Category Archives: issue

Windows 10 Version 1607: System restore error 0x80070091 [Fix]

[German]It seems that a couple of Windows 10 users are facing system restore error 0x80070091. I’ve blogged about that issue within my German blog, and it seems that my solution works. Here are a few hints for my English readers … Continue reading

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Video playback shows a vertical red/green line

Some users are facing a strange problem during video playback in Windows Media Player 12, a vertical red line is showing on the screen. VLC users are seeing probably a green line. Here is why.

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Firefox Focus: The ‘Privacy Browser’ with build in user tracking

[German]Mozilla Foundation started last November shipping Firefox Focus as a privacy browser for iOS devices. But behind the scenes, this iOS app comes with a third-party tracking framework, that sends user tracking data to a big data collecting company. And: … Continue reading

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Microsoft confirms: SMBus Controller devices loss functionality through Windows Update

[German]Windows Update can seriously damage your Windows installation due to installing a wrong driver. Microsoft has now confirmed such a case with Intel SMBus Controller devices in Windows 7/8.x (and its corresponding server builds).

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Office Telephone activation is no longer supported error

Users of Microsoft Office 2010, 2013, 2016 are facing trouble during telephone activation. An error message “Telephone activation is no longer supported for your product” will be showns. Here are a few details.

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Windows Phone 8.1 login issue fixed

It seems that Microsoft has fixed an issue, that prevents users with Windows Phone 8.1 to login into their Microsoft Account after they resetting the device from Windows 10 Mobile.

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WordPress 4.7.2 and it’s security holes

WordPress has been updated a few days ago to version 4.7.2. It was a maintenance update that fixed also hidden security holes. But another issue with REST API is still open and an exploit is available in the wild. Now … Continue reading

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SMB Zero-Day vulnerability in Windows 8.1/10/Server

[German]A bug in Windows SMB (Server Message Block) protocol sets network systems at risk. A proof of concept code is publically available, but no patch is in sight. US-CERT warns.

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Windows 8.1/10: App-Update Error 0x80073CF0

[German]Windows 8.1/10 checks for updates pending for installed app and download the updates from Windows store. Some users are receiving update error 0x80073CF0. If a restart doesn’t fix this error, here are a few other hints.

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Windows 10 Update error 0x8024001E

[German]Some users are receiving error 0x8024001E during updating or downloading apps from Windows Store, or during installing Windows Update. Here are a few hints how to fix this error.

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