Initially, Microsoft did not provide an explanation for the cause of the errors and why they only affected Edge when Google was the default browser. However, after fixing the error, consult them users to "reset their browser settings that may have changed" to avoid errors.
The Microsoft Edge team, however, has now explained in a post on Reddit, that "her friends at Google" helped find out the cause of the errors and even made a recent change in Google search to alleviate the issue on the Edge, according to Techdows.
"Our engineers found an unrecognized badge in the search suggestions JSON caused the Edge browser to crash while typing in the address bar with Google as the default search engine, ”he explains. MSFTMissy, Edge Community Administrator.
"We contacted our friends at Google to see if they knew of any changes that might have affected this badge. After research, an update has been made to Google search service to help alleviate the error. "
The Microsoft Edge team now suggests that users update to the version 84.0.522.52, which contains bug fixes. It also releases these channel changes Beta and Dev.
However, in a later update, MSFTMissy noted that some users were still experiencing the same errors even though they had updated to the latest version.
One solution is to "temporarily change your search engine to Bing". Other solutions include disabling Search Suggestions in Edge: // settings / search, the use of Edge in InPrivate or logging out of the browser.