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The HP Conexant audio driver ‘stop keylogger’ placebo update

[German]A few days ago I’ve reported about a key logger within HP’s Conexant audio drivers for several devices. HP claimed this key logger has been left accidentally within the driver and offered quickly an update to ‘remove’ the key logger. … Continue reading

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NVIDIA GPU graphics driver vulnerability and update

Nvidia has published a Security Bulletin on May 9, 2017, informing users about several vulnerabilities in it’s GPU graphics drivers.

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Advanced MicroDevices, Inc. driver update for AMD SMBUS

[German]Microsoft has released an update ‘Advanced MicroDevices, Inc. driver update for AMD SMBUS’, dated 03/31/2017, via Windows Update for all Windows systems with AMD CPU. Here are some details about this driver update package.

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Fix for Microsoft’s faulty ‘WPD – 2/22/2016’ MTP driver update

[German]Microsoft has released another MTP driver update (KB4016754) for Windows that shall fix the bug introduced with ‘Microsoft – WPD’ driver update.

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Windows 10 error ‘Device not migrated’

Some Windows 10 users are facing a nasty problem. After upgrading from a previous Windows to Windows 10, some devices are not working. Device manager is showing a ‘Device not migrated’ message.

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Microsoft’s Fix for the ‘Microsoft – WPD – 2/22/2016 12:00:00 AM – 5.2.5326.4762’ driver issue

[German]Microsoft has published a forum post in Microsoft Answers forum addressing the botched ‘Microsoft – WPD – 2/22/2016 12:00:00 AM – 5.2.5326.4762’ driver update that affected users with connected phones or portable devices.

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Windows Drivers, why they all dated June 21, 2006?

[German]Have you noticed, that all Microsoft build-in Windows drivers have the same date value June 21, 2006? Its independently of the Windows version – I have seen this driver date in Windows 7 and in Windows 10 as well.

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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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Drivers and Firmware for Surface Studio available

Users of a Microsoft Surface Studio may download now drivers and firmware from Microsoft’s server. The announcement and details has beend mayte within a technet blog post Surface Studio Drivers and Firmware (Initial Release). The download may be found here.

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