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Skype 8.0 released, version 7.x will be shut off

Microsoft has just released version 8.0 of the Skype desktop client. This client will have a couple of new features, that has been described within Microsoft’s blog post here. Within this post there is also an announcement, that Microsoft plans … Continue reading

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Windows 10 Service Stack Update (SSU) internal explained

[German]Microsoft is releasing cyclically Servicing Stack Updates (SSU) for Windows (Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10). But what should you know about that SSUs and what’s behind them?

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Microsoft announced the end of Windows 10 Delta Updates

[German]Another weekend topic, especially for administrators in the business environment. It came to my attention a few days ago. Microsoft will discontinue the Delta updates for Windows 10 in favor of the Express updates available on WSUS & Co.

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Microsoft’s July 2018 patch mess – put update install on hold

[German]Another short patchday summary for administrators in business environments. July 2018 patchday (July 10, 2018) is proving more and more a disaster – currently every administrator should consider whether and which updates he releases for installation. 

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Dropbox ends support for Windows 8.1

[German]Users of Windows 8.1 systems using the online storage of Dropbox have to swallow a bitter pill. Dropbox has withdrawn its support for Windows 8.1.

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July 2018 Patchday issues, KB4018385 pulled – Part I

[German]Here is my Friday post with a short collective article about some of the issues surrounding the Microsoft July 2018 patchday. Microsoft has admitted the installation error 0x80092004 as known for the.NET-Framework Update KB4340558. Update KB4018385 has also been withdrawn.

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Microsoft Patchday: Other Updates July 10, 2018

[German]On July 10, 2018 (patchday) Microsoft has released further updates for Internet Explorer, Windows Server, etc. This blog post contains details of selected patches that are not included in the remaining articles linked at the end of the article.

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Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) July 2018 Service Release

[English]Short notice for administrators in the Windows environment who have a Software Assurance contract available. Microsoft released the MDOP July 2018 Service Release for the Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) on July 11, 2018.

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Chrome’s 67 Site Isolation as Spectre mitigation

[German]Google’s Chrome developershave activated site isolation on 99% of the systems using version 67 of the browser. This feature also serves as protection against spectre attacks.

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DHCP-Bug in Update KB4338814 (Windows 10 Version 1607)

[German]A short note to administrators running Windows Server version 1607 als DHCP failover server. Cumulative update KB4338814 causes a bold DHCP bug during installation, so that Windows 10 Enterprise clients no longer have a network connection.

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