Tag Archives: Windows Server 2008 R2

Patchday: Windows Server 2008 R2 boot in Recovery mode

[German]Regarding the January 2020 security updates for Windows Server 2008 R2, there are some reports that the machines go into recovery mode after that date. Advertising

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Windows 7 Extended Security Update (ESU) program available

[German]Microsoft’s Windows 7 Extended Security Updates (ESU) program is now available since December 2, 2019. Enterprise users can use this program to purchase extended security updates from the end of support (14.1.2020) until early 2023. Here is another short summary … Continue reading

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Support for Windows Server 2008/R2 ends Jan. 14, 2020

[German]The end of support for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 happens on January 14, 2020. Without migration, organizations risk security issues and compliance violations. Microsoft advises Windows Server 2008 customers to quickly migrate to Azure Cloud. But … Continue reading

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Windows 7/Server 2008/R2: 0patch delivers security patches after support ends

[German]Good news for users of Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008/R2. Support for these operating systems is phasing out, but 0patch plans to continue providing security fixes after the End of Life (EOL). Advertising

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Windows Updates KB4512506/KB4512486 drops error 0x80092004

[German]A brief information for users who install the August 2019 security updates KB4512506 or KB4512486 for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 in an installation error 0x80092004. It is highly likely that updates to retrofit SHA-2 support will … Continue reading

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Symantec/Norton blocks Windows Updates (SHA-2)

[German]Users of Windows systems that have Symantec Antivirus or Norton Antivirus installed are running into trouble as of August 2019-Patchday. These antivirus solutions are blocking the delivery of security updates signed with SHA-2 only, at least on Windows 7 SP1 … Continue reading

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Windows 7: Support ends in 6 months

[German]A brief Note – we just have had July 14, 2019, which means exactly 6 months until January 14, 2020. This is the last day of updates for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 / R2. These operating system are … Continue reading

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Windows Server 2008/R2: Update KB4493448 fixes Netdom

[German]A small addendum to the March/April patchday for Windows. Under Windows Server 2008/R2 netdom.exe was broken after installation of the SHA 2 update. The security update KB4493448 from April 2019 fixes this again. Advertising

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Does the Fix KB4487345 fail on Windows Server 2008 R2?

[German]Microsoft recently released Fix KB4487345 to fix the network bug in Windows 7 Service Pack 1 and Windows Server 2008 R2. Now there are users claiming, that this fix should not work on Windows Server 2008 R2. Advertising

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Update KB4099950 for Windows 7/Server 2008 R2

[German]Microsoft has surprisingly released update KB4099950 for Windows 7 SP1. It is a maintenance update to fix the problems with the virtual network adapters (NIC problem) caused by the KB4088875 and KB4088878 security updates of March 13, 2018. Advertising

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