Tag Archives: Windows 8.1

Windows 7/Server 2008 R2; Windows 8.1/Server 2012 R2: Updates (10. Januar 2023)

[German]For Windows 7 and 8.1 Ssecurity updates were released for the last time. The Windows Server counterparts 2008 R2 and 2012/R2 also received security updates on patchday. Here is an overview of these updates for Windows 7/8.1 and the corresponding … Continue reading

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Windows 7/8.1/Server 2012R2: Deactivate Google Chrome notification to upgrade to Windows 10

[German]With the end of support for the Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 operating systems, Google will also end support for the Google Chrome browser. Google has therefore started to warn users of this browser on Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 … Continue reading

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How to find weak passwords in Active Directory and eliminate them with PowerShell

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Windows 7/8.1: Google ends support in February 2023, Edge also affected

[German]The support of the Chrome browser is to be discontinued for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows 8.1 from February 2023. The Google developers are reacting to the fact that ESU support for Windows 7 SP1 will end in January 2023. … Continue reading

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Windows 8.1 was released on October 17, 2013

Small reminder: Nine years ago, on October 17, 2013, the then "new" Windows 8.1 was released as a free upgrade to the hapless Windows 8 general. The release to manufacturing (RTM) date was August 27, 2013, and my ears were … Continue reading

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Windows 7/Server 2008 R2; Windows 8.1/Server 2012 R2: Updates (October 11, 2022)

[German]Microsoft has also released security updates for Windows 7 and 8.1 as well as for the Windows Server counterparts 2008 R2 and 2012/R2 on Patchday. Here is an overview of these updates for Windows 7/8.1 and the corresponding Windows Server … Continue reading

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Windows 7/Server 2008R2; Windows 8.1/Server 2012R2: Updates (August 9, 2022)

[German]Microsoft has also released security updates for Windows 7 and 8.1 as well as for the Windows Server counterparts 2008 R2 and 2012/R2 on Patchday. Here is an overview of these updates for Windows 7/8.1 and the corresponding Windows Server … Continue reading

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Windows 8.1 now shows warnings "end of support in January 2023"

[German]Users running Windows 8.1 will now receive a warning about the end of support. Because in six months, Windows 8.1 will also reach the end of support and will then no longer receive security updates. This has been triggered with … Continue reading

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Windows 7/Server 2008R2; Windows 8.1/Server 2012R2: Updates (July 12 2022)

[German]Microsoft has also released security updates for Windows 7 and 8.1 as well as for the Windows Server counterparts 2008 R2 and 2012/R2 on Patchday. Here is an overview of these updates for Windows 7/8.1 and the corresponding Windows Server … Continue reading

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Windows 8.1 will show end of support nag screens starting July 2022 untill Jan. 2023

[German]It's hard to believe that Windows 8.1 will reach the end of support in just over six months and will no longer receive security updates. Microsoft plans to inform the remaining users who are running Windows 8.1 about the end … Continue reading

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Windows 7/Server 2008R2; Windows 8.1/Server 2012R2: Updates (June 14, 2022)

[German]Microsoft has also released security updates for Windows 7 and 8.1 as well as for the Windows Server counterparts 2008 R2 and 2012/R2 on Patchday. Here is an overview of these updates for Windows 7/8.1 and the corresponding Windows Server … Continue reading

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