Category Archives: Virtualization

VirtualBox 6.0.2 released

[German]Oracle’s developers released Virtualbox version 6.0.2 on January 15, 2019. It is a maintenance release which provides bugfixes for the virtualization software.

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Update KB971033/KB4480960/KB4480970 bricks Windows 7 Genuine (0xc004f200)

[German]New day, new problem: Microsoft probably released the old update KB971033 again the night before. As it looks, Windows 7 is no longer activated after installing the update and is reported as not genuine. Addendum: It’s related to Windows 7 … Continue reading

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VirtualBox 6.0 released

[German]The developers of Virtualbox released version 6.0 on December 18, 2018. It is a major release which provides new features in the virtualization solution.

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Security update for VMware Workstation Pro/Player etc.

[German]VMware has released security updates for its virtualization products VMware Workstation Pro, VMware Player, VMware ESXi and VMware Fusion.

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Windows 7 on Microsoft Azure as Windows Virtual Desktop

Support for Windows 7 SP1 will expire in January 2017. However, Microsoft offers enterprise customers the option of continuing to use Windows 7 via Windows Virtual Desktop on Microsoft Azure.

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Docker Enterprise 2.1: w/ Windows Server 2003/2008 App-Migration

With the release of Docker Enterprise 2.1, the developers of Docker container technology plan to introduce a program for migrating Windows Server applications.

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VirtualBox 5.2.22 released

[German]Oracle has released an update for the virtualization solution Virtualbox on November 9, 2018. This updates VirtualBox to version 5.2.22. But it’s unclear, whether a 0-day vulnerability in previous builds has been fixed.

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VirtualBox: Exploit for 0-day vulnerability

Bad news messages for users of the Oracle virtualization solution Virtualbox up to version 5.2.20. There is a 0-day vulnerability in the E1000 network component. Unfortunately, an exploit for this vulnerability has also become public. So if you use Virtualbox, … Continue reading

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VirtualBox 5.2.20 released

The developers have released on October 16, 2018 an update for Virtualbox, the virtualization solution from Oracle. This update upgrades VirtualBox to version 5.2.20.

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Office in Virtual Desktop Environments

At Ignite 2018 Microsoft announced the ‘Windows Virtual Desktop’: virtual machines with Windows and Office running on Microsoft Azure. How Microsoft imagines Office in Virtual Desktop environments has been demonstrated in a session at the Ignite.

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