A new bug in windows 10 thats crashing PCs wit...

Another nasty little gremlin that causes a PC to crash with a Blue Screen of Death (BSoD) has found in windows 10, some folks have been blocked from upgrading to the May 2020 Update or October 2020 Update.

Microsoft released  a support document, as  described by the bug happens when the user plugs in an external NVMe SSD into a Thunderbolt port. So acoording to experts obviously, this only affects folks who have the latter connector on their machine, as well as Windows 10’s driver related to said NVMe SSDs.

Microsoft explains: “An incompatibility issue has been found with Windows 10, version 2004 or Windows 10, version 20H2 when using an Thunderbolt NVMe Solid State Disk (SSD).

“On affected devices, when plugging in a Thunderbolt NVMe SSD you might receive a stop error with a blue screen and ‘DRIVER_VERIFIER_DMA_VIOLATION (e6) An illegal DMA operation was attempted by a driver being verified.’

“Affected Windows 10 devices will have at least one Thunderbolt port and any currently available version of the driver file stornvme.sys.”

More widespread?

The error could possibly be a bit more widespread in terms of affected users, at least going by a post on Microsoft’s Answers.com help forum, according to a lenova laptop user description, the blue screen error as coming out of nowhere when simply typing in Notepad – although obviously we can’t put too much stock in a single report.