Microsoft is today rolling out new cumulative updates for three versions of Windows 10 operating system to include fixes for devices getting into unbootable state. Earlier this month, Microsoft rolled security updates to address the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities. After installing the update, the AMD PCs were getting into an unbootable state with no easy fix available.
Three new cumulative updates for Windows 10 comes with fixes for the found vulnerabilities and the good news is that your AMD PCs won’t get into the unbootable state anymore. If your PC is already in an unbootable state, you can follow these steps to fix the recover the system.
The botched Windows updates were released earlier this week with the aim to fix the vulnerabilities, the AMD PCs were however not booting properly after installing the latest Windows 10 security patch. Microsoft later halted the rollout of the Windows 10 and 7 security updates to stop bricking the AMD powered PCs.
“Microsoft has reports of customers with some AMD devices getting into an unbootable state after installing recent Windows operating system security updates. After investigating, Microsoft has determined that some AMD chipsets do not conform to the documentation previously provided to Microsoft to develop the Windows operating system mitigations to protect against the chipset vulnerabilities known as Spectre and Meltdown,” Microsoft said in a support page.
Microsoft is today rolling out Build 16299.194, Build 15063.877 and Build 14393.2034 for Fall Creators Update, Creators Update and Anniversary Updates devices respectively. You can update your system by navigating to Settings -> Updates & Security -> Windows Update.