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Why numerous IT systems around the world failed due to two errors on July 19, 2024

[German]On July 19, 2024, there were numerous outages to Windows IT systems worldwide. Operations at airports came to a standstill, banks could no longer work, trains were canceled and companies sent their employees home (e.g. Tegut) because the IT systems … Continue reading

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Follow-up: Failure of the 2.4 GHz WLAN on the FRITZ!Box 7590 after approx. 5 years – repair options

[German]Today I'd like to add a follow-up article on the failure of the 2.4 GHz WLAN on the FRITZ!Box 7590. A reader pointed out to me that this happens after about five years. According to research, a component (voltage converter) … Continue reading

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How to find weak passwords in Active Directory and eliminate them with PowerShell

[Sponsored Post]Weak or compromised passwords are a known gateway for attackers. If you are able to identify which users in Active Directory (AD) are threatened by this, then PowerShell can help to remedy it. However, PowerShell scripts cannot eliminate basic AD deficits, other tools are needed for this. More ...

FRITZ!Box 7590 router: The 2.4 GHz WLAN is dying after 5 years

[German]Initially, a German blog reader contacted me and reported that his FRITZ!Box 7590 router from the manufacturer AVM suddenly had a defective 2.4 GHz WLAN. After doing some research, it turned out that many owners are confronted with similar behavior. … Continue reading

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Windows systems throw BSOD due to faulty CrowdStrike update

[German]A couple of hours ago, we are facing two significant outages in Microsoft IT infra structure. Microsoft 365 have had an outage due to an Azure configuration change. And a faulty update from Cybersecurity vendor CrowdStrike  force Windows hosts into … Continue reading

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Windows 11: Microsoft fixes bug with Photos app not starting (July 17, 2024)

[German]Microsoft has released a fix for a bug that prevents the Photos app from launching on Windows 11 22H2 and 23H2. The problem can occur in certain scenarios under which the app was installed. The bug was only confirmed at … Continue reading

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Workaround for broken Windows Remote Desktop Gateway service after July 2024 updates

[German]There are some issues with the security updates that Microsoft rolled out for Windows on July 9, 2024. I have received some reports that the Remote Desktop Gateway service is broken under some Windows versions (Windows Server 2019, Windows Server … Continue reading

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Microsoft's fixes for various Windows bugs (July 2024)

[German]Microsoft has fixed some annoying bugs in Windows 10 and Windows 11 in recent weeks (since the release of the preview updates at the end of June 2024) (these fixes can be found on this Microsoft website). The problem of … Continue reading

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July 2024 security update KB5040427 crashes Windows 10/Server LPD printing service

[German]With the security updates of July 9, 2024, Microsoft has patched some bugs and vulnerabilities in the relevant Windows versions. However, I have received reports from readers that the July 2024 updates are causing problems with the print service. Users … Continue reading

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Outlook Web Access (OWA): Emails duplicated after moving to folder

[German]A small note for administrators whose users are using OutlookWeb Access (OWA) and are now complaining that emails that have been moved to other folders are suddenly appearing there several times. A reader has informed me that Microsoft is aware … Continue reading

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Windows 10/11 updates (e.g. KB5040442) trigger Bitlocker queries (July 2024)

[German]The security updates rolled out on the July 2024 patchday (e.g. KB5040442 for Windows 11, but also for the Windows 10 counterpart), there are issues on systems on which Bitlocker is activated. I got reports from several German blog readers, … Continue reading

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