The issue comes with a Security update on Windows. The following error appears when a BOM is ran:



UPDATE:

November 15th Microsoft has released some patches that have fixed this issue. If you have these installed and you are still experiencing this issue, check to see that the below KBs have been uninstalled.

KB4011188

KB4048954

KB4049011



Uninstalling the update will solve the problem. Navigate to the Installed Updates section of the Control Panel. Scroll down to the Microsoft Windows category and then right click to uninstall the Security Update for Microsoft Windows.

Windows 7: KB4041678 & KB4041681 

Windows 8.1: KB4041693 & KB4043763

Windows 10: KB4041676