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Windows 11: Word printing issues (no graphics, blank page when PDF reader is installed)

[German]I have received reports about printing issues in Word. One reader reports that blank pages are printed in Word when PDF readers are installed. Several readers writes that graphics in .doc files are no longer printed from Word. Advertising

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PDF printing issues with Adobe Reader under Windows (Jan. 2022)

[German]It seems that the Adobe Reader DC is causing printin^g issues in Windows since January 2022. I received  reports that there have been issues with printing PDF documents since about 2 weeks. It is not an isolated case, because 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 ...

The Chaos PrintNightmare Emergency Update (July 6/7, 2021)

[German]Microsoft has released out-of-band security updates for the PrintNightmare vulnerability (CVE-2021-1675) in the Windows Print Spooler service. But these updates seem to end in chaos – it reminds me on the Printer-Gate in March 2021, where Microsoft had to release … Continue reading

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PrintNightmare out-of-band update also for Windows Server 2012 and 2016 (July 7, 2021)

[German]As of July 7, 2021, Microsoft has now also released the emergency update to close the PrintNightmare vulnerability (CVE-2021-1675) in the Windows Print Spooler services for all Windows versions (the still missing updates for Windows Server versions 2012 and 2016 … Continue reading

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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: 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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Windows 10 Updates KB5000802/KB5000808 causes BSOD when printing in win32kfull.sys – pulled?

[German]Beware, there are initial reports here on the blog that cumulative updates KB5000802 and KB5000808  from March 9, 2021 for Windows 10 (1909 – 20H2) is causing BlueScreen in win32kfull.sys when printing. Advertising

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Windows 10: Printer issues after June 2020 Updates

[German]The cumulative security updates released on June 9, 2020 for various versions of Windows 10 are causing serious printing problems for many users. Here is an overview of what I know so far. Advertising

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June 2017 Patches causing Internet Explorer 11 printing issues

[German]Users installing June 13, 2017 security updates are facing printing issues in Internet Explorer 11. This has been reported for Windows 7 SP 1, Windows 8.1 and also Windows 10. And there is a statement from Microsoft (maybe wrong interpreted), … Continue reading

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