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Windows 11 BSODs Caused by Antivirus Software

While BSODs aren’t necessarily very common these days, or at least, not as common as they were in the Windows XP era, they still happen.

And most recently, the latest cumulative update released by Microsoft for Windows 11 devices caused such trouble, apparent due to bad drivers.

Security company Sophos says some of the affected drivers were used by antivirus software, and this is why some devices running its products could end up hitting a BSOD.

In other words, it’s the fault of the antivirus solution that your system crashes, as the culprit is the latest cumulative update that broke down the drivers.

Full fix now available

Sophos, however, has also released a fix after previously providing users with two different workarounds.

“Customers on Windows 11 running Sophos Home may encounter a BSOD/Stop error after installing Windows Update KB5013943 and restarting their ma… (read more)

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