Tag Archives: Windows

Windows: DirectAccess discontinued; Always On VPN recommended

[German]Since Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2, DirectAccess has enabled clients to connect to corporate networks without installing a VPN. Microsoft has now declared DirectAccess as deprecated in Windows. As of June 2024, there is a new entry in … Continue reading

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Windows June 2024 updates: LSass bug fixed; AuthLite on domain controllers broken and more

[German]On June 11, 2024, Microsoft released its security updates for this month. The updates fix the LSass bug (memory leak), update Curl.exe and bring some other changes. But I have received an initial report of installation problems. And under Windows … Continue reading

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How to find weak passwords in Active Directory and eliminate them with PowerShell

[Sponsored Post]Weak or compromised passwords are a known gateway for attackers. If you are able to identify which users in Active Directory (AD) are threatened by this, then PowerShell can help to remedy it. However, PowerShell scripts cannot eliminate basic AD deficits, other tools are needed for this. More ...

Microsoft Security Update Summary (June 11, 2024)

[German]On June 11, 2024, Microsoft released security updates for Windows clients and servers, Office and other products. The security updates fix 51 vulnerabilities (CVEs), including one critical vulnerability. Below is a compact overview of these updates that were released on … Continue reading

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Edge 125.0.2535.67 update bypasses WSUS (May 2024)

[German]This smells like trouble for administrators in enterprise environments, where the Edge browser is usually used. A blog reader informed me that the Edge had updated to version 125.0.2535.67, although this is definitely not released in the WSUS. Advertising

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Windows Server 2019 OOB update KB5039705: Fails on Citrix with error 0x8007371B

[German]In mid-May 2024, Microsoft released the out-of-band update KB5039705 for Windows Server 2019, which is intended to correct the installation error 0x800f0982 of the security update KB5037765 from May 2024 on systems with a non-English language pack. However, administrators in … Continue reading

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Asus ZenBook: Updates fails with error 0x801901f4

[German]Users with notebooks from the Asus ZenBook series (but perhaps also other models) are faced with the problem of not being able to install Windows updates because they fail with the error code 0x801901f4. However, there is a solution to … Continue reading

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Windows 10: What generates masses of mat-debug*.log files?

[German]I'm posting another topic here on the blog that a reader asked me about at the beginning of May 2024. He notes that the Defender Core service under Windows 10 Pro was started unexpectedly just over a month ago. Since … Continue reading

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Microsoft Security Update Summary (May 14, 2024)

[German]On May 14, 2024, Microsoft released security updates for Windows clients and servers, for Office and for other products. The security updates fix 49 vulnerabilities (CVEs), including three critical vulnerabilities. Below is a compact overview of these updates that were … Continue reading

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Adobe Acrobat Reader 24.002.20687: Crashes on RDS server

[German]I got several reports from administrators, facing issues with Adobe Acrobat Reader 24.002.20687 in a RDS server environment. It seems that the Adobe Acrobat Reader is crashing since mid April 2024, due to a "test version" integrated in the newest … Continue reading

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Windows 10/11/Server 2022: Microsoft says "No more fix for installation error 0x80070643 during WinRE update"

[German]Since January 2024, users of Windows 10 and Windows 11 (as well as Windows Server 2022) have been struggling with Microsoft's attempt to install an update to the WinRE environment. In January 2024, numerous users around the patchday were met … Continue reading

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