Microsoft Update to Negate Issues from Intel’s Spectre Fixes – PC Mag

This is an interesting article from PC Magazine online January 29, 2018 by Rohith Bhaskar. Intel has been in the news for their Spectre fixes lately that seem to be causing stability and performance issues. The company warned users last week that its Spectre fixes have been causing problems such as random reboots, they also warned users that the fixes may cause “Data loss or corruption” as well. Microsoft has now stepped in to play ringmaster and has issued an update for Windows 7, 8.1 and 10 that temporarily disables the fixes. In a blog post from Microsoft, the company has said -...