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Computer will not let me change cpu frequencies

\015 I can start my computer up with the bios jumper set to configure and it lets me change the pentium 2 with mmx 300 Mhz processor cpu frequency to 300 or 330 Mhz only but even if i save the preferences at 330 Mhz the processing speed is still below 300 Mhz. no software i have tried yet works. and it will not run flash videos but runs every thing including audio from flash videos just fine.\015

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A decade ago, 300 plus MHz was state of the art and could handle 32 Megs of ram. Windows 98 or ME ran well on such a platform. The newer os's and software need a lot more. From here, it looks like you have 2 choices:
  1. Install an old version of linux
  2. \015\012
  3. Replace the computer
Neither option is perfect. The video in your machine is barely adequate for flash, etc... If you had the bucks, you wouldn't be using a 300MHz P2.
My suggestion would be to upgrade with whatever you can afford. Some off lease specials can be pretty inexpensive.
Sounds like an old motherboard or CPU. Some have auto sense and will not let you overclock it no matter what you do.

Flash video: make sure you the most up to date adobe flash player from their web site. Some flash players may have operating requirements that may exceed your CPU, memory, video card.
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