Tag Archives: SHA-2

Windows 7: Reinstallation causes boot error 0xc0000428

[German]Users reinstalling Windows 7 SP1 may get the boot error 0xc0000428. This can be caused by a missing Bitlocker patch. Here is some information about the problem and why it might occur. Advertising

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Windows 7: Updates for SHA-2 support

[German]On March 12, 2019, Microsoft released updates for SHA-2 support for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008/R2 as well as WSUS 3.0 SP2. Here is some information about this topic and some hints about first issues. 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 ...

SHA-2 patch for Windows 7 arrives on March 2019

[German]A brief information for users of Windows 7 and the server pendants. Microsoft will release a critical standalone security update for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 / R2 in March 2019, which upgrades these operating systems for SHA-2 support. … Continue reading

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