cores disabled greyed out need help
BIOS updated? All cores enabled in BIOS? All cores enabled in msconfig?
homeslicegamer, we need a complete list of your specifications including version of UEFI and OS. Please include all your HW. Where did you get your OS? If it is left over from an upgrade or a cloned disk, then that is probably your problem - seen it many times with your same symptom. Please make sure you have a fresh install. Enjoy, John.
You're in "Game Mode"...
Read the part about game mode.
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Good catch, he has Legacy Compatibility Mode on, though I do believe all it does is trigger the boot advanced option to limit cores to half.
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