Category Archives: issue

WSUS to offer Edge V 109 as an update (Sept. 14, 2023)

[German]Brief note and question for the administrators among the readership. I just received a reader note that Microsoft has received an update of Edge Build 109.0.1518.140 on WSUS and that there may be conflicts because more recent versions are overwritten. … Continue reading

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Office 2016 Update KB5002457 causes appwiz.cp-/mso.dll errors

[German]Microsoft has also released updates for Office 2016 on patchday, September 12, 2023, that are supposed to eliminate vulnerabilities. I got now reports, the Office 2016 update KB5002457 is causing issues and Office can no longer be used. The only … Continue reading

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How to find weak passwords in Active Directory and eliminate them with PowerShell

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Thunderbird 115: Suddenly refuse to sync mMails from

[German]Brief information for Thunderbird users, who observe the mail client suddenly can't sync mails from Microsoft accounts ( or etc.). A manual intervention is necessary, where JavaScript has to be activated and then the authentication of the Microsoft accounts … Continue reading

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Windows 11 update error due to WinRE partition explained by Microsoft (KB5028997)

[German]Users of Windows 11 may run into the problem that the monthly updates or preview updates fail during installation since the end of June 2023. A too small WinRE partition on the system drive can be to blame for this. … Continue reading

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Thunderbird: Update from 102.15.0 to 115.2.0 is offered

[German]Brief notice for users of the Thunderbird email client who are still on the 102 development branch. The Mozilla team has just released the update from version 102.15.0 to version 115.2.0 of the current development branch. You can have Thunderbird … Continue reading

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Microsoft revises downfall recommendations; MSI delivers BIOS update for UNSUPPORTED_PROCESSOR problem

[German]In August, the so-called Downfall vulnerability in processors had become known, which allows information to be leaked. Now Microsoft has updated its support post with notes about the downfall vulnerability in Windows and removed information on how to disable the … Continue reading

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Outlook 365: Search in shared calendars broken? (August 2023)

[German]Brief information for users and administrators of Microsoft Office 365. I have received a message from an IT service provider who reports a problem with customers that the search in shared calendars in Outlook has been broken for a few … Continue reading

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Outlook: Body of accepted meetings is write only now; by design after Office August 2023 update

[German]Short information for administrators of Office installations with Microsoft Outlook. I received reports, that since installing August 2023 updates for Microsoft Outlook were installed, the so-called body text of appointments can only be changed by the organizer of the appointment. … Continue reading

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Edge 116.0.1938.62 released, issues with ignored policies for users logged in to user account fixed?

[German]Microsoft has updated the Edge browser to version 116.0.1938.62 as of August 25, 2023. It is a maintenance update that probably fixes an issue with ignored group policies when logging in to the user account and also fixes vulnerabilities. Advertising

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Windows 10/11: UNSUPPORTED_PROCESSOR error caused by preview updates (August 22, 2023)

[German]The old recommendation not to install a month's preview updates immediatly has proven itself again in August 2023. The optional preview updates released on August 22, 2023 are supposed to fix numerous bugs and provide new group policies in Windows … Continue reading

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