Category Archives: Office

New Office and new Exchange Server in 2021

[German]During Ignite 2020, which has just been launched as a virtual conference, Microsoft has announced a new Office for Windows and Mac for 2021, as well as giving initial indications of a new Exchange Server. Advertising

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Microsoft is working to bring back the Family calendar in Outlook app

[German]Users of the Microsoft Outlook desktop app complain that the family calendar function has suddenly disappeared. The reason: Someone has crashed at Microsoft and did not implement the function. Microsoft has now confirmed that they are working on a solution … Continue reading

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Microsoft 365: Multi-factor authentication bypassed

[German]That does not sound very good. Newly discovered vulnerabilities in Microsoft 365 make it possible to bypass multi-factor authentication. Security researchers from Proofpoint have just released this information. Advertising

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Office 2016: Documents cannot be stored on network shares

[German]A German blog reader contacted me for an observation. He has been getting for weeks  more and more messages from users in his enterprise network with Windows Server 2012, that Office documents sporadically cannot be stored on network shares. On … Continue reading

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Patchday Microsoft Office Updates (September 8, 2020)

[German]On September 8, 2020 (second Tuesday of the month, Patchday at Microsoft), Microsoft released various security-related updates for still supported Microsoft Office versions and other products. Here is an overview of the available updates. Advertising

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Microsoft Security Update Summary (September 8,2020)

[German]On September 8, 2020, Microsoft released security updates for Windows clients and servers, for Office, Internet Explorer, etc. Here you will find a compact overview of these updates. Advertising

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Security update KB4484497 for Outlook blocks macros

[German]Microsoft  released security update KB4484497 for Outlook 2010 on August 11, 2020. However, I got reports, that this security update blocks the execution of macros. Advertising

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Outlook App: Family Calendar missing

[German]Users of the Microsoft Outlook desktop app complain that the family calendar has suddenly disappeared. The cause is currently not quite clear. Advertising

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Microsoft Office Patchday (September 1, 2020)

[German]On September 1, 2020 (first Tuesday of the month, Office Patchday), Microsoft released several non-security updates for versions of Microsoft Office that are still supported. Here is a brief overview. Advertising

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What is Microsoft’s MeTAOS (Meta-OS)?

[German]Over the weekend, the news that Microsoft is working on an operating system MeTAOS made the rounds. The abbreviation MeTAOS is a special notation that stands for Meta-OS, i.e. a meta operating system. Here is some information about this topic. … Continue reading

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