Author Archives: Yogesh Mankani

Spectre Patches has hit the newer CPUs with reboot issues

2018 is going to be remembered as a year when it really went bad for every processor on board, and for the companies like Intel, AMD and others. And it’s not getting any better. While patches for Meltdown and Spectre are being rolled out for all PCs, a recent report is suggesting that these patches had hit some of the ...

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Oh Yeah! Font Management is coming to Windows 10 Settings App, If you Care!

If you had always found Managing, and Installing new Fonts difficult, Windows 10 Future updates will include a dedicated page in Settings App form where you can manage all fonts, if you care. Rafael Rivera at Thurrot was able to enable this new setting in Redstone 4 build 17074. Below are the steps which you can follow to enable them on your ...

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Microsoft is planning to move Cortana to Action Centre with next major update

Cortana usage had always been questionable. First, and foremost it’s pretty restricted to few countries, and then Microsoft isn’t really showing a lot of efforts to make it useful. Right now, Cortana is available integrated into the search bar, and sometimes it’s irritating if it pops-up slow. Now Windows Central is reporting that Microsoft will change the position of Cortana ...

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Running a Third Party Anti-Virus? It needs to be compatible to let Windows 10 PCs get Meltdown & Spectre Security Update

Are you running a Third Party Anit-virus? i.e. anything apart from Windows Defender then chances are that because of the recent Meltdown and Spectre Security issues, it has some compatibility issue which will restrict your Windows 10 PC to get the patches to fix that issue. While Microsoft has already rolled out patches for the major architecture flaw through a cumulative update ...

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Inspite of claims, AMD is rolling out patches for Meltdown and Spectre

2018 never started well for Intel. Even though the processors from almost every manufacturer were hit, Intel had all the bad luck. That said, AMD as well celebrated a small time of their celebration. But no more. AMD initially claimed that their chips did not have a flaw, but now are rolling out updates to protect their chipset from Meltdown ...

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Got an Old PC ? Meltdown and Spectre issues will hit it hard on performance


2018 started with bad news for all CPU, just not Intel, because of the CPU architecture which has vulnerabilities that can allow websites to execute malicious JavaScript to get unauthorized access. What is even sad is that if you are still rocking an old PC, the performance issue will hit you even harder. Microsoft has revealed the impact of the ...

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