Microsoft Confirms Another Antivirus Issue in Windows Update KB4493472
Microsoft has just confirmed that McAfee security products are also impacted by a bug in Windows 7 monthly rollup KB4493472.
Previously, the company said that devices running Avast, ArcaBit, Sophos, and Avira antivirus software failed to start or became unresponsive after installing the April 2019 monthly rollup for Windows 7.
In an updated KB page, Microsoft says that systems with McAfee Endpoint Security Threat Prevention and McAfee Host Intrusion Prevention installed could also experience issues when trying to boot after installing the monthly rollup.
“Microsoft and McAfee have identified an issue on devices with McAfee Endpoint Security (ENS) Threat Prevention 10.x or McAfee Host Intrusion Prevention (Host IPS) 8.0 installed. It may cause the system to have slow startup or become unresponsive at restart after installing this update,” Microsoft explains.
Windows 10 also affected?
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