Tag Archives: Problemlösung

Windows 11: Printer driver confirmed as upgrade stopper (Sep 29, 2022)

[German]Microsoft has acknowledged compatibility problems with the drivers of certain printers under Windows 11 21H2 and 22H2. This can result in the printers only being able to be used with standard printing options. Microsoft has blocked the feature update to … Continue reading

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Windows 11: Out-of-band update KB5008295 fixes app start issues (2021/11/05)

[German]Microsoft has released an unscheduled update KB5008295 for Windows 11 as of November 5, 2021. The purpose of this update is to fix the startup issues of the apps shipped with Windows 11. These apps have not been launching since … 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 Version 2004: Update KB4571744 will fix the Defrag bug

[German]In Windows 10 version 2004 (and also in the 20H4) there is a bug in the program Defrag, which wants to optimize SSDs and drives constantly. Now there are hints that the update KB4571744, which has just been tested with … Continue reading

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Windows: Explorer has stopped working (a possible fix)

[German]Sometimes Windows users are faced with the problem that the message 'Explorer has stopped working' appears. There are several steps to fix that issue. A blog reader contacted me recently and told me a (his) solution for this issue, which … Continue reading

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Windows 10 V1903: Issues with Start menu & IME fixed?

[German]Last weekend Microsoft reported some known issues with Windows 10 version 1903 as fixed. Here is a brief overview, what we know about the issues, and what Microsoft wrote about. Advertising

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VMware ESXi: Hosts crash during VM shutdown with PCI passthrough

[German]A brief note about an issue that may occurs with VMware ESXi virtualization solutions when PCI passthrough is used. Then the host may rashes when the virtual machines (guests) shut down. Advertising

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Windows: Can’t create a recovery drive

[German]Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 provides the possibility to create  a recovery drive on an USB stick. But what's to do, if the creation wizard reports 'We can't create a recovery drive on this PC'? Advertising

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