Tag Archives: Windows 7

Windows Antivirus: Performance- & Stability issues

[German]In this blog post I like to take up a tiresome topic. It is about the performance and stability problems caused by virus scanners on Windows 10 clients as well as on server environments. What is the cause and what … Continue reading

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0patch fixes 0-day Adobe Type Library bug in Windows 7

[German]The team from ACROS Security have released a micropatch for Windows 7 SP1 (without ESU) for the 0-day vulnerability in the Adobe Type 1 Library that is included in all versions of Windows.  Advertising

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Patchday: Updates for Windows 7/8.1/Server (March 10 2020)

[German]On March 10, 2020, Microsoft released various (security) updates for Windows 7 SP1 (ESU) and other updates for Windows 8.1 and the corresponding server versions. Here is an overview of these updates. Advertising

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Windows 7: Securing with the 0patch solution – Part 2

[German]In Part 1, I described how I was able to install the February 2020 security update on Windows 7 SP1 using an ESU license and the ByPassESU solution. Part 2 now deals with securing a Windows 7 SP1 system after … Continue reading

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Windows 7: Forcing February 2020 Security Updates – Part 1

[German]Still using Windows 7 and interested installing the security updates from February 2020, although support for the operating system in January 2020 has fallen out of support? In this blog post I will outline an overview of several options. Advertising

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Windows 7: ESU questions and more answers – Part 4

[German]Administrators who have chosen to participate in the Extended Security Updates program will need to make some enhancements in order to receive security updates for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 in February 2020. … Continue reading

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Patchday: Updates for Windows 7/8.1/Server (Feb. 11, 2020)

[German]On February 11, 220, Microsoft released various (security) updates for Windows 7 SP1 (ESU) and other updates for Windows 8.1 and the corresponding server versions. Here is an overview of these updates. Addition: Various information about Windows 7 added. Advertising

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Windows 7 / 10 prevents shutdown / restart (Feb. 2020)

[German]Some Windows 7 users (Addendum: and Windows 10) may be surprised to find that the operating system suddenly shuts down or restarts. The operation is rejected because of missing permissions (You do not have permission to shutdown this computer). Addendum: … Continue reading

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Windows 7: Update KB4539601 / KB4539602 fixes black Desktop

[German]Microsoft has released a fix for the bug that causes a black desktop background on certain wallpapers with update KB4539601 and KB4539602 on February 7, 2020. Here are a few details. Advertising

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Windows 7 antivirus protection in 2020

[German]In this blog post I like to give a short overview for Windows 7 users who continue to use the operating system and are looking for antivirus software. Advertising

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