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Why is my "Amd Athalon 64 Processor Driver" 5GB!?!

By gamingguy27
Nov 12, 2005
  1. On my list of programs (on add/remove) my processor driver is the third biggest program at 5GB! What the hell! Is it acctually a driver or is it a Virus or somthing?!?

    Alex
     
  2. Pablo

    Pablo TS Rookie Posts: 16

    i have that same driver and it is being reported as .12 MB....
     
  3. gamingguy27

    gamingguy27 TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 168

    Heres a screen shot.
     

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  4. Didou

    Didou Bowtie extraordinair! Posts: 4,274

    It's probably some mistake on part of the OS. The driver installs itself by default in program files\amd\Athlon 64 Processor Driver. Have a look there & see if it's really that big.
     
  5. gamingguy27

    gamingguy27 TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 168

    If i right click on the folder its 100KB.

    Werid eh? :chef:

    Alex
     
  6. Didou

    Didou Bowtie extraordinair! Posts: 4,274

    I would think it's Windows mis-reporting the size then. ;)
     
  7. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

    The stats you see in Add/Remove programs are often just plain wrong. Both the size and last used bits.

    If the installer package doesn't report the size of the thing it is installing the Windows will make a guess and as you can see it can guess very wrong.
     
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