Microsoft fixes bug that crashed the Edge browser when users typed into the address bar
The issue seemed to have appeared for users who had set Google as their default search engine.
July 31, 2020 / 03:20 PM IST
Microsoft has fixed an issue that caused its Edge browser to crash when users tried to type into the address bar. The web browser experienced issues for several hours before Microsoft could fix it.
Users on Friday reported that they were unable to use Microsoft Edge. The issue seemed to have appeared for users who had set Google as their default search engine. Both Windows and Mac users were affected by the glitch had they set Google as the default search engine.
Microsoft has now fixed the issue and users can type into the address bar without having to change any settings.
If you are still experiencing issues, Microsoft recommends to turn off search suggestions in the browser’s settings.