Microsoft Releases Emergency Updates to Fix Meltdown and Spectre CPU Flaws

For Apple MacOS users, checking for updates is more straightforward.

The Register also noted that some Linux developers working on a patch were frustrated to the point they considered naming the fix, "Forcefully Unmap Complete Kernel With Interrupt Trampolines", or F*CKWIT.

On Wednesday, Microsoft began releasing the patch, but with an important caveat: the security update will only arrive for computers running compatible antivirus software.

Luckily, there's a workaround that enables you to completely remove the Xbox app from your Windows 10.

Today, we'll talk a bit about Xbox app for Windows 10, its usability and design.

ZDNet reports that Microsoft's community forum is filling up with complaints from users using PCs powered by AMD Athlon processors that are having trouble booting after applying KB4056892. Reports stating that the flaw is unique to Intel chips are incorrect, the company argued.


"These calls may cause stop errors [.] that make the device unable to boot". Microsoft has pushed out a cumulative update for all Windows 10 Mobile handsets regardless of whether they are registered with the Insider program or not. Microsoft has yet to provide an official fix, but, in a statement to Neowin, it did note that it is aware of the issue and is investigating. We are referring, of course, to Spectre and Meltdown. In some instances a complete reinstall fixes the issue, but the update will once again push out and you're back where you started. Microsoft's Spectre and Meltdown patch, in particular, seems to be causing some boot-up issues on some AMD PCs.

Apple announced on Friday that it is about to release a patch for its Safari web browser on iPhone, iPad and Mac. We've received messages from confused readers who wonder why a certain feature isn't available on their PC when we say the feature is in the Fall Creators Update.

As Intel and others across the industry partner to protect customers from the exploits (referred to as "Spectre" and "Meltdown") reported Wednesday, extensive testing has been conducted to assess any impact to system performance from the recently released security updates.

Download Interop Tools from this link and install the files in Dependencies ARM. Intel and its partners have made significant progress in deploying updates as both software patches and firmware updates. The cross-platform system that Microsoft offers makes this app quite useful for the Xbox gaming community. Microsoft Passport became.NET Passport and then transformed into Windows Live ID before Microsoft settled on the sensible name "Microsoft account".

This difference shows in the hardware too, as the iPad has a better camera, and is simply the best choice for filming, editing and uploading video from one versatile device.

Check with your operating system vendor or system manufacturer and apply any available updates as soon as they are available.


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