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The Spectre fix for Microsoft could kill your PC!
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rufwoof

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PostPosted: Tue 16 Jan 2018, 12:39    Post subject:  The Spectre fix for Microsoft could kill your PC!  

The Spectre fix for Microsoft could kill your PC! https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/01/08/microsofts_spectre_fixer_bricks_some_amd_powered_pcs/
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PostPosted: Tue 16 Jan 2018, 18:06    Post subject:  

Kills the PC or kills Windows?
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PostPosted: Wed 17 Jan 2018, 10:01    Post subject:  

Windows isn't the only affected software when the fault lies in the microcode for the CPU itself.
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