IMPORTANT SECURITY UPDATES!

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  1. Chastity

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    Installed and working :) Had to enable the Spectre protection as it was disabled by default in OS. (Used the InSpectre tool to enable running Admin privs)

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    @Vasudev Thx for the rep, and so far I haven't encountered any slowdowns. MS mentioned that you'll encounter performance loss the more the system uses kernel calls, and that they are working to minimize that with Windows 10. Windows 7 users will feel it more, as that OS uses it a lot for font rendering, etc.
     
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    I disabled the protection just to get some performance back.
     
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    It's your system, not mine. :) I prefer to have security fixes.
     
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    The performance hit was too much! retopline option has less perf. hit BTW.
     
  6. Prema

    Prema Your Freedom, Your Choice

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    I would personally only disable the security patches via InSpectre for benching...
     
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    kong Notebook Consultant

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    After installing the KB4090007 update, the “System” process keeps running at ~20% all the time and make the CPU hot and that causes CPU fan to always turned on.

    I tried uninstalling the update and the “System” process goes back to normal... Anyone also has this problem?
     
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  8. hmscott

    hmscott Notebook Nobel Laureate

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    Wow, that's not good, wonder what it is doing? Maybe open up the Task Manager => Performance => Resource Monitor, and look at open files - read / write activity.

    It might just have been a coincidental running of a scheduled task that came up after reboot the first time, and was out of scope after you backed it out?

    I'd try again at a different time of day maybe, and then dig deep into what is running and what it is doing.
     
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  9. Papusan

    Papusan JOKEBOOKS = That sucks!! STAHP! Dont buy FILTH...

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    You could try the uCode(Microcode)fix instead of the Microcode patch from Win Update Catalog. Latest microcodes is already added into the scrift. Read you up how to use it in the tread.

    FYI... If you use ThrottleStop or similar tools for undervolt and oc'ing, try to resett the prefered values. Or click apply and save again in FIVR window. The microcode patch update from Micro$haft screw up the ThrottleStop settings.
     
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    If that solution is based on the VMware microcode update driver, then it won't work for Spectre. The driver/microcode isn't loaded when the kernel is initialized, and the OS won't enable the mitigating code. The MS OS patch is more effective.
     
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