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Windows reports an AcLayers.dll error

[German]Some Windows users run into the problem that when they start programs, an error message appears stating that AcLayers.dll is not intended to run on Windows or contains an error. Here is a brief look at this issue. Advertising

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Windows 10: Vulnerability allows to destroy NTFS media content

[German]There is a previously unpatched vulnerability in the implementation of the NTFS file system used by Windows 10. Via this vulnerability, it is possible for attackers to destroy the contents of an NTFS volume used under Windows 10. It is … Continue reading

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Windows 10 upgrade: Apps and Store disappeared

[German]A German blog reader contacted me a day ago with a problem he was facing. After upgrading from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10, both the Microsoft Store and the apps on Windows 10 disappeared. The cause is probably Roaming Profiles … Continue reading

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Slack outage (Jan. 4, 2021)

[German]Slack, a web-based instant messaging service provider, experienced a massive global disruption on January 4, 2021. Users experienced login issues and were unable to use the service. Advertising

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CheckPoint VPN clients before V E81.20 fails after January 1, 2021 due to expired certificate

[German]Are you using an older CheckPoint VPN Client and/or a CheckPoint Endpoint Security Client before version E81.20? Since a certificate expires at the turn of the year, the CheckPoint software in question will no longer work after Jan. 1, 2021. … Continue reading

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Windows 10 Version 1809-2004: Driver installation via store broken

[German]Are the GUI components for drivers (e.g. for Intel Graphics or Waves MaxxAudio settings) suddenly missing after Windows 10 setup? A crude bug causes the driver GUI components originally installed as a UWP app during setup from the Microsoft Store … Continue reading

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Windows 10 20H2: ChkDsk damages file system on SSDs with Update KB4592438 installed

[German]In Windows 10 20H2 with installed cumulative update KB4592438, chkdsk causes massive issues. It destroys the file system during a disk check on SSDs, so Windows 10 can’t start after a reboot. Here is some information about the problem and … Continue reading

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Windows 10 20H2: Update KB4592438 blocks VMware ThinApp

[German]Windows 10 20H2 administrators using VMware ThinApp should beware. I have received feedback from users that after installing update KB4592438, VMware ThinApps no longer starts. Here’s an overview, what I know so far. Advertising

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iPhone: iOS 14 bug prevents SMS and iMessages notifications

[German]Users of iPhones running iOS 14 are complaining that they are not getting notifications for incoming SMS text or iMessages messages. This appears to be a bug in iOS 14 that can also affect notifications from other apps. Advertising

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Windows 10 2004/20H2: DumpStack.log.tmp slows down computer

[German]On Windows 10 systems with the version 2004 or 20H2 there is a file DumpStack.log.tmp, which in the worst case slows down the computer. A blog reader pointed this out to me. Here is some information on the topic. Advertising

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