Windows 10 / Server 2016: Issues with CDPUserSvc

[German]In Windows 10 the service CDPUserSvc has been introduced. This service is a kind of continuous trouble maker. This blog post deals with the question, what is CDPUserSvc for and discusses issues caused by November 2017 update. Continue reading


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CCleaner comes mit AVAST PUP

[German]People using Pirifom CCleaner should keep their eyes. CCleaner V5.37 (and beyond) will be shipped with AVAST virus scanner (or other) as PUP (Potentially unwanted Program).

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Surface Book 2 Recovery Image available

[German]Microsoft just released the recovery image for its brand new Microsoft Surface Book 2. The recovery image is required, if a recovery via Windows 10 isn’t possible.

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Microsoft Office security updates (November 14, 2017)

[German]Microsoft released on November 14, 2017 (Patchday) beside Windows updates also a couple of security updates for Microsoft Office 2007, 2010, 2013 and for Microsoft Office 2016, and for SharePoint Server. Here are a few details.

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Microsoft confirms Epson dot matrix printer issue after November 2017 patchday: here are fixes

Windows Update[German]Since Microsoft’s November 14, 2017 update for Windows Epson dot matrix printers are no longer able to print. The print jobs end with “Win32 error code returned by the print processor: 2147500037”. This affects all printer models under Windows 7 to 10. The problem is now confirmed by Microsoft and there are workarounds/fixes.

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Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17040

Microsoft has released last night Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17040 for PC in Fast Ring. There are a few new features, some bug fixes and some known issues. Further details may be reader here.

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Windows 10 update KB4048955 kills HP’s 3D Drive Guard

Windows UpdatePSA: Users of Windows 10 Version 1709 using HP laptops should avoid November 14, 2017 update KB4048955. After installing this update, HP’s  3D Drive Guard software installed on many HP systems is no longer compatible (see my blog post Issues with Microsoft’s November 2017 Updates).

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Windows updates (Nov. 2017) kills Epson dot matrix printers

Windows UpdatePSA: Microsoft ships a couple of updates for Windows on November 14, 2017. Users with Epson dot matrix printers are facing the situation, that printing is no longer possible, after installing November 2017 updates on Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10. Further details may be found within my blog post Issues with Microsoft’s November 2017 Updates.

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Issues with Microsoft’s November 2017 Updates

Windows Update[German]On November 14, 2017 Microsoft ‘celebrated’ Patchday and released a bunch of updates. Some seems to be ‘problem bears’, the Malicious Software Removal Tool (MSRT) for instance. Here is an overview, what I’ve seen so far.

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Patchday November 14, 2017: Updates for Windows 7, 8.1, 10

Windows UpdateOn November 14, 2017 Microsoft released a couple of security updates for Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10. Here is an overview what’s patched.

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