_server~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mum Not Applicable 1,431 17-Jun-2008 19:00 Not Applicable
Package_for_kb949459_winpesrv_0~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mum Not Applicable 1,422 17-Jun-2008 19:00 Not Applicable
Package_for_kb949459_winpesrv~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mum Not Applicable 1,429 17-Jun-2008 19:00 Not Applicable
Update.mum Not Applicable 3,077 17-Jun-2008 19:00 Not Applicable
X86_80085fdea079366665f7c3c9f82529a3_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.22204_none_001a85e8cdbba4be.manifest Not Applicable 697 17-Jun-2008 19:00 Not Applicable
X86_microsoft-windows-os-kernel_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.22204_none_6cbe0179cd3d14b5.manifest Not Applicable 17,806 17-Jun-2008 04:14 Not Applicable
Ntkrnlpa.exe 6.0.6001.22204 3,601,464 17-Jun-2008 03:32 Not Applicable
Ntoskrnl.exe 6.0.6001.22204 3,549,240 17-Jun-2008 03:32 Not Applicable
Windows Server 2008 or Windows Vista Service Pack 1, x64-based versions
File name File version File size Date Time Platform
Amd64_5a6a8c535d0358f1621664cf9fa7e750_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.22204_none_bec83261de368186.manifest Not Applicable 701 17-Jun-2008 19:00 Not Applicable
Amd64_hal.inf_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.22204_none_5fc84b87d966d713.manifest Not Applicable 1,656 17-Jun-2008 19:01 Not Applicable
Amd64_microsoft-windows-os-kernel_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.22204_none_c8dc9cfd859a85eb.manifest Not Applicable 16,512 17-Jun-2008 06:35 Not Applicable
Package_1_for_kb949459~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mum Not Applicable 2,482 17-Jun-2008 19:00 Not Applicable
Package_2_for_kb949459~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mum Not Applicable 2,651 17-Jun-2008 19:00 Not Applicable
Package_3_for_kb949459~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mum Not Applicable 2,487 17-Jun-2008 19:00 Not Applicable
Package_4_for_kb949459~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mum Not Applicable 2,489 17-Jun-2008 19:00 Not Applicable
Package_for_kb949459_client_1~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mum Not Applicable 1,375 17-Jun-2008 19:00 Not Applicable
Package_for_kb949459_client~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mum Not Applicable 1,439 17-Jun-2008 19:00 Not Applicable
Package_for_kb949459_sc_0~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mum Not Applicable 1,430 17-Jun-2008 19:00 Not Applicable
Package_for_kb949459_sc~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mum Not Applicable 1,431 17-Jun-2008 19:00 Not Applicable
Package_for_kb949459_server_0~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mum Not Applicable 1,433 17-Jun-2008 19:00 Not Applicable
Package_for_kb949459_server~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mum Not Applicable 1,439 17-Jun-2008 19:00 Not Applicable
Package_for_kb949459_winpesrv_0~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mum Not Applicable 1,430 17-Jun-2008 19:00 Not Applicable
Package_for_kb949459_winpesrv~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mum Not Applicable 1,438 17-Jun-2008 19:00 Not Applicable
Update.mum Not Applicable 3,099 17-Jun-2008 19:00 Not Applicable
Hal.dll 6.0.6001.22204 233,528 17-Jun-2008 04:08 x64
Ntoskrnl.exe 6.0.6001.22204 4,694,072 17-Jun-2008 04:08 x64

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STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the Applies to section.

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MORE INFORMATION

The third-party products that this article discusses are manufactured by companies that are independent of Microsoft. Microsoft makes no warranty, implied or otherwise, about the performance or reliability of these products.

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APPLIES TO
• Windows Server 2008 Datacenter
• Windows Server 2008 Enterprise
• Windows Server 2008 Standard
• Windows Server 2008 Datacenter without Hyper-V
• Windows Server 2008 Enterprise without Hyper-V
• Windows Server 2008 Standard without Hyper-V
• Windows Vista Service Pack 1

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kbautohotfix kbexpertiseinter kbhotfixserver kbqfe KB949459

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