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Spectre and DeviantArt users update Windows todayUPDATED: Added comprehensive lists of CPUs affected, Intel, ARM and AMD, ARM situation updated, Intel Microcode patch problems *4, re-organised certain paragraphs.
I've written this tutorial/journal item for all Deviantart users. Most of us use computers now to create our art and so what follows is really ultra-relevant to all of us. I have tried to distil the important facts regarding the Spectre/Meltdown exploits and how they might affect you. There are a lot of words here but please don't let let that put you off. You need to read and understand at least some of it as it WILL affect you.
There exists a nasty set of issues that will affect almost all Windows, Apple or Android systems, this is a CPU exploit that all the major o/s makers are attempting to fix today even though it isn't their fault... There is a processor flaw in almost all CPUs used in our computers that simply put, allows rogue programs to read private data. You will hear two names, Spect
Hello Everyone! Welcome to the Ultimate-Desktop Deviant Art group.
This group is for designers and modifiers of the following:
Desktops, wallpapers, o/s themes, user interfaces, objectdock & rocketdock icons , windows icons, start orbs &c. Here you can share your work for others to download and take inspiration from . The platform we demonstrate here is not limited to just Windows, we want your submissions regardless of operating system. So, Windows XP, Vista, Win 7 and 8, Win 10 (Metro or desktop), Android, Os/X, IOS, Linux Ubuntu, Android, Slax, iPad, the lot - all are acceptable. We also have a section for handheld devices. This group is to help those who want to share their customised desktops with us.
Please note: This group is a bunch of nice people - rude comments &c will not be taken lightly. We will not
tolerate bad behaviour...
Folders we have include:
Featured -Please do not submit to the features folder. A submission here may
In general we prefer downloadable content only rather than screenshots. If your submissions are not accepted into this group please do not take offence as we may not accept everything.
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