Tag Archives: issue

Solution for slow start of Windows Server 2016?

[German]Some administrators are complaining about the slow restart of Windows Server 2016 during update installations. A blog reader contacted me about this and I’m bringing up the topic again in a post. Advertising

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HPE warns again about possible SSD failures (March 2020)

[German]Manufacturer HPE warns again of a problem with its SSDs for server storage systems (SSDs). A software bug in the firmware can cause the server storage systems to fail after 40,000 hours. A firmware update is available. Advertising

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Windows 10: Fix for skipped Defender scans

[German]Windows 10 users are facing the behavior, that Windows Defender skips items during a scan and reports this. In the meantime the cause is clear and I present a solution in the blog post. Addendum: Microsoft has issued a fix. … Continue reading

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Poor Audio- and Video Quality in Skype for Business

[German]Microsoft is currently having issues with its Skype for Business telephony service. Users complain about poor video quality for Skype for Business during phone calls. Advertising

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Windows 10 V1903/1909: Nag Screen ‘Let’s make Windows even better …’

[German]Just a brief information I picked up, after a blog reader contacted me . Redmond delights its users of Windows 10 V1903 and V1909 randomly with the nag screen ‘Get Let’s make Windows even better …’ when they log in. … Continue reading

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Issues integrating Updates in a Windows Embedded 7 image

[German]There is an issue with integrating the latest updates from January 2020 into Windows Embedded Standard 7 installation images. Microsoft blocks the update installation on newer hardware. The Windows setup then fails with the error 0x80240037 – ‘unsupported hardware’. Advertising

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SQL Server 2019 CU 2 breaks SQL Server Agent

[German]Nasty  surprise for administrators of Microsoft SQL Server 2019 who install the cumulative update 2 of February 13, 2020. This can kill the SQL Server Agent. Advertising

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Windows 10 V1909: Year 3000 Setup Bug

[German]Windows 10 users are already facing many issues. Now there’s another blunder: On some mainboards a year 3000 bug strikes when the BIOS has a certain date. Then the operating system can no longer be installed. Advertising

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VEEAM Instant VM Recovery: Potential data loss

[German]Today a brief information for administrators using VEEAM Instant VM Recovery. In certain cases, vSphere may be at risk of data loss if not responded to. In the meantime a patch is available to fix the problem. Advertising

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Gimp ‘deletes’ cut outs of an image by a ‘transparency mask’

[German]The graphic processing program Gimp has a strange behaviour, that could cause serious privacy issues. If a user ‘cuts out’ an image section, to remove sensitive parts, these pixels are not deleted in the saved graphics file. Instead the pixels … Continue reading

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