Tag Archives: Upgrade

Upgrade to Windows 11 23H2 is forced (20 February 2024)

[German]Approximately 3 months after the release of the feature update to version 23H2 for Windows 11, Microsoft is starting the final rollout phase. All Windows 11 machines that are compatible with version 23H2 will now be offered the corresponding feature … Continue reading

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Windows 11 2023 Update (23H2) released

[German]A week ago there was speculation about when the upgrade to Windows 11 23H2 would probably be rolled out. Now Microsoft has released this feature upgrade on the evening of October 31, 2023 (it's the "Halloween" edition of this OS, … 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 ...

Windows 10 22H2: Inplace Upgrade to Windows 11 22H2 fails since August 8, 2023

[German]I recieved a report from a German administrator, telling me, that inplace upgrades from Windows 10 (22H2) to the current Windows 11 version 22H2 fails in his enterprise environment. The issue has been observed since August 8, 2023. After I've … Continue reading

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Windows 11 21H2 is automatically updated to version 22H2 (Jan. 26, 2023)

[German]Microsoft has released the upgrade brakes for Windows 11 21H2 as of January 26, 2023, and generally released the feature update to version 22H2, which was released in November 2022. Starting on the aforementioned date, Microsoft will begin automatically upgrading … Continue reading

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Windows 11 upgrade for compatible devices in final availability phase (Jan. 2022)

[German]Microsoft has entered the final phase and increased the pace of the Windows 11 rollout on compatible Windows 10 devices. Released on October 5, 2021, the operating system can now be installed on all compatible devices as an upgrade by … Continue reading

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Prevent upgrade to Windows 11

[English]Since the release of Windows 11 on October 5, 2021, users with hardware suitable for this operating system are faced with the question: upgrade or not. And there is one more question: How can I effectively prevent the upgrade to … Continue reading

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Thunderbird 78.x: Upgrade to version 91, and foreseeable problems

[German]The developers of the Thunderbird email client want to slowly start migrating Thunderbird 78.x users to the new Thunderbird 91.x development branch. In Thunderbird 91, however, users should be prepared for problems or inconsistencies. In addition, the developers probably do … Continue reading

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Windows 10 Feature Upgrade ends with a non bootable media

[German]Today another blog post from the category "Windows 10, the mysterious update experience". A blog reader recently drew my attention to a new "upgrade experience" (that's what Microsoft calls it). The Experience is described quite quickly: The unsuspecting user receives … Continue reading

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Windows 10 version 1903 reaches end of support, upgrade to successor version

[German]Microsoft's Windows 10 version 1903, released in spring 2019, has now reached the end of support. Systems still running this Windows 10 version will now be migrated to newer Windows 10 versions in unmanaged environments. Advertising

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SAP: Why enterprises should soon upgrade to SAP S/4HANA

[German]In the coronavirus pandemic, projects to switch to a new IT solution are often postponed. SAP's R/3 system is not due to be phased out until 2027. CNT Management Consulting GmbH has shown me some aspects why enterprises should soon … Continue reading

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