Category Archives: Windows

Hyper-V 2nd Gen: Can’t install an operating system

[German]In Hyper-V, you may not be able to install guest operating systems in Generation 2 VMs. The installation process ends with a ‘PXE Network boot using IPv4 …’ message. Advertising

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Dism++: Switch to maintenance mode, and a new project

[German]A short note about the software tool Dism ++. It looks like this tool won’t be developed further – the developer wants to concentrate on the maintenance of the basic library. In other words, the project switches to maintenance mode. … Continue reading

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Windows 10 V1903: Update KB4505903 breaks Bluetooth speaker connection

[German]Cumulative Update KB4505903, released July 26, 2019, breaks the connection to Bluetooth speakers. Microsoft has just confirmed this as a known issue. Advertising

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Windows 7 SP1: Update KB4512506 causes error 0xc0000225

[German]The monthly KB4512506 Security Quality Rollup for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 is experiencing issues. Some systems run into boot problems during installation. The machines refuse to start with error code 0xc0000225. Advertising

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Windows 10 V1809: Dynamic Update KB4506578 (08/22/2019)

[German]Microsoft has released the dynamic update (compatibility update) KB4506578 for Windows 10 Version 1809 on August 22, 2019. However, the descriptions still bear the date of June 2019. Advertising

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CERT-Bund warns: Emotet is back, C&C servers online again

[German]The cyber criminals behind the Emotet-Ransomware have re-activated their C&C servers and there will probably be new campaigns with successful infections soon.  Advertising

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Windows 10 Insider Preview Update KB4517787 (20H1)

Microsoft has released the update KB4517787 for the Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18965 (from development branch 20H1). This update is distributed to Windows Insiders in the Fast Ring. It is supposed to be more ‘extensive’, but contains nothing new. … Continue reading

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Windows /2008 R2: Re-released Updates with VB6/VBA fix (08/21/2019)

[German]Has Microsoft re-released a number of updated versions of Windows Updates effective August 21, 2019? At the very least, this is what entries in the Microsoft Update Catalog suggest. The updates replace the August 16, 2019 patches for Windows 7 … Continue reading

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Windows 10: Update for .NET Framework 3.5, 4.7.2, 4.8 (08/20/2019)

[German]Microsoft has already released an update for the .NET Framework 3.5, 4.7.2, 4.8 for various Windows 10 versions on August 20, 2019. But the update comes with some issues. It bricks Veritas Backup Exec. Advertising

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Windows 10 V1903: Updates KB4512941 and KB4515530

[German]Microsoft released a cumulative update KB4512941 and a Servicing Stack Update (SSU) KB4515530 for Windows 10 Version 1903 on August 21, 2019. This should finally fix the sandbox problem. However, the updates don’t seem to be distributed ‘officially’ yet. It’s … Continue reading

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