Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU reported as Intel(R) Pentium(R) III Xeon

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Article ID: 178518

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Issue/Introduction

 

Resolution

Problem
'Intel(R) Xeon(R)' or 'Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo' CPU is reported as an 'Intel(R) Pentium(R) III Xeon' processor by Inventory Solution.

Environment
Inventory Solution 7.0

Agent reporting from Windows XP or Windows Server 2003 machine

Cause
 

On a Windows XP-based computer or on a Windows Server 2003-based computer that has Intel Xeon processors (or Core 2 Duo processors Xeons are based on) installed, the Name property in the Win32_Processor WMI class is not identified correctly.

The following command can be run on the problematic computer to check the property value:

wmic path Win32_Processor where DeviceID='CPU0' get name

For example, an 'Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5405 @ 2.00GHz' was reported as 'Intel(R) Pentium(R) III Xeon processor'.

Resolution
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/953955