Category Archives: Windows

Windows 10 Updates (Feb. 19, 2019)

[German]On February 19, 2019, Microsoft released several cumulative updates for Windows 10. All updates are optional – here is an overview of these cumulative update packages.

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Windows 7/8.1 Preview Rollup Updates (Feb. 19, 2019)

[German]On February 19, 2019, Microsoft released a Preview Rollup Update KB4486565 for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1. At the same time a Preview Rollup Update KB4487016 for Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 was released.

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Windows Server 2016: Empirical proof of slow Update installs

[German]Administrators of Windows Server 2016 systems have been plagued by very slow update installation since the release of this operating system. Now I have empirical test data showing how lame the server are when installing updates – compared with Windows … Continue reading

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Windows 10: update curiosities

[German]Windows 10 comes with some Windows Update curiosities. It makes a difference whether updates are offered automatically or whether they are obtained via update search. And you can also deactivate the search for updates button.

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Hotfix KB4465865 for SCCM V1806 Update load issues

[German]Today, a brief post for administrators who use System Center Configuration Manager 1806 and have issues that updates are not loading when WSUS is disconnected. Microsoft has released a KB4465865 hotfix to fix certain issues.

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SHA-2 patch for Windows 7 arrives on March 2019

[German]A brief information for users of Windows 7 and the server pendants. Microsoft will release a critical standalone security update for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 / R2 in March 2019, which upgrades these operating systems for SHA-2 support. … Continue reading

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Windows 10: Update KB4023057 re-released (02/14/2019)

[German]Brief information for Windows 10 users: Microsoft has re-released its reliability update KB4023057 for Windows 10 (versions 1507 through 1803) on February 14, 2019.

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USB install media and ‘Windows Information Protection’

[German]There is an interesting article from Microsoft for administrators who frequently create USB installation media in environments where Windows Information Protection (WIP) is enforced. Then WIP intervenes and prevents the USB installation media from booting or the setup from running.

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MSIX Packaging Tool January 2019 release available

A brief information for people who distribute MSIX packages in corporate environments. Microsoft has released the January 2019 release of the MSIX Packaging Tool. It now supports Windows 10 V1709 and Windows 10 V1803.

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Windows 10: SAC-T is dead for Windows Update for Business

[German]Microsoft has just declared the Semi Annual Channel-Targeted (SAC-T) for enterprise customers ‘as dead’. Starting with Windows 10 V1903, SAC-Tis history. Here is some information on the topic.

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