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Is Microsoft retiring Windows MSDT in 2025?

[German]It looks like the developers at Microsoft are planning to phase out the Microsoft Support Diagnostic Tool (MSDT) for Windows 11. At least, Rafael Rivera noticed a corresponding note in the current Windows 11 Insider Preview. The Microsoft page in … Continue reading

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Exchange Reporter 3.12 available

[German]Brief note for Exchange administrators. Probably administrators of Microsoft Exchange (on-premises) installations know the Exchange Reporter by Frank Zöchling. The tool generates statistics for a Microsoft Exchange Server and outputs them as a report. Frank Zöchling released Exchange Reporter version … 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 ...

IIS Crypto 3.3 released

[German]Nartac Softwarehas released version 3.3 of its small tool IIS Crypto on October 31, 2022. New additions include support for TLS 1.3 on Windows Server, but also support for new cipher suites. Advertising

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LockSmith: Search for AD Certificate Services misconfigurations via PowerShell script

[German]Small tip for administrators of an Active Directory environment on Windows Server. There is a small PowerShell script to identify and fix common misconfigurations in Active Directory Certificate Services. I became aware of the tool via this tweet. he tool … Continue reading

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Microsoft no longer signs Windows drivers for Process Hacker

[German]Brief  information, which is already here with me since August 2021, but which I have not yet addressed in the blog. David Xanatos has pointed out to me that Microsoft is refusing to sign drivers for the new Process Hacker … Continue reading

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A new version of Windows 10 SetupDiag Tool

[German]Microsoft has updated a diagnostic tool called SetupDiag. SetupDiag is a standalone diagnostic tool that can be used to obtain details about why a Windows 10 upgrade was unsuccessful. I've introduced an older version within my blog post Windows 10: … Continue reading

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Microsoft Exchange (On-Premises) one-click Mitigation Tool (EOMT) released

[German]Microsoft has released its onclick Microsoft Exchange (On-Premises) Mitigation Tool (EOMT) as of March 15, 2021. The tool is intended to provide a one-click solution to mitigate the CVE-2021-26855 chess vulnerability on on-premises Exchange Server installations and is primarily intended … Continue reading

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Windows 10 V2004: Recover deleted files with the Windows File Recovery App

[German]Microsoft has just released the Windows File Recovery App Tool in the Microsoft Store. This command line application can be used to recover accidentally deleted files. Advertising

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DLL hijacking vulnerabilities in Nirsoft tools

[German]The Nirsoft tools are probably known to many Windows users. What is less known: The tools come along with nasty DLL hijacking vulnerabilities and should rather be avoided. Advertising

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CCleaner v5.64.7613 released

[German]Today a blog post about CCleaner. There is an update to version v5.64.7613, that has been released on March 3, 2020. Here are a few details about this free software for Windows. Advertising

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