Tag Archives: Outlook

Outlook: Advertising for Office 365 in mobile apps, anger over new Windows layout

[German]Small addendum and summary of two issues with which Microsoft is currently annoying users of Microsoft Outlook. First, users of the Outlook app for Android and iOS receive ads for Office 365. In addition, there is quite a bit of … Continue reading

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Microsoft: Workaround for Outlook crash; rollback of Microsoft 365 to version 2205

[German]Users of Microsoft Office products beware. Microsoft has commented on a crash bug in Outlook (I reported recently) and published a workaround. In addition, Microsoft 365 had to be rolled back from version 2206 to version 2205 due to app … Continue reading

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

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Outlook/Word hang on Uber invoices and other mails with tables

[German]With one of the latest updates, Microsoft has once again implemented a bug in Microsoft Office (from version 2206 build 15330.20196). Both Microsoft Outlook and Word hang on certain documents that contain tables. Explicitly listed are emails with invoices from … Continue reading

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Android app Outlook-Light released

[German]There had been speculation about a slimmed-down Outlook Light app for Android devices for some time. Now, Microsoft has officially introduced this app, which is intended for weak Android devices. Currently, however, this variant is not intended for Germany or … Continue reading

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Outlook.com 'account suspensions' due to unusual sign-in activities – is Microsoft's AI running amok, or are accounts compromised?

[German]Brief information to users who use private Microsoft accounts (i.e. no self-managed company accounts). Are you currently receiving security warnings for Outlook accounts, stating that these accounts are now blocked due to suspicious activities? Often with the note that suspicious … Continue reading

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Outlook search in Windows 11 broken again (July 2022))

[English]Quick note to people with Windows 11 who use Outlook and are wondering why search doesn't work. It's not you, Microsoft broke Outlook search again and is investigating how that could happen. At least there's confirmation that this is a … Continue reading

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Outlook: Login error since the last June 2022 update

[German]I just got a user information on my desk that there are problems with the user login in Microsoft Outlook "since the last update" (probably from June 2022). Problem seems to be that the program can no longer distinguish between … Continue reading

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June 2022 Patchday issues (part 2): RDP, VPN, WLAN, hotspot connection and more

[German]The security updates released on June 14, 2022, closed numerous vulnerabilitiesholes. But there are also a number of issues, for example with VMs and when using ESET security solutions. I had given a first review in the blog post June … Continue reading

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Outlook: May 2022 update (build 15225.20204) breaks HTML rendering in mails

[German]I'll just bring up a topic that has been bumming around here since Monday, May 30, 2022, due to reader requests. Microsoft Outlook users seem to have the problem that one of the latest updates from May 2022 has corrupted … Continue reading

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Apple's Safari has an Outlook TokenFactoryIFrame issue (May 2022)

[German]Apple users are currently experiencing a problem when trying to access an Outlook mailbox via OWA in Safari. A TokenFactoryIFrame is downloaded every few seconds. I think the problem has only been occurring for a few days. I've seen also … Continue reading

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