Category Archives: issue

Is Microsoft Defender killing applications like Outlook again? (Feb 3, 2023)

[German]Quick question to the round of administrators and users who use Microsoft Defender as a security solution in Windows. As of today, February 3, 2023, have there been any problems with applications such as Microsoft Outlook or do Office applications … Continue reading

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Microsoft 365 ad screen blocks access to Windows 10 desktop for some users

[German]Microsoft has again dared to alienate some Windows users with ads for Microsoft 365. The affected users were blocked from accessing the Windows 10 desktop during a OOBE phase, because a full-screen banner permanently demanded ordering a Microsoft 365 test … Continue reading

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

[Sponsored Post]Weak or compromised passwords are a known gateway for attackers. If you are able to identify which users in Active Directory (AD) are threatened by this, then PowerShell can help to remedy it. However, PowerShell scripts cannot eliminate basic AD deficits, other tools are needed for this. More ...

New Jabra headset issues (e.g. Engage 75) with MS Teams (Jan./Feb. 2023).

[German]Another note for administrators and users of Jabra headsets (e.g. Jabra Engage 75) who use them in a corporate environment with Microsoft Teams. After there were already problems in connection with Microsoft Teams in December 2022, which were fixed via … Continue reading

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.NET out-of-band update fixes XPS rendering issue in documents (Jan. 31, 2023)

[German]Microsoft has surprisingly released an unscheduled out-of-band update for .NET Framework on January 31, 2023. This should fix problems with XPS documents, which were caused by security updates from December 2022 in .NET Framework – I had reported in the … Continue reading

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Windows 11 22H1: RDP issues fixed by preview update

[German]Users have been complaining about problems with remote desktop connections (RDP) under Windows 11 22H2 for months. In deed, first reports about that issue has been public sice December 2021. Last week, Microsoft released a preview update for Windows 11 … Continue reading

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Exchange 2019: Does the January 2023 SU with CU 12 trigger the index problem again?

[German]Quick question in the round, aimed at Microsoft Exchange Server administrators. Have you guys encountered any major issues (aside from services not starting automatically) when installing the January 2023 security updates? I have feedback from a service provider that the … Continue reading

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Microsoft services (Outlook, OneDrive, Teams etc. has been down (Jan. 25, 2023)

[German]Short remark for the morning (here in Europe) of January 25, 2023: As it looks right now (09:00 UTC), Microsoft is experiencing a major disruption to its online services such as Outlook, OneDrive, Teams, LinkedIn, etc., which have been unavailable … Continue reading

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Windows 10/11: Microsoft confirms Taskbar issues with Barco ClickShare app calendar integration

[German]Small addendum to a problem of the last 14 days. Users of Windows 10 and Windows 11 may suffer from the fact that the taskbar does not work anymore. Especially from the business sector I know of some reports. Cause … Continue reading

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Does the Microsoft Edge 109.x crash the Application Guard?

[German]Does Microsoft Edge browser version 109.x crash Microsoft's Application Guard security feature on Windows? That is the statement of a user in blog comments. After the person concerned provided me with some information, I am taking up the topic in … Continue reading

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