Tag Archives: Windows 10

Windows 10 20H2 will be upgraded to Windows 21H2 (January 20, 2022)

[German]Microsoft has adjusted its machine learning programs so that machines running Windows 10 version 20H2 are now updated more broadly and automatically to Windows version 21H2. This is Microsoft's response to the fact that support for version 20H2 is about … Continue reading

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Installing Windows 10/11 in Hyper-V 2nd Generation

[German]Installing Windows 10 or Windows 11 in virtual environments can present some challenges. Depending on the hypervisor, the installation may even fail completely. Blog reader Thomas S. emailed me back in December 2021 with his experiences installing Windows 10 as … Continue reading

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Windows 10: Outlook search broken again or fixed by Microsoft? (Jan. 2022)

[German]Are you experiencing still (or again) issues with Outlook desktop search on Windows 10, after installing the January 2022 updates? I got reports from German blog readers about this issue (mails couln't be found). On the other hand, there is … Continue reading

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Windows 10/Server: Out-of-band Updates fixes Jan. 2022 patch day issues (Jan. 17, 2022)

[German]Microsoft has also released a slew of security updates for Windows 10 and its server counterparts on January 17, 2022. These are supposed to fix the DC boot loop problem, as well as the IPSec VPN connection problem, which are … Continue reading

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Windows VPN connections (L2TP over IPSEC) broken after January 2022 update

[German]The security updates for Windows released on January 11, 2022 have a very unpleasant collateral damage. All users who rely on VPN connections with L2TP over IPSEC will no longer work after installing the updates in question. Here is an … Continue reading

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Patchday: Windows 10 Updates (January 11, 2022)

[German]On January 11, 2022 (second Tuesday of the month, Patchday at Microsoft), various cumulative updates for the supported Windows 10 builds (from the RTM version to the current version) were released. Here are some details about each of the Patchday … Continue reading

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Windows: Issues with Expired Updates, Print jobs hangs, Forced restart after driver install

[German]Today a small collection of problems that have just come to my attention in the Windows environment. Windows 10 clients stumble across expired updates that cannot be installed because Microsoft has not removed them. Users are annoyed that Windows Update … Continue reading

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Windows 10 Version 21H2 Security Baseline

[German]Microsoft has updated the so-called Security Baseline (a tool for security administrators in companies) for Windows 10 version 21H2 and released it generally. In the current version, not only the latest Windows 10 version is supported. There are also special … Continue reading

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Windows 10/11-Updates blocks tools to redirect Edge protocol associations

[German]They did, with the December 2021 security updates, tools that allow Edge log redirection to other browsers were blocked. Tools like EdgeDeflector are thus simply blocked and the user has to display the information in question in Microsoft Edge as … Continue reading

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Patchday: Windows 10 Updates (December 14, 2021)

[German]On December 14, 2021 (second Tuesday of the month, Patchday at Microsoft), various cumulative updates for the supported Windows 10 builds (from RTM version to the current version) were released. Here are some details about each of the Patchday security … Continue reading

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