Tag Archives: issues

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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Word 2016 issues with update KB4011730

[German]The Office patchday of March 13, 2018 has brought numerous updates for Microsoft Office users. Update KB4011730 seems to cause issues with Word 2016, users are failing to open or save Word documents or crashes the program. 

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Security Updates for Windows 7/8.1 (March 13, 2018)

[German]Microsoft released various (security) updates for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows 8.1 as well as the corresponding server versions on March 13, 2018. Here is an overview .

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Issues with Microsoft’s February 2018 updates

[German]In February 2018 Microsoft released a series of updates for Windows, Office,. NET Framework etc. Some users have encountered issues with these updates. Below I’ll summarize the update issues.

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Skype service issues since days for some users

[German]Bad news for Skype users. Skype service seems to have issues worldwide since February 3, 2018. Here are a few information I could collect so far.

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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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November 2017: Patchday issues (WSUS, IE …)

The updates released from Microsoft end of November 2017 brought some bad surprises for administrators. And users are facing also issues with those updates. Here are a few details.

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Windows 10 V1709: Issues with Update KB4051963

[German]Microsoft released cumulative update KB4051963 for Windows 10 Fall Creators Update (V1709) on November 30, 2017. Now it seems, that this update is causing issues for some users.

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Internet Explorer 11 crashes after installing updates?

[German]In connection with the latest Windows updates there is (possibly) a problem with Internet Explorer 11 that can cause crashes. In my opinion, this problem occurs in all versions of Windows and it’s available since September 2017 patchday.

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Windows updates (Nov. 2017) kills Epson dot matrix printers

PSA: Microsoft ships a couple of updates for Windows on November 14, 2017. Users with Epson dot matrix printers are facing the situation, that printing is no longer possible, after installing November 2017 updates on Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and … Continue reading

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