Microsoft's latest Cumulative Update(KB4512941) for Windows 10 1903 makes the Windows search unusuable

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Microsoft’s latest Cumulative Update KB4512941 for Windows 10 May 2019 Update(1903) is reportedly causing many issues. We have earlier reported that KB4512941 has a high CPU usage bug, which Microsoft acknowledged after users reported the issue on Microsoft forum and Feedback hub. Now, it appears that’s not the only bug in the latest Cumulative Update.

Some users are now complaining that the latest KB4512941 has negatively affected the Windows search result as it’s now returning a blank page to the affected users instead of the desired results.

“Search box is there but when searching something, only a black box is shown without showing any results. Uninstalling the update solves the problem,” a user wrote on Feedback Hub.

Another user corroborated a similar story by saying “Windows Search is not working after I installed the latest Windows 10 update, I don’t know what to do I tried the troubleshooter but it did not find anything wrong, I also tried restarting the computer and everything else.”

On the bright side, however, Microsoft is currently investing the issue, as per the status of the feedback post, but there is no official announcement made acknowledging the issue. There is no workaround either!

KB4512941 is also causing issues on the Release Preview ring as some users are now complaining about another issue, as a result of which the update fails to install with an error message 0x800f081f on PCs with Build 18362.327.

“Got this error code multiple times while I was trying to update Windows 10. Running on 10.0.18362.327 in the Release Preview Ring (Windows Insider) on a device with Windows 10 Pro (x64),” a user said.

Again, no words from Microsoft on the installation issue yet.

via: WindowsLatest

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