Microsoft had quietly rolled back the change earlier this month, citing unspecified "user feedback," the TechCrunch reports.
Microsoft believed that the initial rollout in June caused issues for organizations using macros to automate routine processes, such as data collection or running specific tasks.
Microsoft acknowledged pausing the rollout to make some additional changes to enhance usability.
Microsoft shared plans to disable macros by default in February to prevent threat actors from abusing the feature and delivering malware via email attachments.
Earlier this year infamous hacker group Lapsus$ claimed to have stolen the source code for the Bing search engine and Cortana voice assistant.
Microsoft security chief Charlie Bell had emphasized the importance of solving cyberattacks by adopting the cloud.
The tech giant has been through a lot lately, including slashing down its earnings outlook, hiring slowdown, and reports of Azure data centers operating with limited server capacity amid a global supply crisis.
Price Action: MSFT shares traded lower by 0.72% at $262.94 on the last check Friday.
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