Windows 10: Asus Z370 Maximus X Motherboards

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  1.    4 Weeks Ago #101

    Kol12 said: View Post
    Asus web dev's need a kick in the pants. The X Hero provides no notes but check the X Code download page: " Update Intel CPU Microcode"

    ROG MAXIMUS X CODE Driver & Tools | Motherboards | ASUS Global


    So I guess that's what it is, a microcode update. Of course the details are limited though and don't explain why the old Bios passed InSpectre.
    That's ok, I can wait, this has just been released, so will take Asus some time to figure everything out.
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  2. Posts : 529
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       4 Weeks Ago #102

    OldMike65 said: View Post
    No .....but why the heck is telling me my bios and Windows IS protected....what am I missing here...

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    Because it is, sort of, I mean maybe, ummm...

    Actually 0x7C microcode was an early patch and may not provide full protection. Intel didn't pull 7C like they did others because it wasn't harmful like some of their early patches. 0x84 is supposed to be better as far as Spectre and microcode stability.
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  3. Posts : 744
    Windows 10 64 bit, 1709
       4 Weeks Ago #103

    Does anyone have this patch KB4056892 installed? I have not received it via Windows updates. This page comes from the X Hero FAQ page and mentions installing this patch in relation to Meltdown and Spectre:

    [Motherboard] ASUS statement for Intel Microcode(Meltdown & Spectre) update | Official Support | ASUS USA
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17650
       4 Weeks Ago #104

    Kol12 said: View Post
    Does anyone have this patch KB4056892 installed? I have not received it via Windows updates. This page comes from the X Hero FAQ page and mentions installing this patch in relation to Meltdown and Spectre:

    [Motherboard] ASUS statement for Intel Microcode(Meltdown & Spectre) update | Official Support | ASUS USA
    That's an old update.

    Cumulative Update KB4056892 Windows 10 v1709 Build 16299.192 - Windows 10 Forums
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  5. Posts : 744
    Windows 10 64 bit, 1709
       4 Weeks Ago #105

    My Windows installation is relatively new so I guess that's why I missed it/didn't need it..
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  6. Posts : 744
    Windows 10 64 bit, 1709
       2 Weeks Ago #106

    Does anyone know how to disable secure boot on the Maximus X Hero? Is secure boot an issue with this board when installing Windows?
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  7. Posts : 529
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       2 Weeks Ago #107

    I have had no issue with secure boot on my Code X, which is basically a Hero.
    On my older Hero model I could disable it by setting the OS to "other"
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  • Posts : 744
    Windows 10 64 bit, 1709
       2 Weeks Ago #108

    Geneo said: View Post
    I have had no issue with secure boot on my Code X, which is basically a Hero.
    On my older Hero model I could disable it by setting the OS to "other"
    Do you know why it's recommended to disable secure boot when installing Windows?
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       2 Weeks Ago #109

    Kol12 said: View Post
    Do you know why it's recommended to disable secure boot when installing Windows?
    Only Windows versions older than 8.1
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  • Posts : 19,785
    Win10 Pro, Win10 Pro N, Win10 Home, Win10 Pro Insider Fast Ring, Windows 8.1 Pro, Ubuntu
       2 Weeks Ago #110

    Read this Doc at TechNet: Secure boot | Microsoft Docs
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