Category Archives: Update

Windows 10 V1909: Installation of update KB5003635 fails

[German]Today another small blog post about installation problems with Windows 10 updates with a surprising cause. I came across a case where the installation of update KB5003635 fails on Windows 10 version 1909 clients. The cause is bizarre: an outdated … Continue reading

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VLC 3.0.16 released

[German]Due to a bug, the developers of the VLC Player had to withdraw version 3.0.15, which was released on June 8, 2021. Now version 3.0.16 is available for Linux, macOS and Windows. There is no changelog yet, but the version … Continue reading

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Software: Our grave as furture car owners?

[German]Do you have a car? At some point, you will probably have to replace it. What used to be an expensive but often joyful act could mutate into a nightmare in the future. The Beetle shown here is not affected … Continue reading

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Microsoft Edge 91.0.864.53

[German]After the Chrome update (see), Microsoft has also updated the Edge browser and raised it to version 91.0.864.53. The update fixes various vulnerabilities that have already been fixed in Google Chrome. The release notes available on this page do not … Continue reading

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Notepad++ 8.1 Bugfix Update

The developers of the Windows editor Notepad++ had to follow up the release of version 8.0 (dated June 7, I’d omitted) with a bugfix update to version 8.1 as of June 17. The release notes list problem with the auto-complete … Continue reading

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Windows 7/Server 2008 R2: No more driver updates via Windows Update

[German]Systems running Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 will no longer receive driver updates via Windows Update as of June 17, 2021. Microsoft has just announced this in a Techcommunity post. The reason is an expired SHA-1 certificate. … Continue reading

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Update: Google Chrome 91.0.4472.114 fixes 0-day vulnerability

[German]Google has released Google Chrome 91.0.4472.114 for Windows, Mac and Linux on June 17, 2021. It is a security update that fixes 4 vulnerabilities in older browser versions at once. The browser should be patched quickly, as a 0-day vulnerability … Continue reading

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Windows 10 SSU: Hurdles, bugs and new version KB5003974 (June 15, 2021)

[German]I’m compiling some information for Windows 10 admins and supporters regarding Servicing Stack Updates (SSUs). There is a new Servicing Stack Update (SSU) KB5003974 dated June 15, 2021 for Windows 10 version 1909. In addition, the SSU dated June 8, … Continue reading

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Firefox 89.0.1 released

[German]The Mozilla developers have released version 89.0.1 of the Firefox browser on June 17, 2021. It is a maintenance update that is supposed to fix bugs. Advertising

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PowerShell 7 will be updated with Microsoft Update

[German]PowerShell 7, the script language in Windows, will be updated in future via Windows Update. That was revealed from Microsoft in a blog post in the developer blog. They announced that they are making PowerShell 7 updates easier than ever … Continue reading

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