Tag Archives: issues

Microsoft 365/Exchange Online enforces suddenly MFA via Microsoft Authenticator app

[German]A quick question for the administrators responsible for Exchange Online and Microsoft 365 applications. I've just received an email from Alex saying that their users have had massive problems with Exchange Online "since today" because the Microsoft 365 applications suddenly … Continue reading

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Edge 122.0.2365.63 – pulled due to serious issues – fix with Edge 122.0.2365.66

[German]Microsoft has released another update of the Edge (Chromium) browser with version 122.0.2365.63 in the stable channel on 29 February 2024. It is a maintenance update that is supposed to fix problems, but has already been withdrawn from the WSUS … Continue reading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 ...

Windows 11: Preview update KB5034204 causes install issues and shell / Explorer crashes etc.

[German]Windows 11 Preview Update KB5034204 released on January 23, 2023 is causing serious problems. Some users are "only" experiencing installation errors (which is less of a problem with an optional update). Those who were able to install the update may … Continue reading

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Google Pixel with file access issues after January 2024 GPSU; rollout halted

[German]Google Pixel smartphone users are complaining of issues after installing a Google Play Security Update (GPSU) for Android from January 2024. There are problems accessing files, which is apparently so serious that Google has suspended this Google Play Security Update. … Continue reading

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Outlook: Desktop app does not show images; meeting text read-only (fix for August 2023 update issue)

[German]With the August 2023 security update, Microsoft closed the Outlook spoofing vulnerability CVE 2023 36893. As a result, the desktop application was no longer able to display images in meeting elements. In addition, the meeting text has been read-only since … Continue reading

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Windows Server 2022: Print jobs to print server (LPD service) have been broken since December 2023

[German]I'll pick up on a topic that I came across in the comments here on the blog – but I don't know if it's just an isolated incident. Are there administrators who have noticed that since December 2023 print jobs … Continue reading

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Avira Security Software breaks Windows 10/11 (Dec. 2023)

[German]Brief information for readers who maintain systems running Avira security software under Windows. A reader has just informed me by e-mail that since last Friday he has been receiving various customers whose Avira security software is paralyzing systems running Windows … Continue reading

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Windows: November 2023 patchday issues

[German]On November 14, 2023 (second Tuesday of the month, patch day at Microsoft), Microsoft also released cumulative updates for Windows 10, Windows 11 and the Windows Server counterparts. In the meantime, readers here on the blog have commented on various … Continue reading

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Microsoft Teams 2.0 issues: Outlook add-in missing during installation; crash after installation and more

[German]The new Microsoft Teams 2.0 client has been available since September 2023 and is probably being tested and partially rolled out in companies. The switch will be mandatory from April 2024 (New Microsoft Teams 2.0 client mandatory from April 1, … Continue reading

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Windows Server 2022: Nov. 2023 update KB5032198 fixes VMware ESXi bug caused by KB5031364

[German]October 2023 update for Windows Server 2022 (KB5031364) causes an issue in connection with VMware ESXi. Windows Server 2022 installed in virtual machines (VMs) running on VMware ESXi hosts can't start no longer and ended in a blue screen. Microsoft … Continue reading

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