Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Intel Fixes Spectre Update That Caused Reboots

Finally some good news for those of you experiencing reboot issues after the last update.

Intel issued a microcode update for the Spectre variant 2 vulnerability for chips from the older Haswell and Broadwell generations. The company’s previous patch caused PCs using these chips to experience a high number of reboots. Eventually Microsoft had to disable the Spectre variant 2 patch on users’ machines.