Microsoft rolls out Meltdown and Spectre fixes for Windows 7 and 8.1

Microsoft has patched the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities on Windows 7and 8.1 PCs, where previously only Windows 10 was covered.

Specifically, those running Windows 7 (Service Pack 1) and Windows 8.1 will now be able to install Microsoft’s fix for the flaws on the software front.