Tag Archives: Secure Boot

BIOS Bug on MSI Boards prevents Secure Boot

[German]Small addendum from this week about a bug on a mainboard from MSI. A bug in the BIOS/UEFI of various board models prevents Secure Boot from being used – even if the BIOS setting is set to On. The Polish … Continue reading

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Warning: Windows Server hangs after UEFI Secure Boot (November 2016) Update

[German]Administrators of Lenovo Servers should take care. November 2016 Security Update for Boot Manager (3193479) is causing some Lenovo Servers to hang during boot at Lenovo splash screen. Advertising

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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 7: "Secure Boot Violation" after April Patch day

[German edition]It seems that Microsoft Windows 7 updates (patch day 04/12/2016) are causing serious issues with Windows 7 installs on some UEFI-Mainboards. Windows 7 boot fails with a "Secure Boot Violation" message. Advertising

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