KB4338548 breaks some games on Windows 10 v1803

By: Madeleine Dean
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KB4338548 bugs issues problems

Microsoft recently rolled out a minor patch for the Windows 10 April 2018 Update OS. According to the official changelog notes, update KB4338548 fixes QuickBooks multi-user bugs and doesn’t bring any other improvements or fixes.

Unfortunately, many players reported that this patch broke their games. More specifically, the update causes frequent game crashes and freezes, prevents players from launching their favorite games, and more.

KB4338548 reported issues

Patched Windows boot loader detected errors 

Many gamers already confirmed that the ‘Patched Windows boot loader detected’ error often triggers game launch issues:

“patch KB4338548 break some games
did install the patch KB4338548 now am getting this when am open some type of games.

Patched Windows boot loaded detected error

And i have try to restore the windows to another date as well but that give errors as well, have also downloads older KB frome catalog service at microsoft for try reinstall but that dosent work either how can i fix this.”

Perhaps the quickest and safest solution to fix this problem is to simply uninstall KB4338548. However, if you do want to keep this patch on your computer and play your favorite games, then check out the troubleshooting guides listed below:

Quite a few users also complained about KB4338548 deleting certain apps and programs. While we couldn’t establish a clear connection between the apps removed by this update, don’t be surprised if some of your apps are nowhere to be found after installing this patch.

How has your KB4338548 experience been so far? Did you encounter other issues? Let us know in the comments below.

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