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Forum: Windows 7 Forum February 8th 18, 02:16 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 21
Views: 166
Posted By Brian Gregory[_2_]
Should I install KB4056894

On 08/02/2018 01:34, Paul wrote:
Brian Gregory wrote:
On 07/02/2018 15:23, Paul wrote:
Brian Gregory wrote:
On 07/02/2018 03:40, Maurice Helwig wrote:
On 7/02/2018 11:28 AM, Brian...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum February 8th 18, 01:40 AM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 21
Views: 166
Posted By Brian Gregory[_2_]
Should I install KB4056894

On 07/02/2018 15:23, Paul wrote:
Brian Gregory wrote:
On 07/02/2018 03:40, Maurice Helwig wrote:
On 7/02/2018 11:28 AM, Brian Gregory wrote:
On 05/02/2018 23:17, Maurice Helwig...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum February 7th 18, 12:22 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 21
Views: 166
Posted By Brian Gregory[_2_]
Should I install KB4056894

On 07/02/2018 03:40, Maurice Helwig wrote:
On 7/02/2018 11:28 AM, Brian Gregory wrote:
On 05/02/2018 23:17, Maurice Helwig wrote:
Well it is now February 6 th. Should I install KB4056894....
Forum: Windows 7 Forum February 7th 18, 02:28 AM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 21
Views: 166
Posted By Brian Gregory[_2_]
Should I install KB4056894

On 05/02/2018 23:17, Maurice Helwig wrote:
Well it is now February 6 th. Should I install KB4056894. What is
everyone doing other than waiting.

If I hide the update will it be presented...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum January 26th 18, 05:33 AM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10,alt.windows7.general
Replies: 27
Views: 145
Posted By Brian Gregory[_2_]
GRC's Spectre and Meltdown testing software

On 26/01/2018 01:40, Paul wrote:
Brian Gregory wrote:


I only have a USB floppy drive and it doesn't seem to boot properly
from that.

I'll see if I can make a bootable CD out of...
Forum: Windows 10 Help Forum January 26th 18, 05:33 AM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10,alt.windows7.general
Replies: 0
Views: 26
Posted By Brian Gregory[_2_]
GRC's Spectre and Meltdown testing software

On 26/01/2018 01:40, Paul wrote:
Brian Gregory wrote:


I only have a USB floppy drive and it doesn't seem to boot properly
from that.

I'll see if I can make a bootable CD out of...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum January 26th 18, 01:42 AM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10,alt.windows7.general
Replies: 27
Views: 145
Posted By Brian Gregory[_2_]
GRC's Spectre and Meltdown testing software

On 26/01/2018 00:20, Brian Gregory wrote:
On 25/01/2018 17:15, Paul wrote:
...
If you use the Intel bootable floppy version, that
one will in effect return the BIOS version, so you
can...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum January 26th 18, 01:20 AM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10,alt.windows7.general
Replies: 27
Views: 145
Posted By Brian Gregory[_2_]
GRC's Spectre and Meltdown testing software

On 25/01/2018 17:15, Paul wrote:
Brian Gregory wrote:
On 22/01/2018 02:41, Paul wrote:
Brian Gregory wrote:
On 21/01/2018 23:54, Brian Gregory wrote:
On 21/01/2018 21:49, Paul...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum January 25th 18, 05:36 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10,alt.windows7.general
Replies: 27
Views: 145
Posted By Brian Gregory[_2_]
GRC's Spectre and Meltdown testing software

On 22/01/2018 02:41, Paul wrote:
Brian Gregory wrote:
On 21/01/2018 23:54, Brian Gregory wrote:
On 21/01/2018 21:49, Paul wrote:
Microsoft is *always* shipping Microcode. At the...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum January 25th 18, 12:28 AM Posted to uk.comp.homebuilt,alt.windows7.general
Replies: 102
Views: 553
Posted By Brian Gregory[_2_]
Gibson's Meltdown/Spectre Tester

On 24/01/2018 21:14, Daniel James wrote:
In article , Pjp
wrote:
In fact first 100,000 soucre code lines of code I wrote for Windows
...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum January 22nd 18, 01:13 AM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10,alt.windows7.general
Replies: 27
Views: 145
Posted By Brian Gregory[_2_]
GRC's Spectre and Meltdown testing software

On 21/01/2018 23:54, Brian Gregory wrote:
On 21/01/2018 21:49, Paul wrote:
Microsoft is *always* shipping Microcode. At the moment,
it's delivering what I would guess to be Nov 2017 or
so...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum January 22nd 18, 12:54 AM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10,alt.windows7.general
Replies: 27
Views: 145
Posted By Brian Gregory[_2_]
GRC's Spectre and Meltdown testing software

On 21/01/2018 21:49, Paul wrote:
Microsoft is *always* shipping Microcode. At the moment,
it's delivering what I would guess to be Nov 2017 or
so microcode. Not Jan 8, 2018 microcode. Linux...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum January 21st 18, 04:30 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10,alt.windows7.general
Replies: 27
Views: 145
Posted By Brian Gregory[_2_]
GRC's Spectre and Meltdown testing software

