Category Archives: issue

Microsoft April 2018 patchday issues

[German]In April 2018 Microsoft released a couple of updates for Windows, Office and other products. In addition to the known issues already reported by Microsoft (Known Issues), some updates lead to further problems. This article outlines some problems that have … Continue reading

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Temporary profile in Windows caused by Windows Defender?

[German]Does Windows Defender in Windows(and Microsoft Security Essentials, MSE) cause user profiles to break and the user to log on with a temporary profile? Here is a short snippet of information on the subject. 

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Attention with Linux RDP connections and CredSSP updates

[German]In advance to the today’s patch day a small hint about CredSSP updates for Windows. Microsoft’s CredSSP updates can kill remote desktop connections between Linux and Windows.

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Windows 10: Update Error 0x80070157

[German]Users of Windows 10 get sometimes an update error 0x80070157 when trying to install cumulative updates. Here is an attempt to shed some light on this error.

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How to empty Kyocera FS-1030D waste toner box?

[German]Today a short article from the ‘Do it yourself/fix it’ department. I’m using a Kyocera FS-1030D laser printer since years (low printing costs, duplex and Postscript support). But that printer had been ‘on strike’ for a while, and a few … Continue reading

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Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+ has touchscreen issues

[German]Samsung’s flagships Galaxy S9 and S9+ has just hit the market. But there are already reports from device owners complaining about touch screen dead spot issues. The touch screens of the affected devices do not react at certain points. Samsung … Continue reading

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Acer, MyWinLocker and ‘Explorer has stopped working’

[German]Today a short troubleshooting article for owners of Acer notebooks who are suddenly confronted with the error message ‘Explorer stop working’ during file operations.

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Windows (Network) error 0x800704B3

[German]Occasionally Windows users (especially under Windows 10) are facing error 0x800704B3. This error may occur during update installation, during network access, etc. An installation is then aborted, for example. So let’s see, what’s behind this error code.

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Windows 10 Enterprise: Updates and the Telemetry trap

[German]A strange observation has been reported to me by a blog reader. If you disable telemetry data transmission on Windows 10 Enterprise, you may not get updates any more.

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Network issues with Updates KB4088875 / KB4088878

[German]Microsoft’s security updates KB4088875 and KB4088878 for Windows 7 SP1/Server 2008, released March 13, 2018, causes serious network issues with virtual network adapters. They lose their static IP address and are switched to DHCP address assignment.

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