Tag Archives: Windows Vista

Windows Vista: No more unofficial updates due to SHA2

[German]A brief information for people who still use Windows Vista. Since July 2019 the unofficial approach to install Windows Server 2008 SP2 updates seems to simply doesn’t work anymore. But there is a solution. Advertising

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Patchday: More Microsoft updates May 8, 2018

[German]On May 8, 2018 (patchday) Microsoft has released further updates for Internet Explorer, Windows Server, etc. In this blog post I added details about selected patches which are not included in the other posts linked at the end of the … Continue reading

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Unofficial Windows Vista updates (February 2018)

[German]Another contribution for users who still use Windows Vista and need updates. Support has expired, but you can still update the operating system with security updates. Here are the update infos for February 2018. Advertising

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Windows Vista: Unofficial September 2017 updates

[German]This blog post describes a list of (unofficial) security updates from September 12, 2017, useable for Windows Vista. But the update installation has to be done manually. Advertising

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Unofficial Windows Vista Updates (July 11, 2017)

[German]This blog post describes a list of (unofficial) security updates from July 11, 2017, useable for Windows Vista. But the update installation has to be done manually. Advertising

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Windows Vista: Patching beyond EOL till January 2020

[German]Microsoft has ended support for Windows Vista back in April 2017. But there is a way, to support Windows Vista with security updates till January 2020. Here are the details. Advertising

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Windows Vista reached End of Live (April 11, 2017)

PSA: Just a short note – today is another patchday, where we will see the last time updates for Windows Vista. Then this operating system reaches end of live. Advertising

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Update KB3217877 for Windows Vista/Server 2008

[German]Microsoft has released Update KB3217877 for Windows Vista/Windows Server 2008 at 03/21/2017. Because this Update hasn’t been documented, till yet, here a few details. Addendum: I’ve amended some parts, the fixed issue is now documented. Advertising

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Windows 10: file system error (-1073741819) – ‘extended attributes are inconsistent’

[German]Some Windows users are facing a strange error: Suddenly the user account control (UAC) fails and the administrator account doesn’t work anymore. In some cases, the error message “file system error (-1073741819)” or the error  ‘extended attributes are inconsistent’ will … Continue reading

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