Tag Archives: Windows

Windows SIM: Errors on 64 bit systems with ADK

[German]There is a known issue with Windows SIM when a 64-bit Windows ADK is installed on the machine. Then administrators will get errors when creating auto anwer files for an installation. Microsoft has now released version 1903 for Windows SIM … Continue reading

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Windows 10 V1803: Force update to V1903 – Part 1

[German]Short reminder for Windows 10 users who are still using older versions up to Windows 10 Version 1803. Be prepared that these machines will be upgraded to the Windows 10 May 2019 update. In addition, Windows Update will indicate when … Continue reading

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Microsoft Security Advisories/Notifications June 2019

[German]Microsoft has released some ‘Microsoft Security Update Releases’ for Patchday and afterwards. The last one is from yesterday. Here is an overview about serveral security notifications I’ve received within the last 2 weeks. I’ve added also a list of current … Continue reading

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BlueKeep: Patch status is to low, Windows 2000 vulnerable

[German]The BlueKeep vulnerability CVE-2019-0708 is still unpatched in many systems, as new figures show. In addition, the US government warns of unpatched Windows 2000 systems.

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VC ++ 2019: The end of MS C++ Redistribution Chaos?

[English]A brief information about C++ runtime libraries and their distribution as redistribution packages with all problems of a side-by-side installation with different versions. Microsoft has responded to criticism in Visual C ++ 2019 Redistributable and uses the same files as … Continue reading

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Bitdefender released an updated GandCrab decryptor

[German]Antivirus vendor Bitdefender has released an updated version of its decryption tool for the malware GandGrab. Helps to get encrypted data back if necessary.

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Windows 8–10: Update blocks Bluetooth pairing

[German]With the June 2019 security updates for Windows 8 to Windows 10, Microsoft is also patching the Bluetooth features. Some users recognizes that their Bluetooth devices can no longer pair after installing an update. This is by design and not … Continue reading

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Tip: PowerShell workarounds for June bug in Windows Event Viewer

[German]I’ve gone into the bug in the Windows Event Viewer caused by the June 2019 patches. This article shows how to handle workarounds to using both the Event Viewer and ‘Custom Views’ on a machine via PowerShell.

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BadCert: Symcrypt vulnerability puts Windows Server at risk

[German]Google security expert Tavis Ormandy of Google’s Project Zero security initiative disclosed an unpatched vulnerability in Microsoft’s Symcrypt operating system’s main cryptographic library. The vulnerability can cause a Denial of Service (DoS) condition in Windows 8 servers and higher.

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Microsoft Security Update Summary (June 11, 2019)

[German]As of June 11, 2019, Microsoft has released numerous security updates for Windows clients and servers, for Office, etc. Here is a compact overview about these security updates.

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