Microsoft Says the Latest Windows 10 Cumulative Updates Break Down Its Browser
Microsoft has just acknowledged a new issue in the latest cumulative updates for Windows 10, explaining that installing them could break down Internet Explorer.
Specifically, Redmond says that these updates make it impossible to launch the browser if the default search provider is not set or is malformed.
The bug exists in the May cumulative updates, which means that all users whose devices are up-to-date are prone to the error preventing Internet Explorer from running.
Needless to say, the easiest workaround for this issue is to set the default search provider, or for users who are ready for the most hardcore solution, to remove the cumulative updates altogether.
Microsoft says it’s already working on a resolution, and it expects this fix to go live for Windows 10 devices in mid-June. In other words, there’s a chance Microsoft is waiting for the June Patch Tuesday rollout to resolve the bug. This month, Patch Tuesday updates are projected to be released on June … (read more)