Jan 30, 2018

Microsoft disables 'buggy' Intel patch

Microsoft has disabled a flawed Intel software update that was causing some customers' computers to reboot unexpectedly. Intel had issued its software patch to address a security issue affecting millions of its processors worldwide. Microsoft said its update for Windows 7, 8.1 and 10 disabled Intel's buggy patch and stopped the rebooting issue. Security researchers criticised Intel over the time taken to fix the security issues. On 22 January, Intel told customers not to install one of the security updates it had issued, as the software patch was causing more problems.

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