Tag Archives: Problem

High CPU load, fan on full speed; Windows Defender struggles with Dell SupportAssist

[German]Brief information, which I'll cover in this post. Last week a tweet came to my attention in which a Microsoft MVP complained that the fan on his Windows system was running at full speed. A quick look showed that Microsoft … Continue reading

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Windows 10/11: Microsoft installs Spotify app without user consent (Sept. 2022)

[German]Last week users running Windows 10 or Windows 11 went into trouble. Microsoft decided to install Spotify on many user systems, regardless of whether users wanted it or not. In addition, Spotify starts automatically when Windows is subsequently booted – … 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 10 22H2: Already distributed via WSUS in August 2022; Clients no longer find updates

[German]I got reports from a few people  complaining that their Windows 10 clients didn't get updates via WSUS in September 2022. Then it turned out that their clients were already upgraded to version 22H2 via WSUS in August 2022 via … Continue reading

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Lexmark firmware update closes vulnerability and fixes Windows printer issue

[German]Good news for owners of Lexmark printers. The manufacturer has finally provided the firmware updates for various models. On the one hand, these are supposed to eliminate a vulnerability in more than a hundred Lexmark printer models, which Lexmark already … Continue reading

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Microsoft fixes Windows false positive Behaviour:Win32/Hive.ZY alarm

[German]Yesterday, Sunday (Sept. 4, 2022), Windows users were very excited when Microsoft Defender reported a Behaviour:Win32/Hive.ZY detection. The whole thing was a false alarm after Microsoft had armed the signatures for this malware via update, because Chromium browsers, Electron framework … Continue reading

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Microsoft Office: Macro execution blocked for security reasons, when accessing Access ACCDB databases via IP address

[German]Recently, a problem was reported to me by Tobias Migge. The problem: Customers or users get "suddenly" the error that macros are blocked for security reasons when accessing backend ACDB databases via IP address, which are located on a server. … Continue reading

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Intune: Loss of access solved for Android 12 devices

[German]Small note for administrators who manage Android mobile devices via Intune. Microsoft has fixed the bug with Google that devices under Android 12 get lost in access. Android 12 devices should be able to be managed cleanly again via Microsoft's … Continue reading

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Office 365: Outlook suddenly requests password (August 29, 2022)

[German]A quick question for the administrators among the readers. I just received an e-mail from a reader whose customers suddenly (i.e. probably since the weekend) want a Microsoft Outlook password. What is at issue: Does this only affect the systems … Continue reading

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Windows 10 20H2 till 21H2: Update KB5015878 causes audio issues

[German]The preview update released in July 2022 or later updates can cause audio issues on Windows 10 (version 20H2 to 21H1) on various devices. Microsoft has since acknowledged this issue and documented the problem, as well as provided a Known … Continue reading

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Windows: "Service host: Local system" runs with high CPU/disk load after boot since update

[German]German blog reader Willi B. contacted me by mail the days because he ran into a problem under Windows 8.1. Since one of the last updates he has the problem that the service "Service Host: Local System" runs with high … Continue reading

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