Microsoft AMA Windows 10 security

Last May Microsoft held an AMA about Windows as as service. At June 21, 2017 Microsoft held another Ask me anything (AMA) session about Windows 10 security.

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Flash Player Update (June 17, 2017) fixes a bug

Sicherheit[German]Adobe released a security update for Flash Player on June 13, 2017 (siehe Adobe Flash-Update Juni 2017). On June 17, 2017 Adobe and Microsoft has released another Flash Player update that fixes a bug.

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June 2017 Patches causing Internet Explorer 11 printing issues

[German]Users installing June 13, 2017 security updates are facing printing issues in Internet Explorer 11. This has been reported for Windows 7 SP 1, Windows 8.1 and also Windows 10. And there is a statement from Microsoft (maybe wrong interpreted), that this bug won’t be fixed.

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Surface Pro/Surface Laptop teardowns–not repairable

The folks from iFixit has published teardowns of Microsoft’s Surface Pro and Surface Laptop. The iFixit-Verdict: The Surface Laptop is not a laptop. It’s a glue-filled monstrosity. Both notebooks are practically not repairable.

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Is Google facing a record E.U. Fine by End of August 2017?

There is a rumor that European antitrust officials are preparing a record fine against Google. Margrethe Vestager, the European Union’s competition chief, is reported ‘in the final stages of ruling on the case’.

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Semi annual update channel for Windows Server 2016

[German]Microsoft announced this week some changes for Windows Server 2016. There will be an Insider Preview program for Windows Server 2016. And there will be a new ‘Semi-annual Channel’ releases updates twice a year.

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Outlook issues after June 2017 security updates

After Microsoft’s June 13, 2017 security updates KB3203467 und KB3191898 users of Outlook 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016 are observing several issues. Outlook can’t open  RTF attachments after installing these security updates. Microsoft has now released a document addressing some of those issues. Further details may be read within my blog post Office/Outlook und Windows Patchday issues

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No Windows 10 Insider Preview this week

Ok, we have now Saturday, so it’s obvious – we won’t have a new Windows 10 Insider Preview. I suppose, Microsoft is busy to read feedback send from Insiders and fix bugs found within the last Insider Preview.

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Google brings Backup and Sync for Google Drive

Google just announced an update for Backup and Sync to save and sync local files from PC or Mac to Google Drive.

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Vivaldi browser Version 1.10: allows Start Page personalization

Vivaldi, the most customizable browser for power users, debuts features that make browsing more personal than ever before. Version 1.10, released today, lets users decide how they want their Start Pages to look, feel and perform. Another addition is the ability to dock Developer Tools.

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