Tag Archives: Store

Electron Bot: Malware in Microsoft Store infects over 5,000 machines

[German]Security vendor Check Point has come across a new type of malware that enables a complete takeover of systems through a backdoor. In addition, the malware can take control of social media accounts from Facebook, Google and Sound Cloud. The … Continue reading

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Windows Store for Business dies in Q1 2023

[German]Soon, the "new Microsoft Store" will be available for Windows 10 and Windows 11. This implies that the previous approach will soon die. Microsoft plans to discontinue the Windows Store for Business in the first quarter of 2023, as the … 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 ...

Microsoft Store, Outlook und Xbox Live worldwide down (Nov. 10, 2020)

[German]Microsoft users are currently (November 10, 2020) experiencing worldwide problems accessing the Windows Store (Microsoft Store), Xbox Live services and Outlook. Here is some information about this. Advertising

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Microsoft Store: Error 0x000001F7 or 0x80131500

[German]Windows 10 users may receive the error code 0x000001F7 or 0x80131500 when trying to open the Microsoft Store on Windows 10. They will also receive the message 'Try again'. Advertising

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Microsoft closes all retail stores

In its latest announcement Microsoft says they closes all Microsoft stores worldwide. This will change the temporary closure of the stores in the context of the coronavirus pandemic into a permanent shutdown. Advertising

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Windows 10: Store failed with error 0x803F8001 (Jan. 2020)

[German]Microsoft has apparently once again broke its store for Windows 10 apps. The last days some people seem to have run into the error code 0x803F8001 when updating apps or accessing the store. Advertising

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Windows 10: Rumors about 20H2 and deprecated Stores

[German]At the end of the week a small blog post with some unconfirmed speculations. It is about the Windows 10 Fall 2020 Update (20H2) and the deprecation of the Microsoft Stores for Business and Education. Advertising

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iCloud client is available as an app in Microsoft-Store

[German]A brief note for Windows 10 users with Apple iOS devices. Apple provides the iCloud client for Windows now as an app in Microsoft Store. Here are a few details about that. Advertising

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Windows 10: Thunderbird from Microsoft Store

The e-mail client Thunderbird is available on various platforms, from Linux to macOS to Windows. The Open Source community has made Thunderbird available now for Windows 10 as an app from the Microsoft Store. Advertising

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Windows 10: App History without Microsoft account?

[German]Microsoft is probably able to track the Microsoft store app history, i.e. what you have loaded as an app in the store, even without a Microsoft account. This may be shown within the store's app history. Advertising

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