AMD PowerNow! Technology Support for Windows XP

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Summary

Microsoft has released an updated AMDK7 driver package that provides support in Windows XP for AMD PowerNow! technology on computers that use AMD processors. This updated package supports models 6, 7, and 8 of the AMD PowerNow! technology-capable processors.

For additional information about the latest service pack for Windows XP, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
322389 How to Obtain the Latest Windows XP Service Pack

More information

This feature is available in the latest service pack for Windows XP. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
322389 How to Obtain the Latest Windows XP Service Pack

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
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.

File information

The English version of this update should have the following file attributes or later:
   Date       Time   Version      Size    File name
   ------------------------------------------------
   12-Feb-02  18:42  5.1.2600.28  32,896  Amdk7.sys
   07-Mar-02  17:09                1,636  K7qfe.inf
				
AMD PowerNow! technology adjusts the processor's performance and power consumption by dynamically adjusting the processor's operating frequency and voltage.
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Article ID: 318891 - Last Review: December 24, 2014 - Revision: 1.0
Applies to
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
Keywords: 
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