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Microsoft Patchday: Other Updates November 13, 2018

[German]As of November 13, 2018 (Patchday) Microsoft has released further updates for Internet Explorer, Windows Server, etc. In this blog post the respective patches are added, which are not included in the remaining posts linked at the end of the … Continue reading

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Windows Servicing Stack Updates (SSU) (Nov. 13, 2018)

[German]Microsoft provides Servicing Stack Updates (SSU) for various Windows versions. These SSUs are mandatory to install other updates. Within this blog post I provide an overview which Servicing Stack Updates (SSU) are available to various Windows versions.

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Microsoft Security Update Summary for November 13, 2018

[German]As of November 13, 2018, Microsoft released numerous security updates for Windows clients and servers, Office, etc. Here is a compact overview.

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Microsoft’s TLS issues

[German]Microsoft is planning to end support for TLS 1.0/1.1 in its products (Windows, Office 365 etc.) and switch to TLS 1.2/1.3. But it seems that this will cause some trouble at the moment. Here’s a short summary of what I … Continue reading

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Windows activation server currently down? (11/8/2018)

[German]Just a brief information for Windows users who detecting a ‘missing Windows activation’. Currently the Microsoft activation servers are probably down, so that Windows activations are lost and installations are no longer activated or fall back to Windows 10 Home. … Continue reading

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Bitlocker on SSDs: Microsoft Security Advisory Notification (Nov. 6, 2018)

[German]Microsoft has released a new Security Advisory on November 6, 2018 with hints for hardware and software encryption on Bitlocker SSD drives. Fits to a topic that I mentioned a few hours ago in a separate blog post.

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Task-Planner: Trigger ‘At startup’ fails for tasks

[German]There is a problem with task scheduling in Windows (Task Scheduler). The trigger ‘At startup’ may fail sporadically when executing a task under very special conditions. In the Event Viewer, an entry ERROR_LOGON_FAILURE (2147943726) with the ID 101 may be … Continue reading

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Is Microsoft killing FixIt solution and Hotfix Download Service?

[German]Just a brief information about some observation, we made. Stefan Kanthak pointed out, that Microsoft probably is shutting down silently the “Hotfix Download Service”. And it seems that Microsoft’s FixIt solutions will be retired.

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Windows 10: RegBack fails in V1803/1809

[German]Windows contains a feature that creates a backup copy of the registry files at regular intervals. In Windows 10, however, it looks as if this task fails in versions 1803 and 1809.

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Windows 7: CBS.log bug can fill your system drive

[German]In Windows 7 (and other versions) there is a CBS.log bug that Microsoft should have known about for years. A Windows component writes data to a log file, which can become very large as a result. However, a function to … Continue reading

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