Category Archives: issue

Update KB4055002: Font issues with (WPF) applications

[German]Update KB4055532 (.NET Framework 4.7.1), released on January 9, 2018 is causing an “TypeInitializationException” or “FileFormatException” error in Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) applications under Windows 7 SP1 (and Windows Server 2008 R2). A fix is available.

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Windows 8.1/Server 2012: Updates and AMD boot issue fix

[German]Microsoft has released a Fix for non bootable AMD system (after installing Updates KB4056898 or KB4056895). And Update KB4057401 (Preview of Monthly Rollup) for Windows 8.1, and Update KB4057402 (Preview of Monthly Rollup) for Windows Server 2012 has been released.

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Windows 10: Update KB4056892 kills AMD systems (Error 0x800f0845)

Update KB4056892 released by Microsoft in a hurry to mitigate the Meltdown/Spectre vulnerability seems to come with unpleasant side effects. Computers with AMD CPUs refuse to start with error code 0x800f0845.

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HP Notebook Battery Safety Recall and Replacement Program

[German]HP has just launched a safety-related battery recall for HP notebooks and mobile workstations. This is due to overheating of the batteries with a fire hazard. Owners of HP equipment must check whether they are affected.

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Design flaw in Intel CPUs set operating systems at risk

[German]A design flaw in existing Intel x86 CPUs seems to have serious implications for all operating systems running on these CPUs. The Linux kernel has already been patched. But what about Windows and other operating systems running on these CPUs?

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Windows 10: Update error 0x80240034

[German]Within this blog post, I’m going to dig into the error code 0x80240034 that some users get when installing updates under Windows 10. What is behind this error code and what can be done to identify the root cause for … Continue reading

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Windows 10: Update error 0x80244018

[German]Some Windows 10 users are facing error 0x80244018 during installing an update or a feature upgrade. Here are a few details, what this error means and how to fix it.

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Fix for Windows 10 Upgrade Assistant error api-ms-win-core-libraryloader-l1-1-1.dll

[German]Microsoft offers the Windows 10 Upgrade Assistant, which allows you to upgrade a system running Windows 7/8.1 to Windows 10. Now a new bug let the upgrade wizard fail due to a api-ms-win-core-libraryloader-l1-1-1. dll. Here is a fix.

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Windows 10: Update errors 0x8024xxxx detailed

[German]Windows 10 throw sometimes error codes of the type 0x8024xxxxxx when installing updates. Within this blog post I have summarized several of these error codes with the plain text error messages..

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YouTube pages returns Error 400 in Google Chrome

[German]Recently I stumbled upon a strange error. My Google Chrome browser suddenly refuse to play YouTube videos. I got an error code 400. Here are a few hints how to solve this issue.

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