troubleshooting Question

Random Numbers Broken?

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Hi, after trying diffrent things like Microsoft excal and so on.
I have come to the conclution that my computer system does not not give me accurate random numbers. After extremely long test series i get 47,6 not 50
from 1-100 tests. Is my processor broken?

How i did the tests.
(windows Xp, MS excel xp)

create new sheet.(row A) =Random
About 300 lines of that
RoW B(=RowA*100))
Summ and divide by 300
regerated that page about 40 times
Wrote down all results and made the calulations (results / tests)
Repeted that 25 times.

300 * 40 *25 = 300 000 tests

My system Intel P4 2600/800 Asus P4p800 Mb
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