Tag Archives: issues

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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Issues with Microsoft’s November 2017 Updates

[German]On November 14, 2017 Microsoft ‘celebrated’ Patchday and released a bunch of updates. Some seems to be ‘problem bears’, the Malicious Software Removal Tool (MSRT) for instance. Here is an overview, what I’ve seen so far.

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OneDrive traps: Account blocked; no logoff in browser

[German]Microsoft’s OneDrive online storage system has some a rather stupid pitfalls: If a Microsoft account is not used for a long time, Microsoft freezes the account. And if you want to access another OneDrive account via browser, then this doesn’t … Continue reading

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October 2017 Patchday Review and Issues

[German]On patchday (October 11, 2017) Microsoft has released several updates for Windows, Office and other products. In this blog post I would like to take another quick look at the updates. I also collected issues, that are caused by these … Continue reading

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Outlook Sept. patch day bug reviews (iCloud, VB-Script…)

[German]Microsoft hasn’t been too successful with the latest updates for Outlook. Every update shipped for Outlook during the last months is causing issues. Since May 2017, one patch after the other has been causing problems. Here is the attempt to … Continue reading

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VirtualBox 5.1.28: Issues with Windows 10 guests

[German]On September 13, 2017, Oracle has released VirtualBox Version 5.1.28. It’s a maintenance update, that fixes several issues. But it raises new issues with Windows 10 guests.

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