An essential Windows 11 update to do this so as not to lose data

Windows 11 and Windows Server 2022 users, apply the latest updates for these operating systems! In fact, Microsoft has described a very serious bug that can corrupt your data.

This new violation affects the latest processors that integrate the Vector Advanced Encryption Standard (VAES): this particularly affects Intel processors (Ice Lake, Tiger Lake and Rocket Lake), as well as the AMD Zen 4 architecture. decryption on the PC.

A bug in the VAES

It is therefore a very important software component that guarantees the safety of your computer and data. Microsoft has added additional code to support hardware acceleration in the Symcrypt library for these processors. Implementation errors have been made that could cause data loss or corruption.

Microsoft doesn’t specify what the user should do if the PC already has a problem with corrupted data, but the publisher does provide an update for Windows 11 and Windows Server 2022 to prevent problems in the future. However, the company admits that this update could have painful side effects.

After the update, the user may experience a loss of performance for nearly a month, Microsoft warns. And for good reason: encryption operations can take twice as long to complete … So delays are expected for BitLocker, Transport Layer Security (TLS), and disk access, especially for corporate customers.

However, this is a (temporary) bad thing, because updating the operating system fixes a bug that can be particularly unusable for users who have a bad habit of not storing their data on external media.

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By: Bitdefender

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