Category Archives: Allgemein

Microsoft retires MCSA, MCSD, and MCSE certification

[German]Microsoft  has just announced that it will discontinue its certifications (MCSA, MCSD, MCSE) for certain programs such as Windows Server 2019, Windows SQL Server 2019 and so on. Advertising

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Operating System/Windows Share(October 2019)

[German]After October 2019 is over, I would like to take a look at the operating system share on the desktop. Is Windows 7 finally drops at 2% share and what’s about Windows 10? Advertising

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AdCloaking: Ad redirections to other sites

Just a short warning – currently there seem to be a new AdCloaking campaign active. Bad Ads are forcing redirections to obscure web sites, offering PUPs (potentially unwanted programs). These redirected ads overlay the websites and try to tempt the … Continue reading

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Site not reachable

PSA: I’ve upgraded my web package. As a consequence, the installation was moved from my hoster to another server with a new IP address. This ended with a ‘not reachable’ for some blog visitors. It might took 24 up to … Continue reading

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Windows Update quality issues: Microsoft’s answer

[German]Microsoft has responded to an open letter from MVP colleague Susan Bradley about problems and quality issues with Microsoft’s Windows update cycles. Advertising

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Microsoft Azure Active Directory Connect V1.1.880.0

[German]A short note for the administrators’ weekend. On August 1, 2018, Microsoft released version V1.1.880.0 of its Microsoft Azure Active Directory Connect. Advertising

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Skype for Business/MS Teams for Phone support till 08/20/2018

Just a brief information for Windows Phone mobile device owners using Skype for Business and/or Microsoft Teams apps and Yammer. Contrary to Microsoft’s announcement these apps should be available until August 2018 for Windows Phones. Advertising

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Skype in decline: Who broke it?

[German]Not so good news for Skype users – Microsoft has been carving around the Skype clients since taking over Skype in 2011. In the meantime, the clients are difficult to use and are often buggy or lacking functions. Skype has … Continue reading

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Google discontinues link shortener goo.gl

The next Google product tha ‘will die nicely’. The goo.gl service will be phased out. Starting today, Google is starting to reduce the features. Advertising

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Artificial intelligence will lead to massive job cuts

The article has moved to my German blog, sorry, I posted it on the wrong site. Advertising

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