Tag Archives: Setup

Windows 10: Setup for Feature Updates had a vulnerability (Oct. 13, 2020)

[German]There was an Elevation of Privilege vulnerability (CVE-2020-16908) in the Windows setup process, which Microsoft has addressed as of October 13, 2020. The vulnerability has been fixed by updating the setup for Windows 10 version 1903 and 2004 (relevant for … Continue reading

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Windows 10 V2004 fixes GPT installation problem

[German]Good news for a change. In Windows 10 May 2020 Update (Version 2004) Microsoft has finally fixed a problem with the installer. The recovery partition is no longer entered first, but the installer follows the official GPT guidelines. 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 10 V1909: Year 3000 Setup Bug

[German]Windows 10 users are already facing many issues. Now there's another blunder: On some mainboards a year 3000 bug strikes when the BIOS has a certain date. Then the operating system can no longer be installed. Advertising

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Windows 10 Setup: Stuck in Cortana hell

[German]Today a some funny blog post that points out the sufferings of an administrator who was ordered to set up a new Windows 10 system. Okay, it wasn't one, it was 40 systems. Unexpectedly, he was trapped in a Cortana … Continue reading

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