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_WinAPI_GetSystemInfo I needed to get the # of Processors for another project I have, so I was looking into MSDN to find the 'right' way to do it. I've actually stumbled upon a few ways, two are easy - the Environment variable %NUMBER_OF_PROCESSORS%, and also the Registry keys under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\HARDWARE\DESCRIPTION\System\CentralProcessor\" ('tip' has a nice simple function to get that info, _FasterCpuInfo()). Anyway, this API call seemed like it would be the best source, but this doesn't report on Hyperthreading ('fake') processors that are considered by the Operating System as ind