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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 05-30-2019, 12:56 AM - Thread Starter
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How do I opt out of Specter/Meltdown and other security patches on Win10

Hi there guys, I just want to know how I can opt out of the Specter, Meltdown, Forshadow, Zombieload and MDS exploit patches on Windows 10? I am trying to figure out how to download and install WSUS and that sort of thing. Can anyone help out.

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I don't have any experience with WSUS but each mitigation has an associated registry key that can be set to 0 to disable it.


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Quote: Originally Posted by Darren9 View Post
I don't have any experience with WSUS but each mitigation has an associated registry key that can be set to 0 to disable it.
Seems to be HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Contro l\Session Manager\Memory Management" /v FeatureSettingsOverride

and featureSettingsOverrideMast.



Microsoft says to disable them set to 3?



Should I make it 3 or 0?



My computers are gaming computers so I am not to worried about potential security flaws all that much.

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I've seen someone recommend a tool named "InSpectre", maybe check it out:

https://www.grc.com/inspectre.htm
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