Microsoft Edge Crashes When Users Type in the Address Bar, Fix Already Available

A bug in the latest version of Microsoft Edge causes the browser to crash when users type something in the address bar, but the good news is that Microsoft moved super-fast this time and a fix is already available.

More specifically, whenever you moved the focus to the address bar and presses a single key on the keyboard, the browser just crashed.

By the looks of things, the whole thing was caused by the search suggestion engine, which is triggered automatically when users begin typing in the address bar. And when the first key is pressed and the system technically begins displaying suggestions, the browser just crashes.

Microsoft confirmed the problem on Twitter, explaining that the easiest way to deal with the issue was to disable search suggestions.

“Are you seeing Edge crash when trying to type into the address bar? The team is looking into it! In the meantime, as a workaround, please turn off Search Suggestions here: edge://settings/search. We’ll follow up o… (read more)
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Juniya Sankara

Juniya Sankara

I love everything to do with Microsoft Windows, and the new Windows 10 is great so far. I love to spend my time researching on how viruses and bacteria work in my personal lab. I also enjoy history and comics.