Tag Archives: PC

China bans Mac, Windows and foreign PCs for government agencies and state-owned enterprises

The Chinese government has decided to free itself from dependence on foreign suppliers within two years. To this end, Apple products, Windows and foreign PCs, especially from Dell and HP, are to be replaced by domestic solutions/products in all government … Continue reading

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Google brings Chrome OS Flex to old PCs and Macs

[German]Smart move (since invention of sliced bread) by Google compared to Microsoft. Google has just made available a first version of its "Chrome OS Flex" operating system for PCs and Macs. The OS is meant to promote sustainability by allowing … 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 ...

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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Vendors ‘rootkit’: ‘Windows Platform Binary Table’ (WPBT)

[German]Within this blog post I like to address a feature called 'Windows Platform Binary Table' (WPBT), that has been used aon OEM PCs to enable manufacturers to download and install their software, even if the user tries a clean install … Continue reading

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