Tag Archives: Patch day

Office patch day (12/05/2016)

Microsoft releases non security updates for supported Microsoft Office versions on the first thuesday of a month. On December 6, 2016, a bunch of updates are released for Office 2013 and 2016. Advertising

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Update KB3159398 breaks Group Policy in Windows

[German]Microsoft's update KB3159398, released on patch day June 14, 2016, is causing serious problems in Windows Group Policy. Remark: Microsoft has updated the KB-Article with a decription of the workaround posted below. And there is a power shell script to … 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 Patch day June 14, 2016

On June 14, 2016, Microsoft has released four critical and additional important security updates for Windows, Edge, Internet Explorer and Office. And there is an optional update to improve compatibility. Advertising

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Office patch day (May 3, 2016)

Microsoft has released several updates for Office 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016 on May 3, 2016. It seems that Microsoft has decided a decoupling of Office updates from regulary patch day (2nd Tuesday in a month). Here are a short … Continue reading

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Windows 7: "Secure Boot Violation" after April Patch day

[German edition]It seems that Microsoft Windows 7 updates (patch day 04/12/2016) are causing serious issues with Windows 7 installs on some UEFI-Mainboards. Windows 7 boot fails with a "Secure Boot Violation" message. Advertising

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