A number of Microsoft Outlook users are experiencing crashes when they use the email desktop client after the vendor’s regular security patches were rolled out for Windows on Tuesday. Here’s what we know.
The security patch that is said to be causing the problem is called MS15-115 is a critical security update for all versions of Windows still supported by Microsoft which addresses a flaw that allows for remote code execution.
Users are reporting a number of errors after the patches were rolled out, including getting a black screen when trying to load Outlook on their desktops. For some, Outlook only crashes when they try to open web-formatted (HTML) emails.
A Microsoft spokesperson said this to ZDNet:
“We are looking into reports from some customers who are experiencing difficulties with Outlook after installing Windows KB3097877. An immediate review is under way,”
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