Category Archives: Windows

Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 19042.450 (20H2)

[German]On August 11, 2020, Microsoft released the Windows 10 Insider PreviewBuild 19042.450 (20H2) for insiders via update KB4566782 in the Beta Channel. The update is intended to fix bugs and vulnerabilities. The announcement of the fixes was published in the … Continue reading

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Microsoft Security Update Summary (August 11, 2020)

[German]On August 11, 2020, Microsoft released security updates for Windows clients and servers, for Office, Internet Explorer, etc. Here you will find a compact overview of these updates. Advertising

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Windows Server 2012 R2: WSUS issues since July 1, 2020

[German]Administrators of Windows Server 2012 R2 might be facing a serious problem (not sure, how many will see this), which German blog reader Axel R. recently drew my attention to by mail. If updates are managed with WSUS, there are … Continue reading

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Windows Print Spooler bug allows malware admin privileges

[German]Security researchers have found a way to abuse the print spooler in Windows and give programs administrative privileges. This can be exploited by malware to implant itself on the system. There is no patch for this bug yet, as the … Continue reading

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PowerToys 0.20.1 with bug fixes

[German]On August 5, 2020, Microsoft rolled out version 0.20.1 of PowerToys for Windows 10 users. This is a maintenance update, which should eliminate several bugs. . Advertising

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Edge crashes from 07/31/2020 fixed by Microsoft and Google

[German]Microsoft and Google have fixed am issue that drove some users crazy: The Edge Browser crashed under several circumstances during typing in Omnibox. The Edge development team found the cause and Google then cleaned up the code. Advertising

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Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 20185

[German]On August 5, 2020, Microsoft released the Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 20185 for insiders in the Developer Channel. The announcement with references to the innovations was made in the Windows Blog. Advertising

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Edge Update KB4559309 may slow down Windows 10

[German]Microsoft rolls out the new Chromium Edge for Windows 10  on a broad base. Some users are facing a slowed down Windows 10 after installing Chromium Edge update KB4559309. Now Microsoft has confirmed the issue and seeks for user feedback. … Continue reading

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Defender blocks redirected Microsoft hosts entries – Part 3

[English]Microsoft has begun to block redirects in the Windows native hosts file that affect Microsoft sites in its antivirus products such as Microsoft Defender. The redirects are flagged as malicious (as HostFileHijack). I already mentioned that in part 2 of … Continue reading

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Windows 10 2004 OneDrive issue: No access after upgrade

[German]Today still an issue, that has been observed through all Windows 10 builds. After upgrading to the next build, OneDrive fails and delivers ‘OneDrive cannot connect to Windows’. There can also be printer problems. Here is some information about this … Continue reading

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