MSI Recommend Intel® Platform Notebooks, Vortex and VR One for Windows System Update and Firmware Update on CPU Speculative Execution Vulnerabilities.
Type: MSI News
Latest Update: Thu, 18 Jan 2018
[Taipei, Taiwan] MSI gaming notebooks has been focused on pioneering and innovating gaming featurrs for worldwide enthusiasts to the latest gaming laptops, when Intel announced it’s issue on Spercutre execution vulnerabilities known as Meltdown/Spectre issue, MSI reacted fast to mitigate the issue with BIOS/EC firmware update works, for MSI notebooks, Vortex and VR One models firmware test and quick update these info in early 2018.
From Intel® 2nd Gen to 8th Gen Platform Should Use This Update
MSI did aware of the recent security issues which discovered by Google’s Project Zero team and have been working closely with our partners to prepare the Meltdown and Spectre attack vulnerabilities mitigations for all our customers. Even most of normal usage might not have any issue with daily works or gaming, but we still make all of our mobile products to have complete and accurate update soon, to prevent any critical usage and to security system.
All of the MSI Notebook, Vortex and VR One units that used Intel 2th to the 8th generation Core Processor could follow our upcoming update to prevent further issues. To get the protection for your notebook system, MSI strongly recommended getting the system BIOS (with the updated microcode) and the latest Windows Update patch updated. Also, keep an eye on our FAQ page to have the latest news.
Please noticed that Microsoft System Update Detail Check is a MUST
If your daily usage related to industry control or mechanical types of works, please double check on Microsoft update notice to make sure you will get full package on the Windows system update, any uncompleted single file update might cause the system failure on very few professional usage software, Thank you..