Tag Archives: Windows Server 2016

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 These updates has been replaced by express updates.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.

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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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Windows Defender Update KB4052623 is causing Secure Boot issues (01/28/2019)

[German]Windows Defender anti-malware platform update KB4052623 from January 2019 prevents Windows 10 systems from starting with Secure Boot. In addition, an activated AppLocker blocks downloads. But there are workarounds for both issues .

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Is Update KB4480977 causing high TiWorker CPU load?

[German]Does the cumulative update KB4480977 dated January 17, 2019 for Windows 10 V1607 and Windows Server 2016 forces the TiWorker process to cause a high CPU load? 

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NTFS permission removed when deleting a subfolder

[German]It seems there is a strange issue within Windows Server 2016 and Windows Server 2019. Sometimes NTFS permissions are getting removed for a parent folder, if a subfolder is deleted.

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Windows Server 2016: Express Updates shipping from 11/2018

[German]A brief information for administrators who update Windows Server 2016 via WSUS (or SCCM). Starting this month, Microsoft will roll out Express Updates again.

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Windows Update KB4462917: Issue with Domain Controllers

[German]A brief information for administrators in corporate environments running domain controllers with Active Directory domains. October 2018 update KB4462917 for Windows 10 V1607 and Windows Server 2016 causes issues with domain controller promotions for new Active Directory domains in existing … Continue reading

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Windows Server: OS update for Windows Cluster required

[German]Another brief information for administrators of Clusters made of Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2016. In Windows cluster environments with Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows Server 2016, there may be issues since the July 2018 patchday.

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