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How to determine number of processers on a box

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Short of opening up a server what's the most accurate way to tell the number of processors on a box.  Technolgoies like hyper-threading and quad core seem to distort the reading when running Winmsd.
We just want to know the number of physical processors in a box.
They're a mix of W2k and W2k3 running on various models of HP Proliant

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by:Lee W, MVP
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Have you tried tools like CPUID and System Information for Windows?

http://www.cpuid.com/
http://www.gtopala.com/
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Intel has provided a software program to do this called cpucount.exe: http://www.intel.com/cd/ids/developer/asmo-na/eng/19287.htm?desturl=http://cache-www.intel.com/cd/00/00/27/66/276610_276610.exe

This will tell you if it is hyperthreading, multicore, or multiprocessor.
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by:andyalder
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You can also see what's in the box from the Systems Management Homepage assuming you have the Proliant support pack installed.
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