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MSI has started issuing BIOS updates to fix Windows 11 Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) “unsupported processor” errors that started appearing with its Intel 700 and 600 Series motherboards last month. Microsoft initially investigated reports of errors that appeared after the latest KB5029351 update, and MSI now confirms it has found and fixed the source of the problems.

MSI had been issuing updates for its 600 and 700 series motherboards in preparation for Intel’s upcoming 14th Gen desktop CPUs, codenamed Raptor Lake-S Refresh. These BIOS updates were marked with a “support next-gen CPUs” update note, which clearly introduced the BSOD problem.

The BSOD will only appear with the latest Intel components

MSI and Intel “found the root cause of…

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