Compaq presario motherboard question

You have a good question; can't remember if the single core 939's are 64 bit compatable, which is what you have. I don't recommend windows 7 unless you can find the files for vista on hp's website for your specific board. I tried windows 7 on an old hp 939 board recently, and it couldn't find the files for hp drivers. You'll need to use hp's website for any windows 7 files. Some older boards will load it just fine; some are a pain.
 

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it has a single core processor in it. I just need to speed it up to use my virtual machines for college. So I need a faster processor for it which I need to know what socket it has.
 
Use this link if you've never changed a cpu: http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=bph07139&tmp_task=prodinfoCategory&cc=us&dlc=en&lc=en&product=3184153. According to hp's website http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c00647121&tmp_track_link=ot_recdoc/c00680698/en_us/c00647121/loc:2&cc=us&dlc=en&lang=en&lc=en, you can use up to a 4800 x2 dual core. I suggest you post a request for a specific cpu on your local craigslist or anandtech's for sale forum. You may get lucky and find an affordable one. A local business had a dual core 939 brand new recently where I live for best offer. It was a retail box unit.