AMD Athlon Processor (Model 8) reported as 'Intel Compatable'

Article:TECH18535  |  Created: 2006-09-06  |  Updated: 2006-09-06  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH18535
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Article Type
Technical Solution

Issue



Mobile AMD Athlon Processor (Model 8) reported as Intel Compatible.
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Environment



Notification Server 6.0
Inventory Solution for Windows 6.1x

Cause



The ProcessorDesc.ini file used to help identify processor types.  No entry existed for this Mobile AMD Processor.

Solution



The attached ProcessorDesc.ini includes an entry for this processor.
  1. Rename the old file located to ProcessorDesc.ini.old at:
    \Program Files\Altiris\Notification Server\NSCap\Bin\Win32\X86\Inventory Solution\ProcessorDesc.ini
  2. Place this new version in the above directory.
  3. When the Distribution Point is updated the changes to the Inventory Package will trickle down to the Agents.
  4. If unexpected results occur, The previous version of the file can be restored by renaming the backup to the original file name.

NOTE: This has not been fully tested and is still under evaluation!


Attachments

ProcessorDesc.zip (1 kBytes)

Legacy ID



26882


Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH18535


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