Gamers beware! Windows 10 April 2019 Update (now May 2019 Update) might not let you play your favorite games

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New updates are supposed to give your PC an overall boost but what if you experience exactly the opposite. That’s exactly what Windows 10 May 2019 Update might be like for gamers. The next major update of Windows 10 might trigger BSOD whenever you play games on it.

Microsoft made a kernel-level change in the Windows 10 May 2019 Update which became a major issue for gamers. This change is now triggering BSOD whenever a game with anti-cheat software is played. The worst affected anti-cheat software is BattleEye which is used by Fortnite.

Since the issue is caused by the kernel-level changes in Windows, the company wants game developers to work with anti-cheat software companies and offer a fix. Microsoft has disclosed that the company is working a solution with game developers. Various game developers have already released a patch to fix the issue and Microsoft has removed a block that they put in place to prevent Windows Insiders from downloading builds that might conflict with anti-cheat softwares. Microsoft wrote, “Many games that use anti-cheat software have released fixes for the issue causing PCs to bugcheck (GSOD).” Microsoft also confirmed that the games that do not offer a fix will continue to suffer.

Via: Howtogeek

More about the topics: Anti-cheat softwares, BSOD, Crashes, games, GSOD, PC creash, windows 10 april 2019 update, Windows 10 Updates

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