Tag Archives: Windows

Microsoft fixes the Windows Defender sfc bug (August 2019)

[English]Microsoft has just fixed the error caused by Defender when executing the command sfc /scannow. Here is some information on this topic. Advertising

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Fix for VB6, VBA, VBScript bug?

[German]On August 16, 2019, Microsoft released updated updates for Windows to fix issues with VB6, VBA, and VBScript. On August 17, 2019 more updates for Windows 10 has been released. Advertising

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Windows 10 V1903 Bitlocker issue: TPM 2.0 drops error 10

[German]Is there an issue with the Trusted Platform Module 2.0 on Windows 10 version 1903? I got reports that TPM is causing error code 10 in Device Manager. Then of course Bitlocker does not work anymore. Advertising

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Beware of Dism++ with Windows customizations

[German]A brief note for fans of the software tool Dism ++. You can get into a lot of trouble with this tool when customizing Windows installations. Here a few things I became aware of. Advertising

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August 2019 Updates: Issues with VB6, VBA and VBScript

[German]As of August 2019, Microsoft will cut VBScript support in Internet Explorer. Now there are problems with the Windows security updates from August 2019 in connection with Visual Basic (VB6, VBA and VBScript). Advertising

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Windows: Critical Patches (CVE-2019-1181/CVE-2019-1182) August 13, 2019

[German]As of August 13, 2019 (2nd Tuesday of the month, Patchday) Microsoft has released a series of security updates. These include extremely critical updates that close vulnerabilities exploitable by computer worms (CVE-2019-1181/CVE-2019-1182). Advertising

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Microsoft Security Update Summary (August 13, 2019)

[German]As of August 13, 2019, Microsoft released security updates for Windows clients and servers, Office, etc. Here is a compact overview of these updates. Advertising

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Fix for issues on Windows share from macOS

[German]Since Microsoft released update KB4503276 of June 2019, users of macOS have had problems accessing shares on Windows machines (clients and servers). SMB1 and LTLM are causing problems. Apple has now published a KB article on this topic. Advertising

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Some Windows driver vulnerable to Privilege Escalation

[German]Security researchers have found in an analysis of legitimate device drivers that more than 40 drivers from at least 20 hardware vendors are vulnerable to privilege escalation. Advertising

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RDP vulnerability puts Hyper-V at risk

[German]There is a vulnerability in Microsoft’s Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) that can be exploited to break out of guest VMs running on Hyper-V in Windows 10/Azure. Advertising

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