Spectre/Meltdown patch will not install with Trend Micro Maximum Security 2018

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Microsoft lists Trend Micro as one of the anti-virus vendors that has not yet updated its software to allow the Spectre/Meltdown patch from Microsoft to be installed. Moreover, Microsoft has stated that no further security updates will be offered to systems using an anti-virus that does not allow the Spectre/Meltdown patch. What is Trend doing to make its software compatible with the patch? When will the software allow the patch?
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khatley

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Tom Emmelot, Champion

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Hi khatley

Welcome to TM Home users Community, a public site where volunteers try to help each-other , also there are TM Employees that can give answers. I am just a volunteer.
Look here:
https://esupport.trendmicro.com/en-us/home/pages/technical-support/1118996.aspx
Hope this helps.

Kind regards,
Tom
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Hello khatley ! Welcome to the community!

We actually have discussed this matter on different threads here in the community. For more reading, please click on the links.


Windows Meltdown-Spectre Vulnerability  
Important Information for Trend Micro Solutions and Microsoft January 2018 Security Updates 

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