Category Archives: Windows

Patchday Review & Issues (April 2021)

[German]On April 13, 2021, Microsoft released a slew of security updates for Windows and other Microsoft products. In the context of a patchday recap, I would like to summarize some information about these updates. Advertising

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Patchday: Updates for Windows 7/Server 2008 R2 (April 13, 2021)

[German]On April 13, 2021, Microsoft released various (security) updates for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 with Extended Security Update (ESU) support. Here is the overview of these updates. Advertising

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Patchday: Windows 8.1/Server 2012 Updates ( April 13, 2021)

[German]On April 13, Microsoft released various updates for Windows 8.1. However, these updates are also available for Windows Server 2012 R2. Here is some information about them. Advertising

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Patchday: Windows 10-Updates (April 13, 2021)

[German]On April 13, 2021 (second Tuesday of the month, patchday at Microsoft), various cumulative updates for the supported Windows 10 builds were released. Here are some details about each update. Advertising

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Microsoft Security Update Summary (April 13, 2021)

[German]On April 13, 2021, Microsoft released security updates for Windows clients and servers, for Office, etc. – as well as for Microsoft Exchange – have been released. Below is a compact overview of these updates. Advertising

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Edge-News: End of Legacy Edge, Problems with Updates, IE Redirection to Edge

[German]As of April 13, 2021, Microsoft will remove Legacy Edge from newer Windows 10 builds. Could there be any problems? Another issue is the effect that Internet Explorer is immediately redirected to the new Edge at startup. In an omnibus … Continue reading

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Windows 10 V1909: Reminder for SSU KB5001205

[German]Microsoft sent a short Microsoft Security Advisory Notification around last night, again pointing out the March 2021 updated servicing stack update Microsoft Security Advisory Notification. Advertising

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Script V2 for March 2021 update cleanup to fix printing issues

[German]German blog reader bon-go sent me his revised PowerShell/batch script to uninstall the buggy March 2021 updates in Windows 10 that are causing the printing issues reported here on the blog. I’m posting the updated version of the script here … Continue reading

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Windows 10 20H2: Stop Telemetry with O&O Shutup10 and directly

[German]Many users swear by O&O Shutup10 to turn off telemetry data collection under Windows 10. However, there was a problem with telemetry data collection being automatically reactivated under Windows 10 when it was switched off with O&O Shutup10. Now there … Continue reading

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Windows 10 2004/20H2: Preview Update KB5000842 (March 29, 2021)

[German]Microsoft has released a preview update for Windows 10 version 2004 and 20H2 on March 29, 2021. These are updates that are supposed to fix bugs. Here is a brief overview of what has been fixed by this update KB5000842. … Continue reading

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