Tag Archives: Windows 8.1

Windows 7/8.1: Firefox will be support until 3. Q. 2024 at least

[German]Good news for users of Windows 7 SP1 and Windows 8.1 who want to continue using these operating systems, which have (largely) fallen out of support with Microsoft, for a while longer. Mozilla has announced that they plan to support … Continue reading

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Windows Server 20212 R2 (Essentials): Feb. 2023 updates drops install error 0x800F0922

[German]I got several reports from administrators that the February 2023 security updates to Windows Server 20212 R2 (and Windows 8.1) are causing issues and the installation is aborting with error 0x800F0922. With Windows 8.1 it is clear, because of the … 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/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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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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