Tag Archives: Problem

Windows deleted shortcuts; Microsoft explains Windows Defender ASR issue Jan. 13, 2023

[German]Yesterday, Friday, January 13, 2023, Microsoft pretty much knocked out parts of its Windows user base by rolling out a buggy Defender signature via update. With ASR enabled, shortcuts were detected as malicious in Windows and deleted from the desktop, … Continue reading

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Windows 10 (20H2-22H2): October Update KB5018410 causes OneDrive crashes/issues

[German]Small addendum to the October 2022 patchday: The security update KB5018410 rolled out for Windows 10 version 20H2-22H2 turns out to be a real problem bear. Back on October 17, Microsoft had to roll out a special update to fix … 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 ...

October 2022 update: Error 0xaac (2732) on domain connections confirmed by Netjoin fix for CVE-2022-38042

[German]An October update for CVE-2022-38042 and a long history now confirmed by Microsoft. The October 11, 2022 security update also included domain join hardening to close the vulnerability (CVE-2022-38042). However, these changes had powerful collateral damage. Now Microsoft has published … Continue reading

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Microsoft confirms Outlook bug dropping error 603: Can't configure Exchange Online mailbox

[German]Microsoft has published a new support article that addresses an error in the Outlook desktop application. Users receive error 603 "Can't configure Exchange Online mailbox" during autodiscover while configuring a connection to an Exchange Online mailbox. Advertising

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Out-of-band updates for Windows fixes SSL-/TLS connection issues (also with Citrix) – October 17, 2022

[German]As of October 17, 2022, Microsoft has released an unscheduled update KB5020387 for Windows 11 21H2. This update fixes a connection problem that can occur with SSL and TLS connections. All Windows client and server versions that are still in … Continue reading

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Citrix connections broken after Windows update KB5018410 (October 2022) (TLS problem)

[German]Small addendum from last week. Since the October patchday (October 11, 2022), administrators of Citrix installations have noticed that connections no longer work for Citrix clients once Windows update KB5018410 has been installed. This update for Windows 10 version 20H2-21H2 … Continue reading

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Windows October 2022 Patchday: Fix for Domain Join Hardening (CVE-2022-38042) prevents domain join

[German]I'm posting a first warning about the October 2022 security updates for Windows here on the blog because a reader from the business environment pointed it out to me. The domain join hardening changes made with the updates to close … Continue reading

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Exchange Server: Microsofts improves solutions for 0-day mitigation again (October 8, 2022)

[German]One more addendum regarding On-Premises Exchange Server (2016-2019) and the two 0-Day vulnerabilities (CVE-2022-41040, CVE-2022-41082) known since the end of September 2022. As of the weekend (October 8, 2022), Microsoft had again tweaked its articles to mitigate these vulnerabilities. In … Continue reading

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Bug: Outlook no longer connects to the mail server (October 2022)

[German]Microsoft confirms another error in Outlook in Microsoft 365 in a support post. It may be that Microsoft Outlook can no longer connect to the email server. The IMAP or POP server has disconnected unexpectedly and the connection to the … Continue reading

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Microsoft Outlook bug after update: Outlook Contacts "People" view hides window

[German]Microsoft has once again created a nice bug in the Click-2-Run version of Office 2016 – 2021. After updating to version 2209 (build 15629.20156) the contact window in the person view covers half of the Outlook window. The window cannot … Continue reading

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