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May 2022 Firmware Updates for Surface Laptop Studio & Surface Book 3

[German]Microsoft has released May 2022 firmware updates for the Surface Laptop Studio and Surface Book 3. These firmware updates are supposed to fix issues, among other things, support for a dynamic refresh rate for Surface Laptop Studio with Windows 11 … Continue reading

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Surface Book 3: Feb. 2022 firmware update may brick device

[German]Owners of a Microsoft Surface Book 3 should be careful installing a Feb. 2022 firmware update on these devices at the moment. I have information that the combination of certain firmware updates can lead to real issues and bricks a … 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 announces Windows 11 SE for low-cost systems

[German]Microsoft has announced a new variant of Windows 11 called Windows 11 SE for November 9, 2021. This Windows 11 variant is supposed to be specially designed for low-cost educational PCs and offers optimizations for low-end hardware. I had already … Continue reading

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Surface Pro 3 and the (Card Blanche) TPM vulnerability

[German]Here is another addendum to the topic "we are becoming more secure with hardware and software". Recently, Microsoft had to admit a TPM vulnerability (Card Blanche) for its Surface Pro 3 and sent a corresponding security notification around. In addition, … Continue reading

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Reports say: Microsoft works on a low cost Surface Laptop with Windows 11 SE

[German]There was a report this week that Microsoft is working on a Windows 11 SE. This variant is said to be intended for a low-priced Surface Laptop. Microsoft wants to attack the Chromebook market with it. Some information and thoughts … Continue reading

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Microsoft announces Surface event for September 22, 2021

Microsoft is probably planning to present new Surface models in a digital event on September 22, 2021. The software manufacturer has sent out corresponding invitations for this digital hardware event to the media. Advertising

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Prices for Surface Services

[German]Microsoft has published a new list for repairs of Surface devices that are out of warranty. Device owners can see, for example, how much a battery replacement or a display replacement will cost, since flat rates are used. Advertising

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Surface Book 2 driver/firmware updates (April 2, 2021)

[German]Microsoft has released new driver/firmware updates for the Microsoft Surface Book 2 as of April 2, 2021. The update package includes drivers, among others to improve the graphics output.  Advertising

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Firmware and Driver Updates for Surface Book 3

[German]On September 4, 2020, Microsoft released a larger firmware and driver update package for its Surface Book 3. The aim is to improve reliability and stability. Advertising

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Surface Laptop 3: Fix for sporadic restarts is tested

[German]Users of a Surface Laptop 3 sometimes suffer from sporadic restarts of the device. Microsoft seems to have found the cause and is now testing a fix with Windows Insiders for its effectiveness. Advertising

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