Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 19551

On January 23, 2020, Microsoft released the Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 19551 (20H2 development branch) for Insiders in the Fast Ring. In the Windows Blog, Microsoft lists the changes and innovations of this build.

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Microsoft Teams outage (01/23/2020)

[German]Three hours ago there was a service outage from teams, as I just learned from Microsoft’s service team on Twitter. A few minutes ago, Microsoft support was able to fix the glitch.

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Microsoft Defender ATP Product Brief

Just a note for administrators in corporate environments who want to use or are interested in using the paid Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection.

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Exchange Online/Access failure (01/23/2020)

[German]At Microsoft there seems to be a disruption in cloud services. Exchange Online (and according to the title of the status report Access) are probably affected by this, as I just learned from blog reader Andreas P. (thanks for that).

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Are Windows 10 update related printing issues are back?

[German]It seems that the cumulative updates of December 2019 and January 2020 are again causing printing issues for some users. Suddenly, printers disappear or printing stops working.

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Windows 10 V1809: Install error with Update KB4534273

[German]A short note for users of Windows 10 version 1809 who want to install the cumulative update KB4534273 I have just received some information that this causes installation errors on some machines and then a rollback is performed.

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Big Data Leak at German car rental Buchbinder

[German]There is another huge data leak to be report within the last 24 hours. A data leak has occurred at the German Buchbinder car rental company, where personal data of three million customers was stored on an open server.

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News from Microsoft about Chrome and Edge

Edge[German]In this article I would like to summarize some information about the Chromium Edge and the Chrome Browser under Office 365 Pro Plus, which I’ve seen within the last hours. For example, Microsoft wants to force Bing search in the Chrome browser for Office 365 Pro Plus and may plan to advertise in the Edge browser. Addendum: Microsoft has explained the Bing search thing.

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Microsoft Data Leak: 250 Mio. Call Center records left public

[German]There was a privacy incident at Microsoft last year. At the end of last year, Microsoft briefly disclosed call center data of almost 250 million customers via several unsecured cloud servers.

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Windows 7: Update KB4534310 causes a black Desktop

win7[German]With the January 2020 patchday, Microsoft delivers again a botched update for Windows 7 SP1 users. Update KB4534310 destroys a centered background image so that only a black desktop appears. Here is some information about this.

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