Tag Archives: Windows Server 2016

Fix for Windows 10/Server 1607 update hang at 24% due to SSU KB4601392

[German]Administrators of Windows 10 version 1607 clients and Windows Server 1607 systems are complaining that installation of the Feb. 9, 2021 security update is stuck at 24%. Microsoft has withdrawn an update and has now released a revised servicing stack … Continue reading

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Windows Server 2016: Microsoft confirms bug in Group Policy Editor

[German]Security update KB4577015, released September 8, 2020, causes a wsecedit.dll error in GPO-MMC on Windows Server 2016, rendering the Group Policy Editor unusable.  But there is a temporary workaround to prevent the crash and Microsoft has admitted the bug in … Continue reading

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Windows Server 2016: Workaround for GPO-MMC wsecedit.dll error

[German]Is anyone affected by the GPO-MMC wsecedit.dll error in Windows Server 2016 caused by security update KB4577015 dated September 8, 2020? There is a temporary workaround to prevent the crash. This can be used until a fix from Microsoft is … Continue reading

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Windows Server 2016: Update KB4577015 throws a GPO MMC wsecedit.dll error

[German]Security update KB4577015, dated September 8, 2020, causes problems on Windows Server 2016, which acts as the domain controller. The Group Policy Editor (gpedit.msc) throws a wsecedit.dll error when loading an MMC snap-in when changing security options. Advertising

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Solution for slow start of Windows Server 2016?

[German]Some administrators are complaining about the slow restart of Windows Server 2016 during update installations. A blog reader contacted me about this and I'm bringing up the topic again in a post. Advertising

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Windows Server 2016: Security-Bug in Profile Security Settings

[German]German blog reader Martin Feuerstein pointed out a bug in the security permissions of the default user in Windows Server 2016. I am reporting the details here, maybe somebody else can confirm it. Advertising

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Windows Server 2016: Where to get Express-Updates for download?

[German]Since May 2019, Microsoft has stopped distributing Delta updates to Windows 10 and its server counterparts. These updates has been replaced by express updates. The problem a blog reader pointed out: Microsoft Update Catalog doesn't offer express updates for direct … Continue reading

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Windows Server 2016: KB4487006 causes Blue Screens

[German]Update KB4487006 released by Microsoft in February 2019 for Windows 10 V1607 and its server counterpart KB4487006 causes some servers to crash with blue screens. Advertising

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Failover-Cluster (SQL): No DNS registration after update

[German]Here is a strange observation of a blog reader on Windows Server 2016 systems running as failover clusters (SQL). After the February 2019 updates have been installed, virtual accounts can no longer be registered in the DNS. An error entry … Continue reading

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Windows Server 2016: Empirical proof of slow Update installs

[German]Administrators of Windows Server 2016 systems have been plagued by very slow update installation since the release of this operating system. Now I have empirical test data showing how lame the server are when installing updates – compared with Windows … Continue reading

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