Tag Archives: Windows 8.1

Windows: Incorrect disk layout causes trouble with updates and feature upgrades

[German]If the disk layout on Windows machines does not comply with Microsoft specifications, this can quickly lead to trouble. During update installation, rollbacks occur and the installation of the feature updates fails due to an error message. Here is a … Continue reading

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Windows 8.1 Pro: Defender triggers alarm after installing KB4580347

[German]Does the monthly security quality rollup for Windows 8.1 KB4580347 trigger a false alarm for Windows Defender? A German blog reader told me that a few days ago by mail. Advertising

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Patchday: Windows 8.1/Server 2012-Updates (Nov. 10, 2020)

[German]On November 10, 2020, Microsoft released various updates for Windows 8.1. These updates are also available for Windows Server 2012 R2. Here is some information about them. Advertising

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Patchday: Windows 8.1/Server 2012 Updates (Oct. 13, 2020)

[German]On October 13, 2020, Microsoft released various updates for Windows 8.1. These updates are also available for Windows Server 2012 R2. Here is some information about them. Advertising

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Patchday: Windows 8.1/Server 2012-Updates (September 8, 2020)

[German]On September 8, 2020, Microsoft released various updates for Windows 8.1. These updates are also available for Windows Server 2012 R2. Here is some information about them. Advertising

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Microsoft: Flash Player will be removable in autumn, support will end in 2021

[German]Microsoft points out in a new post that support for the Adobe Flash Player will generally be discontinued at the end of 2020. Then the Flash Player will be removed from Windows 10. Users should be able to uninstall the … Continue reading

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Windows 8.1 slow after flash update KB4561600

[German]A blog German reader informed me about an interesting observation in connection with the flash update KB4561600 under Windows 8.1. After the monthly patchday his system was extremely slow. After some searching he found the root cause and a fix. … Continue reading

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Windows 8.1/ Windows Server 2012 R2: Update KB4578013

[German]Microsoft has released an unscheduled security update KB4578013 for Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 on August 19, 2020. It is a revision to remediate the Remote Access Elevation of Privileges vulnerabilities that were patched on … Continue reading

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Patchday: Windows 8.1/Server 2012-Updates (August 11, 2020)

[German]On August 11, 2020, Microsoft released various updates for Windows 8.1. These updates are also available for Windows Server 2012 R2. Here is some information about them. Advertising

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Patchday: Windows 8.1/Server 2012-Updates (July 14, 2020)

[German]On 14 July 2020, Microsoft released various updates for Windows 8.1. These updates are also available for Windows Server 2012 R2. Here is some information about them. Advertising

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