Patch Tuesday Blues
Microsoft’s latest Windows 10 update, KB5026361, aimed at providing security fixes, has inadvertently caused software disruptions, triggering widespread user complaints on Reddit and support forums.
Blue Screens of Death
Upon installing the update, users are confronted with blue screens of death (BSOD) displaying the error message “Process1 Initialization Failed.” This issue appears to be linked to potential corruption or modification of bootcat.cache files.
To address the BSOD problem, users have suggested manual booting using the Windows 10 installation image and initiating the AMD RAID driver through the command line, followed by boot repair.
Additional Issues Arise
In addition to the blue screens of death error, the problematic KB5026361 update has been reported to cause error 0x800f0922 during update installations and unexpected device reboots, further exacerbating users’ frustrations.
While Microsoft has yet to officially acknowledge the update-related issues, they are actively investigating user feedback to identify the root cause and explore potential remedies.
As users anxiously await a resolution, developers are diligently analyzing user reports and feedback to determine the most effective course of action, which may involve the release of a patch or subsequent update to rectify the issues at hand.