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MS’s Apr 10 update sends Server 2008 R2 to recovery mode

Just applied the April 10, 2018 MS patches to a pair of Windows 2008 R2 servers running under VMWare Workstation 7.1.6 build-744570. Both instances bluescreen when starting then reboot into the recovery console. Options there are: System Image Recovery (not an option – I don’t have any) …

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Microsoft’s Windows 7 Meltdown patch created ‘worse’ flaw

But according to Ulf Frisk, something went awry starting with the January update when applied to Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2, which miss-set controlling permissions for something called the Page Map Level 4 (PML4). This is a table used by Intel microprocessors to “translate the virtual …

Windows 2008 VPS via Microsoft’s Windows 7 Meltdown patch created ‘worse’ flaw.… More