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Warning: Fake Windows 11 installer ships malware

[German]The curiosity about Windows 11 tempts some users to install pre-release versions on their computers. This is not a problem, as there are corresponding installation images directly from Microsoft for Windows Insiders as regular updates for Windows 10 machines. However, … Continue reading

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Windows Store for Business dies in Q1 2023

[German]Soon, the “new Microsoft Store” will be available for Windows 10 and Windows 11. This implies that the previous approach will soon die. Microsoft plans to discontinue the Windows Store for Business in the first quarter of 2023, as the … Continue reading

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HiveNightmare: New details about Windows vulnerability CVE-2021-36934

[German]Windows 10 has a serious vulnerability CVE-2021-36934 as of version 1809, which allows the Security Accounts Manager (SAM) database to be read via VSS shadow copies. This opens the door for local attackers to gain privileges from administrators and potentially … Continue reading

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Windows 10 upgrade breaks SAM access rights from 1809 upward, user access possible

[German]It seems that Windows 10 feature updates from version 1809 up to the current version 21H1 change the access rights to the SAM database so that non-administrative users can access it. The cause could be the volume shadow copies (Shadow … Continue reading

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Microsoft explains the Windows 11 context menu and the Share dialog

[German]In fall of 2021, Microsoft will most likely release Windows 11 and then roll it out more broadly in 2022 (see Has Intel revealed the October 2021 release date and name for Windows 11?). This will include a user interface … Continue reading

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Has Intel revealed the October 2021 release date and name for Windows 11?

[German]Let me put it this way: For me, it has been clear since the presentation that Microsoft will release its Windows 11 so sometime in October 2021 – even though the broad rollout with a free Windows 10 upgrade is … Continue reading

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Microsoft defends the minimum Windows 11 system requirements

[German]After the massive uncertainty regarding the minimum system requirements for systems with Windows 11, Microsoft has published an update about these requirements on the Windows blog just in time for the release of the first Insider Preview. There, Redmond explains … Continue reading

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Windows 11: First Insider Preview Build 22000.51

[German]As expected, Microsoft has released the first Insider Preview of Windows 11 for testers on June 28, 2021. Specifically, it is build 22000.51, which will be rolled out as a 64-bit version in various languages and SKUs for Windows Insiders. … Continue reading

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Windows 11: No TPM required?

[German]Will Trusted Platform Module (TPM) not be a requirement for Windows 11 installation after all? After “TPM 2.0 is needed for Windows 11” and the “TPM 1.2 is also sufficient for Windows 11”, I would like to add another volte-face. … Continue reading

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Windows 11: These features disappear

[German]With the introducing of Windows 11 on June 24, 2021 (seeYes, Microsoft introduced Windows 11), Microsoft is ushering in a new era and plans to phase out Windows 10 in 2025 (see Will Windows 10 end on October 14, 2025? … Continue reading

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