Category Archives: computer

Windows screen get turned sideways–how to fix it?

Sometimes users get puzzled, because their Windows screen on a notebook get turned sideways. Why is that and how can this be fixed?

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Oracle patches Java and other products

Oracle has released a bunch of 299 critical fixes for Java and other Oracle products on it’s April 2017 patch day. Updates for Oracle Java SE, version(s) 6u141, 7u131, 8u121 has been issued for instance. A list of all patches … Continue reading

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Xbox: Login error 0x80072EF3

Some users can’t sign into Xbox and receiving a login error 0x80072EF3. This may mean there’s a network connection issue or corrupted data on your console’s hard drive, or you have an outstanding balance on a subscription. Microsoft’s Xbox team … Continue reading

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Warning: SHA1 has been hacked successfully

Google announced that Cryptographic hash function SHA-1 has been successfully hacked. It was possible to create two distinct PDF documents with the same SHA-1 hash code.

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Arch Linux Anywhere ISO 2.2.6 released

Arch Linux is a leight weight Linux distribution for many purposes. The Arch Anywhere ISO contains an automated install script giving you the ability to install a fully custom Arch Linux system in minutes. Now Arch Linux Anywhere ISO 2.2.6 … Continue reading

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Microsoft SQL Server v.Next CTP 1.2 available

Last week Microsoft announced SQL Server next version CTP 1.2 is now available. SQL Server (SQL Server v.Next) Community Technology Preview (CTP) 1.2 is available on both Windows and Linux. SQL Server v.Next comes with support for SUSE Linux Enterprise. … Continue reading

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Virtualbox 5.1.14 available

[German]Oracle has released Virtualbox Version 5.1.14, which is a maintenance release of this virtualization software, for Windows, Linux and Mac OS. Here is what’s new.

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Flaw in webinar form reveals Microsoft customers names

[German]Microsoft offers Webinars, online courses held via Internet –  that’s good. Unfortunately there is a security flaw in a German webinar registration form offered by Microsoft Germany, that reveals the name of Microsoft’s customers. And there are “other” stupid things, … Continue reading

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December 2016 Firmware Update for Surface Pro 4

Microsoft’s Surface Pro 4 received another December 2016 firmware update- The last update was released in August 2016. The new firmware updates the ‘Realtek Semiconductor Corp. driver for Realtek High Definition Audio (SST)’ to v6.0.1.7895. According to this US-Update-History site, … Continue reading

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Rumor: Microsoft’s plans for Home Hub

According to this Windows Central article Microsoft is developing a feature calles “Home Hub” for Windows 10. It shall compete with Amazon’s Echo and with Google Home.

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