If the OS was Linux there'd be scamperin' going on to show it had nothing to do with the OS.
In Windows the whole stack, is monolithic chunk, your browser your display manager, your, shell and you kernal all come together and a re made by the same group. In Linux distros everything is modular can be swamped out, and is made by unrelated groups (KDE, GNU, Apache, Mozilla, Oracle, X11, OpenSSH, Redhat), So it is only a Linux bug if it is in the Linux Kernel. It is a windows bug if it comes with anywhere in the whole software stack (NT kernal, trident rendering engine,
Windows == Large Stack of Software
Linux == Kernal