Tag Archives: Notebook

Trouble with Lenovo BIOS update

[German]Users of Lenovo ThinkPads probably run into problems (booting, screen, etc.) due to BIOS or driver updates pushed onto the devices by Lenovo software. I'll summarize this as a hint to service providers who are confronted with the problem by … Continue reading

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UEFI firmware bug compromises over 70 Lenovo notebooks (July 2022)

[German]Note for blog readers who use Lenovo (and IBM) notebooks. Security researchers from ESET have found serious vulnerabilities in the UEFI firmware of Lenovo notebooks that allow the operating system to be hijacked in the early boot phase. Lenovo has … 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: BSODs in battery mode with Lenovo Thinkpad L590?

[German]Does Windows 11 on Lenovo Thinkpad L950 models cause BlueScreens on battery power? I have a corresponding report from a reader and would like to post it again in the blog. Perhaps there are similar observations from other users. Advertising

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Dell BIOS update causes (boot) issues with notebooks and desktop systems (12.2021)

[German]Any of you with more recent Dell notebooks or desktop systems? Then you might want to be a little cautious with recent BIOS (UEFI) updates and read this post beforehand. There is evidence that a BIOS update from Dell can … Continue reading

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Lenovo firmware update re-enables H.264 on notebooks with NVidia graphics

[German]Lenovo had disabled the GPU-supported H.264 encoding in Nvidia GeForce graphics units on its notebooks due to patent disputes. The suspected cause was a patent dispute with Nokia. Now, however, things are moving again. After a firmware update of the … Continue reading

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The repairable notebook from Framework

A notebook that can be repaired by the user when faults occur and doesn't have to be thrown away or sent to support and replaced at horrendous cost? The American startup Framework has set itself the goal of ending the … Continue reading

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Microsoft: Chromebooks are cheaper and faster than Windows machines

[German]In an "all-hands" meeting with employees, Microsoft Corporate Vice President of Education Eran Megiddo let out some information that isn't a secret to me. Along with the cheering number regarding Teams usage in the school sector came the admission that … Continue reading

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HP Business Notebooks: Trouble with Sure Recover and Windows 10 2004

[German]Are HP business notebooks with Windows 10 2004 are having currently issues with HP Sure Recover? I have just come across a case in connection with an HP Elitebook and HP Sure Recover that raises questions. Here is a short … Continue reading

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Linux: Many Lenovo Thinkpads available soon with Ubuntu

[German]Lenovo will increasingly rely on Linux in the future. While various workstation systems with Linux pre-installed were already available in the past, Lenovo is now expanding the program. In the future 20 Thinkpad and ThinkStation models will available with a … Continue reading

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Lenovo fixes faulty ThinkPad Type-C USB ports

[English]Lenovo has delivered several ThinkPad models with a faulty USB Type C connector. It's silly that failures only occur after 6 to 12 months of typical use. For affected devices with USB Type C connector, Lenov0 has now released a … Continue reading

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