Tag Archives: Troubleshooting

Windows 10: How to fix update error 0x80080008

Some users are receiving an update error 0x80080008 under Windows 10 and the installation is aborted. Within this blog post I give some hints how to fix this error. Advertising

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Windows 10: New update troubleshooter app and site

[German]Microsoft has made another step to assist Windows users to fix update errors. A new trouble shooting website and an extended trouble shooting app for Windows 10 users are offered. 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 ...

Windows 10 Anniversary Update trouble shooting

Windows 10 Anniversary Update (Version 1607) causes on some system serious trouble during install. This blog post accumulate a few hints to solve several update issues. Advertising

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Update KB3159398 breaks Group Policy in Windows

[German]Microsoft's update KB3159398, released on patch day June 14, 2016, is causing serious problems in Windows Group Policy. Remark: Microsoft has updated the KB-Article with a decription of the workaround posted below. And there is a power shell script to … Continue reading

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How to repair Windows Performance Monitor

Windows provides a Performance Monitor to analyze some system parameters like CPU load, Memory usage or other parameters. But what's, if Performance Monitor is broken? This blog post discusses, how to repair perfmon. Advertising

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Microsoft Access 2010 Update KB3085515 has been pulled

[German]Update KB3085515 for Microsoft Access 2010, issued at 3/8/2016, has been pulled by Microsoft. This update killed Microsoft Access 2010 and it's ability to access some  DLL-References. Advertising

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Windows 10 upgrade: On-Screen-Keyboard/Touchscreen fix

Some People updating a Windows 8.1 tablet pc or hybrid-device with touchscreen will be confronted with a negative surprise: The On-screen keyboard doesn't popup anymore, if the user select an input box in tablet mode. I've had this situation on … Continue reading

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Windows 10: Upgrade error 0xC1900101 – 0x20004

Some users are receiving error 0xC1900101 – 0x20004 during upgrade from Windows 7/8.1 to Windows 10 (GA). Here are a few tips and workarounds to overcome this error. Advertising

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Raspberry Pi 2: Ups, Xenon flash causes freezes and reboots

Some days ago I've reported about the new Raspberry Pi 2, a single board computer, that's also Windows 10 IoT capable. Now some Raspberry Pi 2 owners are facing a bad surprise: A Xenon flash light, available on some cameras, … Continue reading

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Google Chrome lags and freezes

[German Edition]I'm facing an annoying problem using Google Chrome browser under Windows 7. The browser freezes for a few seconds, when I open a new web page. During this short period I can't do anything within the browser window. After … Continue reading

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