How to Enable Dual Core Processors
Computer users who desire to have more power on their computer system can utilize the strength of dual core processors. Dual core processors enable a computer to do more because a single processor can now take on more tasks. If you have a system that contains dual core processors and know how to utilize the proper commands, you can enable this technology on your computer and increase the speed of your entire operating system.
Push your Windows button and "R" key at the same time until your run box appears on the computer screen.
Enter the "msconfig" command in your run box and hit "Enter."
Click "Boot" and then click "Advanced Options."
Go to the "Boot Advanced Options" menu on your laptop or desktop and alter the number in the box from one to two to use your dual core processor.