On 21/01/2018 15:15, Brian Gregory wrote:
On 21/01/2018 09:58, Yousuf Khan wrote:
On 1/21/2018 1:57 AM, Paul wrote:
Yousuf Khan wrote:
Seems to be much easier than trying to install and...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum January 21st 18, 04:15 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10,alt.windows7.general
Replies: 27
Views: 145
Posted By Brian Gregory[_2_]
GRC's Spectre and Meltdown testing software

On 21/01/2018 09:58, Yousuf Khan wrote:
On 1/21/2018 1:57 AM, Paul wrote:
Yousuf Khan wrote:
Seems to be much easier than trying to install and run PowerShell
scripts, and much more...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum January 21st 18, 04:09 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10,alt.windows7.general
Replies: 27
Views: 145
Posted By Brian Gregory[_2_]
GRC's Spectre and Meltdown testing software

On 21/01/2018 06:57, Paul wrote:
Yousuf Khan wrote:
Seems to be much easier than trying to install and run PowerShell
scripts, and much more reliable too:

...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum January 19th 18, 02:01 AM Posted to uk.comp.homebuilt,alt.windows7.general
Replies: 102
Views: 553
Posted By Brian Gregory[_2_]
Gibson's Meltdown/Spectre Tester

On 19/01/2018 00:48, Paul wrote:
Brian Gregory wrote:
On 17/01/2018 11:28, Paul wrote:
PeterC wrote:
https://www.grc.com/inspectre.htm

with a warning not to d/l from other...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum January 19th 18, 01:27 AM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 102
Views: 553
Posted By Brian Gregory[_2_]
Gibson's Meltdown/Spectre Tester

On 17/01/2018 09:26, PeterC wrote:
https://www.grc.com/inspectre.htm

with a warning not to d/l from other sites.


All the details...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum January 19th 18, 01:09 AM Posted to uk.comp.homebuilt,alt.windows7.general
Replies: 102
Views: 553
Posted By Brian Gregory[_2_]
Gibson's Meltdown/Spectre Tester

On 17/01/2018 11:28, Paul wrote:
PeterC wrote:
https://www.grc.com/inspectre.htm

with a warning not to d/l from other sites.

That page says it's "written in assembler" ???
LOL....
Forum: Windows 7 Forum January 19th 18, 12:53 AM Posted to uk.comp.homebuilt,alt.windows7.general
Replies: 102
Views: 553
Posted By Brian Gregory[_2_]
Gibson's Meltdown/Spectre Tester

On 17/01/2018 15:10, Wolf K wrote:
On 2018-01-17 08:24, Jaimie Vandenbergh wrote:
On Wed, 17 Jan 2018 06:28:20 -0500, Paul wrote:

PeterC wrote:
...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum January 15th 18, 03:08 AM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 15
Views: 181
Posted By Brian Gregory[_2_]
KB4056894 -- Spectre and Meltdown Update

On 13/01/2018 20:09, Stan Brown wrote:
Let me ask a silly question. If we can update the microcode in our
CPU chip, why do we need the KB4056894?

There are multiple vulnerabilities.
Many people...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum January 7th 18, 07:10 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 4
Views: 78
Posted By Brian Gregory[_2_]
Broadcom ???

On 07/01/2018 17:24, wrote:
After an overhaul by an expert, I now have a 64 bit app "Broadcom"
which seems to now be necessary for internet connectinity.

What's...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum January 6th 18, 06:01 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 9
Views: 120
Posted By Brian Gregory[_2_]
Can't install Windows 7 update for Meltdown CPU flaw

On 06/01/2018 14:21, JJ wrote:
On Fri, 5 Jan 2018 15:16:54 -0800, Drew wrote:
I read a article earlier that you should NOT do this without checking to
make sure your antivirus was patched...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum January 5th 18, 01:41 AM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 13
Views: 93
Posted By Brian Gregory[_2_]
Very interesting Intel CPU problem

On 03/01/2018 14:18, Mayayana wrote:
"Brian Gregory" wrote

| I'd be a lot more convinced that it's worth worrying about if they could
| actually produce...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum January 3rd 18, 01:09 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 13
Views: 93
Posted By Brian Gregory[_2_]
Very interesting Intel CPU problem

On 03/01/2018 01:36, Mayayana wrote:
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/01/02/intel_cpu_design_flaw/

The gist of it: Intel CPUs for the past 10 years or
so have had a serious design flaw...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum January 3rd 18, 01:05 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general
Replies: 13
Views: 93
Posted By Brian Gregory[_2_]
Very interesting Intel CPU problem

On 03/01/2018 07:07, Paul in Houston TX wrote:
I had the same thoughts but I stopped patching w7 when they went
to cumulatives anyways.

I've never had less trouble with Windows Updates than...
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