Tag Archives: Microsoft

Microsoft’s July 2018 patch mess – put update install on hold

[German]Another short patchday summary for administrators in business environments. July 2018 patchday (July 10, 2018) is proving more and more a disaster – currently every administrator should consider whether and which updates he releases for installation. 

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Microsoft Surface Go tablet for 399 US $

[German]The rumors of the last days has been true. Microsoft has introduced the Surface Go Tablet, which is entering the education market with a price starting at 399 US $ and a 10-inch display. From today, July 10, 2018, pre-orders … Continue reading

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Microsoft patchday: More updates (June 12, 2018)

[German]On June 12, 2018 (patchday) Microsoft released further updates for Internet Explorer, Windows Server, etc. This blog post contains details of selected patches that are not included in the remaining articles linked at the end of the article.

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Microsoft Security Update Releases – May 15, 2018

Microsoft has revised some Security Update Releases on May 15, 2018. Here is a short list, what has been changed. Addendum: Update revision from May 18, 2018 added.

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Patchday: More Microsoft updates May 8, 2018

[German]On May 8, 2018 (patchday) Microsoft has released further updates for Internet Explorer, Windows Server, etc. In this blog post I added details about selected patches which are not included in the other posts linked at the end of the … Continue reading

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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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Microsoft delivers updates via HTTP & more security obscurity

[German]Microsoft currently fails to deliver updates in a secure way. In a Security by obscurity style, Microsoft offers update downloads via insecure http protocol. This also applies to downloads from the Microsoft Update Catalog. And Microsoft Update Catalog strikes, if … Continue reading

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Microsoft bans store apps using ‘Windows’ in name

[German]Currently, developers of various apps that are available in the Microsoft Store received a mail from a lawyer who is on behalf of Microsoft. The mail requests, that the developer has to remove his app from store because of an … Continue reading

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Microsoft Surface: TPM updates, coil whine and LTE image

[German]Today an article about Microsoft Surface models addressing several topcis. Some Surface Book 2 devices has coil whine, and Microsoft released TPM firmware updates. And there is a trick to obtain a recovery image for the Surface LTE.

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Microsoft Security Update Releases (January 22, 2018)

Microsoft has revised several security update descriptions and released a summary what has been updates. Here’s an overview, what’s changed so far.

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