Meltdown Reg Key Force Add
This agent procedure will create the registry key “HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\QualityCompat” Value=”cadca5fe-87d3-4b96-b7fb-a231484277cc” Type=”REG_DWORD” on any Windows machine using a powershell script.
The registry key is not always required to get the Windows Update to protect against the Meltdown vulnerability.
It is advised to check the list of Antivirus at: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/184wcDt9I9TUNFFbsAVLpzAtckQxYiuirADzf3cL42FQ/htmlview?sle=true#gid=0
You can find more information on this Microsoft article: https://support.microsoft.com/sw-ke/help/4072699/important-information-regarding-the-windows-security-updates-released
DO NOT RUN THIS PROCEDURE UNTIL YOU CAN CONFIRM YOUR ANTI VIRUS IS COMPATIBLE.
Script written by Douglas Sanchez and published for free to the Kaseya Community. Originally posted on the automation exchange here.