Category Archives: issue

Edge 90.0.818.39 drops update error 0x800421F7

[German]As of April 15, 2021, Microsoft has released the Edge browser version 90.0.818.39. However, there is feedback from blog readers that error 0x800421F7 was reported during the update installation. Here is some information on the issue. Advertising

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Exchange Update errors and information (April 13, 2021)

[German]The security updates for Microsoft Exchange released on April 13, 2021 was installable without problems for most users. However, there were isolated reports of problems, which I briefly summarize here. Advertising

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WSUS/MECM: No sync since April, 7, 2021

[German]Short note or question to the administrators of a Windows Server Update Service (WSUS): Does the synchronization work for you? There are reports, that sync (at MECM) is failing since yesterday. Advertising

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DNS Issue: Xbox Live, Teams, Office 365, OneDrive and Bing affected (1./2.4.2021)

[German]A few hours ago, there was a worldwide outage of the Microsoft cloud services Xbox Live, Teams, Office 365, OneDrive and Bing. A DNS resolution error was probably the problem. The problem seems to be solved at the moment.. Advertising

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Script V2 for March 2021 update cleanup to fix printing issues

[German]German blog reader bon-go sent me his revised PowerShell/batch script to uninstall the buggy March 2021 updates in Windows 10 that are causing the printing issues reported here on the blog. I’m posting the updated version of the script here … Continue reading

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Issues with Outlook Update KB4493226 (March 2, 2021)?

[German]Quick question to administrators and users of Outlook 2016. Are there any issues (lags or hangs and slow reactions) after installing the update KB4493226 from March 2, 2021? I got first reports about some trouble. Advertising

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Windows 10: Issues with daylight saving time switch in 2021?

[German]Quick question: Has Windows 10 correctly changed the night to European summer time for you? And most importantly, does the time remain correct? I have received several hints of problems. Advertising

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Windows 10 Version 2004/20H2: Workaround for activation error 0xc004c003 caused by update KB5001692

[German]Windows 10 users may run into activation error 0xc004c003 – the error has been running through various Windows versions for years. For Windows 10 version 2004 as well as version 20H2, Microsoft has now released a workaround for this error, … Continue reading

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PowerShell Script to uninstall Windows Updates, to fix March 2021 Printing issues

[German]Windows March 2021 updates has caused a mess with printing issues (blue screens, graphic printing issues etc.). German blog reader Andy has written a PowerShell script to uninstall the problematic March 2021 updates in Windows 10 that are causing the … Continue reading

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Windows 7/8.1/Server: Out-of-band Updates shall fix printing issues (March 2021)

[German]Microsoft has released new, out-of-band updates for Windows 7.1 SP1 and Windows 8.1 and their server counterparts, effective March 22, 2021. These are intended to fix the printing issues caused by the March 9, 2021 security updates. Advertising

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