Category Archives: Windows

Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 19041.21

[German]On January 14, 2020, Microsoft released the first cumulative update (KB453555) for the Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 19041.21 (should be for the 20H1 development branch) for insiders in the slow ring. Here is some information about it. Advertising

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Microsoft Security Update Summary (January 14, 2020)

[German]On January 14, 2020, Microsoft released security updates for Windows clients and servers, for Office, etc. Here is a compact overview of these updates. Advertising

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Windows: Is a critical cryptography patch coming today?

[German]If the rumors are true, today comes a critical patch for the CryptoAPI of some versions of Windows. The vulnerability is putting all kind of encryption at risk. The US military is said to have received the fix in advance. … Continue reading

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Chrome support for Windows 7 until at least mid 2021

[German]Google has announced recently to support the Google Chrome browser also over the end of support for Windows 7 SP1 until mid 2021. Here is some information on the topic. Advertising

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Windows 10: Upgrade error 0xA0000400

[German]Some users are facing an upgrade error 0xA0000400 during an attempt, to upgrade a Windows 10 machine to a newer build. I first came over this error 0xA0000400 in Windows 10 Anniversary Update (see the linked German blog post). The … Continue reading

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Windows 10: Microsoft allows feature and driver update blocks

[German]Microsoft is introducing some changes in 2020 regarding Windows 10 drivers. Manufacturers will be able to request a feature update blocking for incompatible drivers. And around the patchday and during the rollout of feature updates, driver updates via Windows Update … Continue reading

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Windows 10: Rumors about 20H2 and deprecated Stores

[German]At the end of the week a small blog post with some unconfirmed speculations. It is about the Windows 10 Fall 2020 Update (20H2) and the deprecation of the Microsoft Stores for Business and Education. Advertising

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End of Support for Microsoft Products in January 2020

[German]In a few days Windows 7 SP1 receives security updates for the last time (at least for the broad mass of users). Then the support for this operating system will end. But in January 2020, support for a number of … Continue reading

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Windows 10 V1909 and a possible GPO Issue – Part 2

[German]In Windows 10 November 2019 Update (Version 1909), there appears to be an issue with Group Policies, because they cannot be enabled reliably. I already mentioned this a few days ago. Now I have received new information from an affected … Continue reading

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Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 19541 released

[German]On January 8, 2020, Microsoft released the next Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 19541 (should be for the 20H2 development branch) for insiders in the Fast Ring. Here is some information about it. Advertising

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