Category Archives: Windows

Flaw in Active Directory password lenght policy with 15 chars

[German]There is one annoying flaw in the Group Policy for Active Directory. This prevents an administrator from setting a password policy that requires passwords of at least 15 characters. If an administrator tries to force the password length to 15 … Continue reading

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Windows 10 V1903: Settings/Apps fails after Windows 7 Upgrade

[German]When upgrading from Windows 7 SP1 to Windows 10 version 1903 (probably the same for version 1909), users are facing serious issues afterwards. The Settings page and the Windows apps can’t no longer be opened. There are many suggestions on … Continue reading

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Windows 10 V1903 Inplace Upgrade: Issues with Office 2013

[German]A German blog reader has encountered issues after using an Inplace Upgrade from Windows 7 SP 1 to Windows 10 May 2019 Update when Microsoft Office 2013 is installed. Here is some information that might save some work for those … Continue reading

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Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 19037 (20H1)

Microsoft released on Dec. 6, 2019 Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 19037.1 (20H1) for insiders in the Slow and Fast Ring. It is a bug-fix release since Microsoft is working towards the final. Details about the fixes and open problems … Continue reading

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Windows 10 V1809: Forced Upgrade to V1909 since 12/05/2019

[German]Short note for users of the Windows 10 October 2019 Update (V1809). Microsoft has now started to upgrade (Forced Update) existing Windows 10 systems to the Windows 10 November 2019 Update (V1909). Advertising

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PowerToys 0.14.1 released

[German]Microsoft had just released version 0.14.0 of PowerToys for Windows 10 users (see PowerToys 0.14.0 released). Now a bug fix update to version 0.14.1 has been realeased. Advertising

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Windows 10 20H1: KB4533028 for Insider – Notepad store app died, driver update experiment ends

[German]Microsoft has released the update KB4533028 for Windows 10 Version 2004 (20H1 development branch, see Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 19033 (20H1) in Slow and Fast Ring – will be Windows 10 Version 2004) for insiders on December 4, 2019. … Continue reading

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AWS: Bring-Your-Own-License Experience für Microsoft Windows Server und SQL Server

Amazon has just announced a change for its Amazon Web Services (AWS) in terms of hosting Microsoft’s Windows Server and Windows SQL Server with its own licenses. Details may be read at A New, Simplified, Bring-Your-Own-License Experience for Microsoft Windows … Continue reading

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Microsoft Defender ATP Credential-Theft bypassing?

[German]Just a short security note. Security researchers have found an approach to trick and evade/circumvent the protection or detection of attacks on the theft of credentials. Advertising

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PowerToys 0.14.0 released

[German]Microsoft has released the first version 0.14.0 of PowerToys for Windows 10 users. The PowerToys known from Windows 9x are Open Source and available free of charge. Advertising

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