Monday, June 24, 2024

Windows 11 gets a security fix – but it has broken some PC games

Windows 11 users are in some cases seeing a security error caused by an update to Microsoft’s built-in antivirus for the OS, and it seems to be causing havoc with certain games that use anti-cheat software (as well as other problems in general).

As Windows Latest (opens in new tab) reports, after the latest update for Microsoft Defender – one that’s pushed automatically to the app – affected users are seeing a confusing warning that states: “Kernel-mode Hardware-enforced Stack Protection is off. Your device may be vulnerable.”


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