Metltdown Spectre Firmware updates Dell and HP

BIOS updates for Meltdown / Spectre Acer HP Workstations https://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c05869091 HP Servers https://support.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-a00039267en_us Dell NVIDIA Lenovo Microsoft More here https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/software/list-of-links-bios-updates-for-the-meltdown-and-spectre-patches/ OS Updates  MS  operating systems https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/how-to-check-and-update-windows-systems-for-the-meltdown-and-spectre-cpu-flaws/ https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/microsoftsecure/2018/01/09/understanding-the-performance-impact-of-spectre-and-meltdown-mitigations-on-windows-systems/   VMWare advisory https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2018-0002.html SCCM Compliance Settings https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/configmgr_geek_speak/2018/01/09/configmgr-speculation-control-ba… Performance Hit https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2018/01/heres-how-and-why-the-spectre-and-meltdown-patches-will-hurt-performance/ Also further reading https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/configurationmgr/2018/01/08/additional-guidance-to-mitigate-spec…
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The update is not applicable to your computer – KB2896496 KB2919355

Problem: “The update is not applicable to your computer” I have come across this a number of times, primarily when applying Windows Updates manually. Solution: Use windows updates and don’t manually installl patches, it knows what to do. If you really wan to do this manually, or windows updates is not working properly, find a […]
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