Tag: Security

Microsoft Responds to Black Screen of Death Claims

It was widely reported that a UK company was claiming that one of last weeks security updates by Microsoft was causing a “black screen of death” where Explorer would show nothing when you logged in.  Microsoft responded overnight: “While these reports weren’t brought to us directly, from our research into them, it appears they’re saying…

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Black Screen of Death

I’ve read a few reports on this today.  It’s being claimed by Prevx that one of Microsoft’s recent security updates causes issues on machines.  The machine boots up OK, but you get nothing but a black screen when you log in.  The have posted a “fix” (it’s not something MS has authorised).  Note that this…

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