Microsoft has released a security patch for Windows 10 Version 1709 to block attempts by hackers and malware to exploit the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerability discovered in Intel x86-64 processors. The patch is included in the Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1709 (KB4056892) and installs automatically using the Windows Update service, but your antivirus software must be fully compatible. For more details, refer to the following article on the Microsoft website:
The latest version of AVG Antivirus is compatible with the Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1709 (KB4056892). To ensure your AVG Antivirus software is up to date:
The KB4056892 update is then installed automatically using the Windows Update service. To manually check for the latest Windows updates:
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If you cannot install the KB4056892 update using Windows Update:
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