Category Archives: Windows

Windows 10 Sets seems to be dead

Is Microsoft finally burying the sets tested in previous Insider Previews of Windows 10? Now we have a semi-officially confirmation of the farewell to this feature..

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Windows Update Error 0x80246001

[German]Occasionally, Windows users are facing an update error 0x80246001 and the update install process aborts. This can occur on Windows 7 to Windows 10, but also on Microsoft Office. Here is some information about this error.

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Windows 7 shows End of Support notification

[German]It happened during the last time, first people have received the announced notification in Windows 7  that support for this operating system will end on January 14, 2020.

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Windows 7: Mc Afee is causing issues with April Updates

[German]Some Windows users are facing issues with the security updates released on April 9, 2019. Now it became known, that also Mc Afee as virus protection solution probably is causing slow a system start with the April 2019 update KB4493472 … Continue reading

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Windows 10 V1903 ISOs available in MSDN

[German]Microsoft has surprisingly released the ISO installation images for the Windows 10 May 2019 Update (Version 1903) for MSDN subscribers. MSDN subscribers can now download and test this Windows 10 build without having to be an insider.

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Edge’s Secret Trick Breaks Internet Explorer’s Security

[German]The 0Patch team has developed a micropatch to close a 0-Day Information Disclosure vulnerability in Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 10. This vulnerability allows Windows attackers to access files and upload them from the user’s system to their own servers. … Continue reading

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MDATP Threat & Vulnerability Management verfügbar

Microsoft has just announced MDATP as a Threat & Vulnerability Management solution and released it as a public preview. Threat & Vulnerability Management is a new Microsoft Defender ATP component.

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Windows Live-Tile takeover from security researcher

[German]Windows 10 Windows 10 (but also Windows 8.x) use Live tiles in Apps to display content in the Start menu. German security researcher Hanno Böck was able to takeover the subdomain for the corresponding service and was able to display … Continue reading

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Windows 10 Insider Preview 18875 (20H1) shipping stopped

Microsoft has just stopped distributing Windows 10 Insider Preview 18875 (20H1 development branch) for Windows 10 V1903 Insiders. A bug probably causes issues with the update installation.

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Windows patchday issues–one week later (April 17, 2019)

[German]One week after Microsoft released Windows security updates causing install issues, the situation for victims are not clear. Here’s an overview, what we know so far. Addendum: Avira has updated its knowledge base article, I’ve added that information.

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