One Windows 11 update Available at the end of April may cause problems in OS Safe Mode, causing the screen to flicker when the feature is activated. Error confirmed by Microsoft This Monday (2).
Optionally offers users, a file Cumulative update KB5012643 It brought many improvements and vulnerability fixes. However, it also entered an error in a file security tool Used to solve specific problems in the program.
The flaw was first discovered by the people who downloaded and installed the update. They reported, on Twitter and in online forums, that their computer screen flickers for no apparent reason when opening Safe Mode for Windows 11which prevents the use of File Explorer, the taskbar, and the Start menu, among other features.
An emergency update has now been released to fix the issue.source: unplash
On affected machines, the following message appears in the system event log: “The cover has stopped unexpectedly and explorer.exe has been restarted.” After numerous complaints, the developer admitted that the bug existed, but did not provide further details regarding its issue.
what should be done?
According to Microsoft, Windows 11 Safe Mode Crashes It occurs only when the function is activated in the “Safe mode without network” option, that is, with the Internet turned off. This way, just select the alternative “Safe Mode with Networking” if you need to use the tool to avoid it.
In addition, the giant Redmond reported that it launched a Emergency Update On the server side to fix the bug until the next version is released. It may take up to 24 hours for the solution to become automatically available to all devices, which may be necessary Restart your computer for your application.
Corporate system users affected by the problem may have to install and configure a special group policy, following the instructions in Microsoft . pageto correct the error.
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