Tag Archives: Windows 11

Windows 11 strengthens SMB traffic protection

[German]Microsoft is starting to improve protection for the SMB protocol in Windows 11. Thus, Microsoft has introduced a delay between SMB authentications in Windows 11 (in Insider Previews). This is intended to prevent spying on SMB traffic. There is also … Continue reading

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Windows 10/11: Strange issues since August 2022 updates

[German]German blog reader Henning contacted me via email because he has been experiencing Windows 10 and Windows 11 issues on several machines since the August 2022 updates. Four identical systems running Windows 10 or Windows 11 have been experiencing startup … 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 11: Compatibility issues with Intel Smart Sound Technology

[German]Microsoft has acknowledged compatibility issues with the drivers for Intel Smart Sound Technology on Windows 11 21H2 and 22H2. This can lead to BlueScreens and audio problems during operation. Microsoft has blocked the feature update to Windows 11 version 22H2 … Continue reading

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Windows 11: Preview-Update KB5017383 (Sept. 20, 2022)

[German]Microsoft has released optional cumulative (preview) update KB5017383 for Windows 11 as of September 20, 2022. Other preview updates for Windows are described in separate posts. Below I provide an overview regarding these updates for Windows 11. Advertising

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Ubuntu 22.04 LTS beats Windows 11 on AMD's Ryzen 5800X3D processor

[German]Amazing results recently revealed by a performance comparison between Microsoft's Windows 11 and an Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Linux on an 8-core Ryzen 5800X3D processor from AMD. The benchmarks were run by Phoronix with various workloads, using fresh installations of the … Continue reading

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Will Windows 11 2022 update (22H2, build 22621) be rolled out on Sept. 20, 2022?

[German]At the moment, there are more and more signs that Microsoft has the next "big" update for Windows 11 (22H2), which will be released on October 5, 2021, ready and will roll it out soon. There are new PCs that … Continue reading

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Windows 11: Login error for new users fixed (Sept. 2022)

[German]Microsoft has once again fixed a bug in Windows 11 (21H2) that was caused by an update. The bug prevented a user login for a newly created user account. The cause of this problem is the preview update KB5016691 from … Continue reading

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Windows 10/ 11: Possible daylight saving time changeover issues [in Chile and worldwide]

[German]Windows users in Chile could have problems with the daylight saving time changeover in September 2022. At least for Windows 10/11, Microsoft already warns the user community that "strange" behavior could occur. This becomes a problem in international networks, where … Continue reading

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Microsoft's ex-UI chief is shocked about the Windows 11 start menu

[German]Microsoft never tires of selling the "new innovations" in the user interface of Windows 11. Some things are a matter of taste, but occasionally it is also helpful to look at other opinions. A former Microsoft employee, at the time … Continue reading

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Windows 11/Server 2022: What's new with SMB compression

[German]Brief note for administrators in companies that use Windows 11 as a client and Windows Server 2022. Microsoft has made improvements to SMB compression behavior and changes to settings. This is according to a blog post from last in the … Continue reading

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