Explorer.exe no longer crashes when pressing Spatial Sound

Madalina Dinita
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Windows 10 is an extremely versatile OS, and the fact that it is constantly and actively updated is a testament to that. The next batch of updates for Windows 10 will bring a number of important fixes, some of which have been a long time coming.

Spatial Sound no longer crashes Explorer.exe

As Microsoft explains:

We fixed an issue where pressing Spatial Sound -> Off in the sound menu caused Explorer.exe to crash

Admittedly, reproducing the bug itself seems far-fetched since it is not an action one would do very often. However, any bug that results in Explorer.exe to crash is indeed a serious issue.

This can lead to you losing progress in applications that you may have open. In fact, it can even lead to a system failure that can only be fixed via a reboot.

This latest fix is valid users that are part of the Windows Insider program. This means that Fast Ring Insiders should no longer experience Explorer.exe crashes related to Spatial Sound.

What are your opinions about the fixes brought in this round of Windows 10 updates? Let us know what other bugs need fixing as soon as possible in the comment section below.


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