Microsoft Edge browser began crashing for customers who had chosen Google as their default search engine. The crashes went on for round 4 hours earlier than Microsoft mounted it. This subject solely affected customers who had Google chosen as their default engine. The problem was affecting customers on each MacOS and Home windows, in line with stories. Microsoft acknowledged the problem, and advised a workaround of turning off search options whereas it labored on a repair.
As per a report by The Verge, the browser began crashing when customers typed into the deal with bar. This appeared to solely have an effect on customers who had chosen Google as their default search engine, and never others. If Edge customers switched the default browser to Bing, Microsoft’s personal search engine, the crashes didn’t happen, in line with the report.
In a tweet just a few hours later, Microsoft introduced that it had resolved the problem. Thanking customers for his or her endurance, it mentioned that customers might shift again to their unique browser settings on Edge, and to achieve out to Microsoft if any crashes have been nonetheless taking place.
Earlier than Microsoft has resolved the problem and customers have been complaining concerning the crashes, Microsoft had provided its customers a temporary solution through a tweet. It had requested customers experiencing bother to show off search options through edge://settings/search. On testing this, The Verge mentioned that it labored and solved the issue if Google was set because the default search engine.
Though Microsoft mounted the problem shortly, it didn’t provide a cause as to why it had occurred within the first place. The crashes began at round 4:30am IST (7pm ET). In the meantime, Edge customers have been fast to tweet out their theories over why solely customers with Google as default browser on Edge have been being affected. “Is that this a conspiracy by Google to get you to make use of Chrome or by MS to get you to make use of Binge? I am sure it may solely be one among these two potentialities,” tweeted a consumer in response to Microsoft’s preliminary tweet.
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