Tag Archives: Patchday 3.2021

Issues with Outlook Update KB4493226 (March 2, 2021)?

[German]Quick question to administrators and users of Outlook 2016. Are there any issues (lags or hangs and slow reactions) after installing the update KB4493226 from March 2, 2021? I got first reports about some trouble. Advertising

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PowerShell Script to uninstall Windows Updates, to fix March 2021 Printing issues

[German]Windows March 2021 updates has caused a mess with printing issues (blue screens, graphic printing issues etc.). German blog reader Andy has written a PowerShell script to uninstall the problematic March 2021 updates in Windows 10 that are causing the … 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 7/8.1/Server: Out-of-band Updates shall fix printing issues (March 2021)

[German]Microsoft has released new, out-of-band updates for Windows 7.1 SP1 and Windows 8.1 and their server counterparts, effective March 22, 2021. These are intended to fix the printing issues caused by the March 9, 2021 security updates. Advertising

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Windows 10: March 2021 update chaos, rollout stopped again due to new issues?

[German]With the cumulative Windows updates for March 2021, Microsoft caused absolute chaos and many users got into serious trouble. In the meantime, it looks like the second fix update for Windows 10 has also been stopped – in my opinion, … Continue reading

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Windows 10: Update KB5001649 fails with install error 0x80070541 (March 18, 2021)

[German]As of 3/18/2021, Microsoft has released unscheduled updates to fix the Windows 10 graphics printing issue. However, update KB5001649 ends up with installation error 0x80070541 for some users. Here's some information on the issue. Advertising

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Windows 10: Out-of-band Update for graphics printing bug (March 18, 2021)

[German]Microsoft has just released an out-of-band update for Windows 10 (Windows 7/8.1 are still missing), which should fix the bugs triggered by the March security updates when printing content with graphics on different devices. Advertising

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Windows 10: Microsoft confirms graphics printing issues after March 2021 updates

[German]I reported some graphics printing issues caused by March 2021 updates in Windows to Microsoft. Now Microsoft has just confirmed the errors in the printing of graphics that occur after the March 9, 2021 cumulative updates. Here's some information about … Continue reading

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Windows 10: Still printing issues after update installation (March 2021)

[German]As of March 15, 2021, Microsoft has released unscheduled fix updates for Windows 10 printing issues (APC_INDEX_MISMATCH BSOD). While the updates make a lot of people happy, other users continue to suffer from BlueScreens or incorrect printouts, especially with graphics. … Continue reading

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Microsoft provides workaround for Windows 10 patchday printer issue (BSOD)

[German]Microsoft confirmed last Friday (US time) the BSOD issues triggered with the March 2021 patchday in Windows that systems with certain printers crash via BlueScreen, with more details, and a workaround was suggested. Advertising

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Patchday: Windows 8.1/Server 2012 updates (March 9, 2021)

[German]As of March 9, 2021, Microsoft has released various updates for Windows 8.1. However, these updates are also available for Windows Server 2012 R2. Here is some information about them. Advertising

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