Tag Archives: App

Windows Live-Tile takeover from security researcher

[German]Windows 10 Windows 10 (but also Windows 8.x) use Live tiles in Apps to display content in the Start menu. German security researcher Hanno Böck was able to takeover the subdomain for the corresponding service and was able to display … Continue reading

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Windows 10: App History without Microsoft account?

[German]Microsoft is probably able to track the Microsoft store app history, i.e. what you have loaded as an app in the store, even without a Microsoft account. This may be shown within the store’s app history.

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Windows 10 V1809: App error ‘The configuration registry database is corrupt’ explained

[German]Microsoft explained the error ‘The configuration registry database is corrupt’, which is triggered during launch of win32 store apps in Windows 10 V 1809.

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macOS apps are stealing user data

[German]There is a nasty trend in Apple’s macOS App Store: Security researchers have independently found different apps that are collecting sensitive user data and uploading it to servers controlled by the developer.

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Microsoft reprocessing store apps due to error 0x800B0100

[German]Since the beginning of September 2018, users of store apps on Windows 10 have been running into the problem that the error 0x800B0100 is displayed during the app installation during the update. Microsoft has now admitted a problem and wants … Continue reading

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Windows 10: Mail app don’t support group mails

The mail app of Windows 10 doesn’t support to send group emails to contacts located within the people app. The creation of groups in the people app is not possible. Now a Microsoft employee is trying to push the topic.

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Store Apps for Windows 8.x – important EOL dates

[German]Just a brief information for users of Windows Phone 8.x and desktop systems with Windows 8.x. Microsoft has announced some important end of life (EOL) dates for app developers.

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Windows 8.1: Mail App requires suddently a Microsoft Account

[German]It looks like the mail app included in Windows 8.1 suddenly rquires to log in to a Microsoft account to. Here are a few hints. Addendum: The user has solved the issue – explanation inside.

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Windows 10: Links in Mail app will be allowed to open in 3rd party browsers

[German]Microsoft seems to allow links in mails that are displayed via mail app to be opened in any browser. This is a fundamental change, because Microsoft announced earlier this year, that such links will be opened in Edge browser only.

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Windows 10: No support for Microsoft Store un- and re-install

[German]Important information for users and administrators of Windows 10, Microsoft says in a new KB article that uninstalling the Microsoft Store in Windows 10 and reinstalling it later is not supported.

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