Steps to reproduce
This issue was introduced in Build 15936 and is still present in Build 14942. Numerous reports in Feedback Hub, including the one I submitted today referencing an earlier report: feedback-hub:?contextid=343&feedbackid=61002035-5f11-4c61-b424-f865bac3068b&form=1&src=2
- Click the Edge icon in the task bar and it begins to launch with the blue background and Edge icon displayed and immediately closes.
- Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit displays the notification “Microsoft Edge (and add-ons) is now protected by Malarebytes Anti-Exploit Free” – except that Edge has already closed.
From Event Viewer:
Activation of app Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe!MicrosoftEdge failed with error: The remote procedure call failed. See the Microsoft-Windows-TWinUI/Operational log for additional information.
Faulting application name: browser_broker.exe, version: 11.0.14936.1000, time stamp: 0x57e61be1
Faulting module name: browserbroker.dll, version: 11.0.14936.1000, time stamp: 0x57e61b44
Exception code: 0xc0000409
Fault offset: 0x0000000000001b98
Faulting process id: 0x11cc
Faulting application start time: 0x01d220f181f1dcbf
Faulting application path: C:\WINDOWS\system32\browser_broker.exe
Faulting module path: C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\browserbroker.dll
Report Id: 067494e3-ebfb-4183-b9d4-9d825bd09180
Faulting package full name:
Faulting package-relative application ID:
Comments and activity
Typo in first sentence! Should read, "This issue was introduced in Build 14936".
Also seeing this issue.
Confirmed here as well, in 14936 and 14942.
- Microsoft Edge Team
Changed Assigned To to “Brad E.”
Issue continues in Build 14946.
I repeated the steps to uninstall Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit (MBAE), delete the Program Data folder, restart. Edge then launched and I downloaded/reinstalled MBAE. Closed Edge, but unfortunately, with MBAE running, only the splash screen started before Edge closed. Checking Event Viewer, the errors remain the same as originally reported.
This issue was resolved. Malwarebytes Customer Supported provided advance copy of MBAE version 1.09.1 and Microsoft Edge now launches! (Thanks to all who responded https://twitter.com/SecurityGarden/status/787059127503708160.)
- Microsoft Edge Team
Changed Status to “Fixed”
Thank you all for the feedback. Will close it out as fixed per last comment.
All the best,
The MS Edge Team