Some media and storage devices can cause crashes of computers running the latest iteration of the Windows client, Microsoft informed.
The Redmond company did not offer a specific list of hardware products that have problems playing nice with Windows 7, but the software giant did deliver a few details.
Not only Windows 7 computers are impacted by this issue, but also Windows Server 2008 R2 machines.
According to reports from users, the crashes are associated with freshly installed third-party applications designed to be used in concert with devices relying on multiple transport Media Transfer Protocol (MTP) or on the Windows Portable Device (WPD).
Microsoft explained that Windows 7 PCs will crash when MTP or WPD devices are connected for the first time. More »