Tag Archives: Support

SQL- and Windows Server 2012 get Extended Support (ESU)

[German]It's still a few days away until support for Windows Server 2012 R2 changes as scheduled. But at the Ignite 2021 partner conference, Microsoft announced that there will be an Extended Support Program for this software product. Here's a quick … Continue reading

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Windows 7/8.1: Nvidia ends graphics driver support in October 2021

[German]Graphics card manufacturer Nvidia has announced the end of Windows 7 and Windows 8/8.1 support with graphics card drivers on June 11, 2021. Starting October 4, 2021, Game Ready Driver upgrades, including performance improvements, new features, and bug fixes, will … 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 ...

Cumulative updates and changes to the KB articles

This week, Microsoft has talked about changes to knowledge base articles that are created for cumulative updates. Azure also wants to provide better information about service outages. Advertising

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End of support for Internet Explorer 11 in Microsoft 365 and old Edge in Windows 10 from 2021

[German]Microsoft has just announced the end of support for the two browsers Internet Explorer 11 and the old (legacy) Edge for the year 2021. This concerns the support of IE 11 under Microsoft 365 (e.g. teams as of the end … Continue reading

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Support extension for further Microsoft (Server) products

[German]On April 14, 2020, Microsoft announced a support extension beyond the previous end of life date for additional products such as Sharepoint Server 2010, Windows Server 1809, Configuration Manager and Dynamics 365 due to the Corona crisis. Advertising

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Windows 7 Extended Security Updates buyable from April 2019

[German]Microsoft offers Extended Security Updates for Windows 7 SP1 for companies until January 2023. This extended support can be bought from April 1, 2019 (hope it's not an April fools prank). Advertising

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Skype Classic: Support ends on November 1st 2018

[German]Microsoft has announced the end of support for Skype Classic (Skype Client 7.x) for November 1st 2018 and recommends users to update to Skype 8.x and later immediately. Advertising

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Microsoft extends Windows 10 V1511 support for 6 months

[German]Interesting information for owners of a Windows 10 version 1511 version. Actually, the support of this version should have ended last month. Advertising

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Googles support periods for Nexus and Pixel devices

Google has published/refreshed the support periods for its Nexus and Pixel devices. These periods marks the end of Android support. Advertising

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Windows 10 RTM support ends May 9, 2017

[German]Microsoft will kill support for Windows 10 RTM after May 9, 2017, except for Windows 10 V1507 LTSB. Here are a few details. Advertising

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