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Mozilla today released a new update for its Firefox browser with version 59.0.3. The latest version which is being rolled out and it comes with a fix for a critical bug which was found. The bug was affecting users who have Windows 10 April 2018 Update installed on their PCs.

The bug resulted in users not being able to install or load certain websites. This issue has been affecting only to a particular version of the operating system and not all Windows 10 versions, in this case being Windows 10 April 2018 Update.

Users trying to update to Firefox version 59.0.2 or earlier failed to install due to fatal errors. The failed installation bug was not affecting users with Windows 10 version’s Fall Creators update and earlier.

The bug was reported to have affected users who have installed Microsoft’s latest version Windows 10 April 2018 update on their PCs. There has also been confirmation that other third-party browsers like Chrome and Microsoft Edge have not reported any such error while loading websites.

Firefox users are advised to install Microsoft’s latest version “Windows 10 April 2018 update” which is currently rolling out to all users. If the Firefox browser is already installed on your system before upgrading to the April 2018 Update, the browser will be upgraded automatically when the version is available.

Microsoft released the latest version of its operating system Windows 10 April 2018 update to all users on April 30th which brings improvements to Windows 10 PCs and laptops. You can read more about the features in Windows 10 April 2018 update in our dedicated article here.

Mozilla has been working towards a lot of improvements to the Firefox browser but has not been able to demote Google’s Chrome browser from the top as it continues to enjoy over 60% of browser market share. Mozilla’s Firefox is in the second position holding 10% and the Windows 10 default browser Microsoft Edge has just about 4% of the browser market share.

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Akshay Waghray

Akshay Waghray, who holds a degree in Computer Science, was a former technology news reporter for Windows Latest and his area of expertise include Windows. Articles contributed by Akshay have been referred by big publications such as TechRadar, XDA Developers, Future Inc, Purge, and others over the years. At Windows Latest, Akshay has written and edited thousands of articles using his decades long experience with Windows Server and Windows Update for Business.