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Windows 10 V1903: High CPU load from Cortana, Search broken, blame August 2019 Updates

[German]Users of Windows 10 version 1903 may run into problems after installing several August 2019 updates. Cortana causes a high CPU load on a core and the search does not work. And that doesn't necessarily depend on KB4512941 alone. Advertising

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Symantec releases a patch for the SHA-2 bug in Windows 7

[English]Antivirus vendor Symantec has released a patch to fix the update issue on Windows 7 / Windows Server 2008 R2. Distribution is scheduled for August 21, 2019 for various language versions, the English version is said to have already been … 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 Server 2012 R2 / 2016: High CPU load with Update KB4345418 / KB4054566

[German]Update KB4345418 (or the .NET-Framework 4.7.2 Update KB4054566) released on July 16, 2018 seems to cause serious issues at Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows Server 2016. There are reports of high CPU load using AADConnect. Also RDS connections may … Continue reading

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