Tag Archives: Word

Windows 11: Word printing issues (no graphics, blank page when PDF reader is installed)

[German]I have received reports about printing issues in Word. One reader reports that blank pages are printed in Word when PDF readers are installed. Several readers writes that graphics in .doc files are no longer printed from Word. Advertising

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Microsoft 365: Bugs in Word 365 release 2301 – Write protection blocks changes and VBA AddIns

[German]A German blog reader has pointed out nasty bugs in release 2301 of Microsoft Word from Office 365 or Microsoft 365. Read-only files can only be changed after saving them under a different name. And VBA addins can no longer … 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 ...

Word 2019: Cursor problem with Surface Studio after August 2021 update

[German]Presumably the latest security update of August 10, 2021, causes a rather exotic problem with Microsoft's Surface Studios. A blog reader pointed out, that the mouse positioning of the text cursor correctly is no longer possible in Microsoft Word 2019 … Continue reading

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Word 2013 Update KB4475525 (July 2, 2019) causing CRC error in WSUS and certificate error with ADR at SCCM

[German]A brief note to administrators in corporate environments. There are issues with update KB4475525 for Word 2013 (July 2, 2019). This cannot be imported in environments with WSUS or SCCM, but causes a CRC 32 or certificate error. Advertising

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Risk: Embedded videos in Word documents?

[German]Security experts warn of risks in Word documents. Embedded videos can be misused for attacks. The XML format of  .docx files can be misused to download dubious JavaScript code. Advertising

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Update KB3213656 causes table bug in Word/Outlook 2016

[German]Microsoft has released several updates for Office 2016 on August 8, 2017. One was Update KB3213656 for Word 2016, which causes issues with merged cells in tables. The bug affects Word 2016 and also Outlook 2016. Advertising

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Warning: Dridex botnet addresses Word zero day vulnerability

User of Microsoft Word should be rather careful, because there is a zero day vulnerability within Microsoft Word. Now Dridex botnet sends millions of spam e-mails to users, containing malware attachments, addressing this Microsoft Word zero day exploit. Advertising

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