Let’s have a look at the method to Check If Your Windows System Is Protected from Meltdown and Spectra using some PowerShell features that will protect your computer from these threats. So have a look at complete guide discussed below to proceed.
[dropcap]W[/dropcap]indows is made in such a way the whole system is prevented from all of the flaws and Meltdown and Spectre. These CPU flaws are kept away using all of the functions and the options that are possible. Now if anyone has downloaded the windows or updated it through the patches then this is probably that it would not be prevented from the Meltdown and Spectre. To update the system and prevent the Meltdown and Spectre this is required that the user also updates the BIOS of the whole system and even apply the update patches to the system. How this could be done is the biggest question of the user as people are not usable with these settings and the functions. No option is available in the system through which the user could actually update the BIOs and the system from all of the CPU flaws. To let the people become aware of the method through which the user could be able to make the changes to the system and hence get protected from the Meltdown and Spectre, we have made this post. All of the information is dubbed inside this post where we have described the whole of the method for preventing and checking the system whether if it is prevented from Meltdown and Spectre. If you are interested to know about the method then please go and read out this until the end. So let’s get started with the method!
How to Check If Your Windows System Is Protected from Meltdown and Spectre
The method is quite simple and easy and you just need to follow the simple step by step guide discussed below to proceed.
Steps to Check If Your Windows System Is Protected from Meltdown and Spectre:
#1 Microsoft has made the script especially for the windows users through which they could be able to find and recognize if there are any Meltdown and Spectre in CPU.For using this script you would require the use of command line that is really simple to be used. This is not a graphical utility but only the simple command line which the beginners might not be able to understand.
#2 On Windows 7 you will require downloading the Windows Management software 5.0 for running of PowerShell which in last will help to run and execute the command. On windows 10, window 8 etc you could find the PowerShell through using the search option, simply click on Windows PowerShell option that comes from the search results.
#3 The above step will launch the PowerShell on to your system and when this interface would arise over the screen simply type and enter the Install-Module SpeculationControl command. Sometimes the PowerShell may ask for the installation of the Nuget, this could be installed by typing the Y and pressing the enter.
#4 Run the commands side by side as prompted-
$SaveExecutionPolicy = Get-ExecutionPolicy
Set-ExecutionPolicy RemoteSigned -Scope Currentuser
Set-ExecutionPolicy $SaveExecutionPolicy -Scope Currentuser
#5 Now you would get all information about your CPU and that would also be listed whether if your PC has the Meltdown and Spectre issues. This information is easy to read and you shall be able to get the whole details about the CPU. If you are not having any flaws with your PC then you are all done but if you are showing the issues inside your CPU then please proceed to the step ahead.
#6 Go to the Settings and then inside there please look for the option to update the system. Check for the system update and start to update the system. This would be able to add the patches to the system and hence you will be all done with the correction and the prevention from the Meltdown and Spectre.
Is this difficult for you to check for the Windows system if it is protected or not from the meltdown and specter after reading the whole post above? No, this would not be difficult for you as we have provided all of the information that shall make you remove and hence check and prevent the meltdown and specter. All of the data of this post is written in very simple and easy words so that everyone would be able to get about it. Hopefully, you would also have got about the method from the article given above, please share the above information with others too. Make us feel your involvement in this post through using the comments section and writing the opinions and the suggestions from there. At last but nevertheless, thank you for reading this post