Newest Windows Security Patch Causing Black Screen Of Death

The newest security update for various Windows OS’s (XP, Vista and 7) has led some customers to receive the black screen of death, a case that Microsoft says they are investigating. The issue causes the affected computer to display a black screen with just a single “My Computer” explorer window.

Gizmodo published this simple response from Microsoft:

“Once we complete our investigation, we will provide detailed guidance on how to prevent or address these issues.”

If you need a fix, like yesterday, you can check skip a slow Microsoft response and check out the Prevx website, the software developer have released a tool that can fix the issue if you’re affected. [Prevx]