Tag Archives: Windows

Windows 7-10: WSUS must support https soon

[German]Today a note to the administrators among my blog readers who use Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) to manage client updates. Microsoft demands that clients will soon have to communicate with WSUS via https – the September 2020 updates have … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s new designed ‘Security Update Guide’

[German]Microsoft has re-designed it’s page informing about all security updates released. The page is for IT professionals and users who are searching details about security updates from Microsoft. Advertising

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Windows 10, version 1809/190x: robocopy extensions

[German]In Windows 10 version 1809 and version 1903/1909 Microsoft has added some extensions to the robocopy command with the preview updates of September 16, 2020. To my knowledge, Microsoft has not documented anything so far. Advertising

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Windows: Edge Update KB4559309 replaced with KB4576754, fixes performance issues

[German]Microsoft has replaced the update KB4559309 for the new Edge Browser released in June 2020 with the new update KB4576754. The background was probably slow starting Windows 10 systems after applying the update KB4559309, but this was not documented in … Continue reading

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Microsoft integrates Servicing Stack Updates (SSU) in cumulative Updates (LCU)

[German]Another small addendum from last week. Microsoft has announced it’s plans to include the required Servicing Stack Updates (SSU) in future Latest Cumulative Updates (LCU). This could eliminate one cause of update errors. Advertising

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Warning about a new Emotet-Ransomeware campaign (Sept. 2020)

[German]The cyber criminals behind the blackmail Trojan Emotet malware are currently running a new ransomware campaign. Security authorities in various countries are warning of new waves of attacks. Advertising

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Microsoft Security Update Summary (September 8,2020)

[German]On September 8, 2020, Microsoft released security updates for Windows clients and servers, for Office, Internet Explorer, etc. Here you will find a compact overview of these updates. Advertising

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Realtek HDA Driver v6.0.8978.1 from Lenovo

[German] Chinese manufacturer Lenovo released version v6.0.8978.1 of the Realtek HDA driver in a 64-bit version for Windows 10 on September 4, 2020 (thanks to EP for the comment). This driver should be installable on other machines as well. Advertising

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OS /Windows/Browser Share (August 2020)

[German]At the beginning of September 2020, I would like to take a look at the current figures for desktop operating system share as of the end of August 2020. Furthermore, there is a look at the browser shares on the … Continue reading

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Windows support for package download with TLS 1.0/1.1 ends (9/24/2020)

[German]On September 24, 2020, Microsoft will discontinue support for package downloads from packages.microsoft.com over connections encrypted using TLS 1.0/1.1. Here is some information on the subject. Advertising

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