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It gets worse: Microsoft’s Spectre-fixer wrecks some AMD PCs

eldakka Silver badge

> Most non technical (and many technical people too) don't know if a patch is critical, pointless or potentially damaging so have no basis on which to accept or reject it.

It's pretty hard to know whether a patch is necessary or not when the only information MS supplies in the list of patches is "this is a security update".

MS should be supplying full patch information in the windows update interface, not a generic message.

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