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Windows 10 Update: Fix for Remote Desktop Smartcard Authentication (also YubiKey) issues

[German]As part of the October 2021 patchday wrap-up, I'd like to bring up a second topic in addition to the post Microsoft confirms Windows network printing issue after October 2021 updates. Microsoft has announced that the smartcard authentication issue with … Continue reading

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Microsoft confirms Windows network printing issue after October 2021 updates

[German]Since the release of the October 12, 2021 security updates, administrators have been complaining about network printing issues. Administrative permissions are required for every print operation – I had reported. Now Microsoft has confirmed this issue, but released the whole … Continue reading

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SmarterASP.net Server down in Europe – what's going on?

[German]A brief message for people who host ASP applications at the provider smarterasp.net. I have just been informed from Belgium by a user that there is a serious disruption there and it was asked if they were victims of a … Continue reading

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Windows 11 issues with AMD: more performance lost with Update KB5006674, fix with Update KB5006746

[German]Owners of AMD hardware that rely on Windows 11 currently have a difficult time. Already when the operating system was released, there was a warning that there would be performance losses on AMD CPUs. With the cumulative update KB5006674 from … Continue reading

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Windows 11: File Explorer has a Memory Leak

[German]In the just released Windows 11, there seems to be a memory leak in Explorer. The file manager grabs memory during operation and does not release it again. The bug has already been reported by Windows Insiders, but is probably … Continue reading

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Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp have problems again (2021/10/08)

[German]After the six-hour major outage of Facebook services on October 4, 2021, it seems that today, October 8, 2021, there is also a hitch again in Facebook and the services Instagram and WhatsApp. I was just still able to access … Continue reading

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Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp worldwide down

[German]Currently (2021/10/04, 19:50 MEZ) there is a worldwide major disruption at Facebook, which also includes the services Instagram and WhatsApp. The disruption has already been going on for a few hours, and the US giant's users are in an uproar … Continue reading

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Let's Encrypt certificate trouble with Windows, Sophos UTM, macOS/iOS (2021/09/30)

[German]As of September 30, 2021, some root certificates that Let's-Encrypt used to sign user certificates expired. This meant that certain devices or applications could no longer access websites or mail servers. I have seen cases with iOS 14/15 and macOS, … Continue reading

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Outlook.com: IMAP-XOAUTH2 login fails – some mail clients affected

[German]Microsoft seems to have recently changed the authentication for the IMAP protocol on its Outlook.com email service. It is no longer possible to use XOAUTH2, so some mail clients refuse to cooperate. Here is a brief overview of the situation. … Continue reading

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Fix for sporadic login error 0xC0070057 in Office apps and Teams

[German]Microsoft Office Apps (Office 365) and especially Teams occasionally cause the problem that the login fails with the error 0xC0070057 since about July 2021. The application in question, such as Microsoft Teams, can then no longer be used. Now there … Continue reading

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