Category Archives: Windows

Upgrade to Windows 11 23H2 is forced (20 February 2024)

[German]Approximately 3 months after the release of the feature update to version 23H2 for Windows 11, Microsoft is starting the final rollout phase. All Windows 11 machines that are compatible with version 23H2 will now be offered the corresponding feature … Continue reading

Posted in Update, Windows | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Advertising

Windows Explorer issues since Adobe Sync deactivation; fixed in Feb. 2024

[German]A little information for Windows 10/11 users who also use Adobe's Creative Cloud. It seems that some of these users have "recently" started to suffer from problems with Windows Explorer. It reacts extremely slowly when changing folders and file selection … Continue reading

Posted in issue, Software, Windows | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

How to find weak passwords in Active Directory and eliminate them with PowerShell

[Sponsored Post]Weak or compromised passwords are a known gateway for attackers. If you are able to identify which users in Active Directory (AD) are threatened by this, then PowerShell can help to remedy it. However, PowerShell scripts cannot eliminate basic AD deficits, other tools are needed for this. More ...

Windows update error due to missing Edge browser

[German]Once again, I'm bringing up an issue, that I've already touched on in posts about patchday issues with failed Windows update installations. Errors can occur during Windows update installation if the Microsoft Edge browser is not installed on the system. … Continue reading

Posted in Update, Windows | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Advertising

Windows 10: Update KB5034441 fails again with error 0x80070643 in February 2024

[German]Brief question to the readership, I have received initial reports that there are also installation problems in February 2024, around the patchday on February 13, 2024. The Win RE update KB5034441 for Windows 10 fails with the installation error 0x80070643. … Continue reading

Posted in issue, Update, Windows | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Windows Server 2012 / R2 und Windows 7/Server 2008 R2 (February 13, 2024)

[German]Various security updates for Windows Server 2012/R2 (1st ESU year) were published on February 13, 2024. Support for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 expired in January 2024. However, updates for Windows Embedded Standard 7 can be downloaded … Continue reading

Posted in Security, Update, Windows | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Advertising

Patchday: Windows 11/Server 2022 Updates (February 13, 2024)

[German]On February 13, 2024 (second Tuesday of the month, patch day at Microsoft), Microsoft also released cumulative updates for Windows 11 23H2 to 21H2. Windows Server 2022 also received an update. Here are some details about these updates, which are … Continue reading

Posted in Security, Update, Windows | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Patchday: Windows 10 Updates (February 13, 2024)

[German]On February 13, 2024 (second Tuesday of the month, patch day at Microsoft), various cumulative updates were released for the supported Windows 10 builds (from the RTM version to the current version) as well as for the Windows Server counterparts. … Continue reading

Posted in Security, Update, Windows | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Microsoft Security Update Summary (February 13, 2024)

[German]On February 13, 2024, Microsoft released security updates for Windows clients and servers, for Office – and for other products. The security updates eliminate 73 vulnerabilities (CVEs), two of which are 0-day vulnerabilities that are already being exploited. Below is … Continue reading

Posted in Office, Security, Software, Update, Windows | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Advertising

Windows 10: Microsoft shows new annoying pop-up to upgrade to Windows 11

[German]Somehow Microsoft doesn't seem to be happy with the response from users who are voluntarily upgrading from Windows 10 to Windows 11. I've come across a new report that Microsoft is annoying Windows 10 users with Windows 11-compatible hardware with … Continue reading

Posted in Windows | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Windows 10/11: Desktop icons suddenly overlaid with a magnifying glass and a blue double arrow

[German]I'll pick up on an issue that has been bothering me recently. The desktop icons of my Windows 10 installation were suddenly all overlaid with the symbol of a magnifying glass. I had previously noticed desktop icons with a blue … Continue reading

Posted in issue, Windows | Tagged , | Leave a comment