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Processor not MMX-enabled?

Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by cml599, Jan 23, 2002.

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  1. cml599

    cml599 Thread Starter

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    After installing a game and trying to play it, I get an error message saying the above. I'm confused by what this means and how to fix it? I'm newly relocated and using a pc that is new to me, but I can give you the specs I DO know....

    Sony Vaio w/ 96 MB Ram, 7.82 GB hard drive.....

    And that's about it.... any help?

    Thanks!
    cml599
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  2. esdxc37

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    all modern games use the mmx extensions which are an instruction set that go under the name mmx
    if the game looks for the mmx extensions and they're not there that error would appear

    cant be certain about this but think mmx first appered with the pentium 133 so if your cpu is lower than this your goosed
     
  3. brianF

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    mmx was first introduced with the P166 in some, some 166's where non mmx, same with the 200, from the 233 on they all are mmx capable. If I remember right.
     
  4. esdxc37

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    yep after some checking out brianf is right it could be a 200 pentium with no mmx support all after that had it
     
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