Windows 10: Protect your Windows devices against Spectre and Meltdown

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  1.    3 Weeks Ago #41

    Nice, that makes it a bit easier for the confused, can always guarantee Steve Gibson makes things clear!
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  2.    3 Weeks Ago #42

    HP has just removed all the fixes from their website!

    here is what they say:

    In response to Intel’s recommendation, HP is taking the following actions:
    • HP is removing HP BIOS softpaqs with Intel microcode patches from hp.com.
    • HP will be reissuing HP BIOS softpaqs with previous Intel microcode starting January 25, 2018.
    • Once Intel reissues microcode updates, HP will issue revised Softpaqs.

    No Idea what went wrong~!
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  3.    3 Weeks Ago #43

    Hi,

    No Idea what went wrong~!
    Frequent spontaneous reboots after the MC update I reckon.

    Cheers,
      My ComputersSystem Spec


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       3 Weeks Ago #44

    rezpower said: View Post
    HP has just removed all the fixes from their website!

    here is what they say:

    In response to Intel’s recommendation, HP is taking the following actions:
    • HP is removing HP BIOS softpaqs with Intel microcode patches from hp.com.
    • HP will be reissuing HP BIOS softpaqs with previous Intel microcode starting January 25, 2018.
    • Once Intel reissues microcode updates, HP will issue revised Softpaqs.

    No Idea what went wrong~!


    fdegrove said: View Post
    Hi,



    Frequent spontaneous reboots after the MC update I reckon.

    Cheers,
    So has Dell. The reboot issue, and general performance drop problems. Sluggish..... not everyone, but enough.
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       3 Weeks Ago #45

    dalchina said: View Post
    Are you vulnerable? Try this very quick check:
    GRC
    Thanks for that, dalchina. From a reliable source as well. Very quick, too, as you stated.
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  6.    3 Weeks Ago #46

    Hi,

    From a reliable source as well.
    Been a Steve Gibson fan for decades. Sure knows his stuff.

    Cheers,
      My ComputersSystem Spec

  7.    3 Weeks Ago #47

    Intel are now recomending not to update the microcode and to stop deployment, see here https://newsroom.intel.com/wp-conten...e-guidance.pdf

    Intel Security Issue Update: Addressing Reboot Issues - Windows 10 Forums
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  8. Posts : 38,043
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       3 Weeks Ago #48

    fdegrove said: View Post
    Hi,

    Been a Steve Gibson fan for decades. Sure knows his stuff.

    Cheers,
    Same here. He sure does know his stuff. Surprised that site isn't mentioned here more often.

    Been using ShieldsUP for eons. He's the port ping king.

    Tony K
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  9.    3 Weeks Ago #49

    He is very well versed in his knowledge of computing...been using his site for many years!
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  10.    3 Weeks Ago #50

    Tony K said: View Post
    Same here. He sure does know his stuff. Surprised that site isn't mentioned here more often.

    Been using ShieldsUP for eons. He's the port ping king.

    Tony K
    Haven't heard of his Site for a while either ...decided to try LeakTest like in the old days ....seems I have some work to do....

    KB.
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