Tag Archives: Microsoft

Outlook.com: "Sync Email" settings error "Unable to load these settings. Please try again later."(March 2022)

[Geman]A brief article about Microsoft's Outlook.com: There is a problem for users who want to collect mails from other email providers via Outlook.com. The feature in question has not been usable for some time now, with an error message stating … Continue reading

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Firefox cannot access Microsoft.com … (Dec 12, 2021)

[German]Firefox users seem to have problems accessing Microsoft websites at the moment. A blog reader had already contacted me the other day. Now I read further reports on the Internet that this is not an isolated case, but probably affects … 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 ...

Microsoft, sustainability and Windows 11 as an environmental disaster

[German]Let's take a closer look at  Microsoft and the promise to become sustainabile. I just saw an announcement for a Microsoft Sustainability Kick-Off event. Microsoft say it's working to protect the environment. On the other hand, there are Surface models … Continue reading

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Microsoft license comparisons

Are you still looking through Microsoft's licensing for Office 365 and Microsoft 365 and know which licenses you bought? Someone enlisted Glenton Davis, Sr. Product Marketing Manager at Microsoft, to compare the licensing offered to Microsoft in these areas. Advertising

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Issues with Exchange Online, OneDrive for Business (Oct. 8, & 16, 2020)

[German]Microsoft's online services Exchange Online (incident: EX224266 dated October 8, 2020), as well as OneDrive for Business in conjunction with SharePoint Online (incident OD224379 dated October 16, 2020) were/are affected by a malfunction. Brief overview of the information provided by … Continue reading

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What is Microsoft's MeTAOS (Meta-OS)?

[German]Over the weekend, the news that Microsoft is working on an operating system MeTAOS made the rounds. The abbreviation MeTAOS is a special notation that stands for Meta-OS, i.e. a meta operating system. Here is some information about this topic. … Continue reading

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Microsoft's account suspensions and the OneDrive 'nude' photos

[German]Users of a Microsoft account – needed for Microsoft services or in Windows 10 – may facing a strange behaviro. Their Microsoft account may be suspended without a warning for life time. One reason could be OneDrive  content, that violates … Continue reading

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Is Microsoft planning a ‘Windows 10 Cloud-PC’ for 2021?

[German]There is a new rumor that Microsoft could start as early as spring 2021 with something like a Windows 10 cloud PC. Possibly a counterpart to Google's Chrome OS devices? Or something more like a Windows Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) … Continue reading

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Linux malware detection with Microsoft's project Freta

[German]Microsoft Research has now announced the Freta project. It is a cloud-based malware detection service to detect rootkits, cryptominers and previously undiscovered malware strains lurking in Linux cloud VM images. Advertising

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