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Windows 11 - Deploy Default Startmenu Layoutcolinardo45 DaysTipWindows 11

In Windows 11, the customization options for administrators have been further reduced. The previous possibility to customize the menu via the LayoutModification.xml file has been ...

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Windows 11 - Activate classic context menucolinardo50 DaysTipWindows 11

Short tip for those who are annoyed by the new context menu under Windows 11. But there is a hack to define the classic menu ...

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Windows 11 Download Alternative to save an ISO or create a USB stickmax56 DaysTipWindows 112 Comments

For all who are looking for an alternative download possibility for Windows 11 (Release Build 22000.194) there is the Universal MediaCreationTool Script. The MediaCreationTool.bat is ...

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Windows 11 Download (MediaCreationTool, ISO)Frank56 DaysInformationWindows 11

Microsoft released Windows 11 to the general public yesterday evening. From now on you can either download and install Windows 11 via the internal update ...

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Add an Outlook 2019 IMAP account - No more username in settings - SolutionFrank70 DaysTipOutlook & Mail1 Comment

Another curiosity under Office 2019 just hit me hard. I wanted to add a normal IMAP/SMTP account to Outlook 2019. But that was so difficult ...

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Mikrotik RouterOS 7.1rc3 adds Docker(TM) supportcolinardo74 DaysInformationRouters & Routing

Normaly a release candidate never adds new features but fixes only bugs. Mikrotik seams to be an exclusion this time. As this new feature can ...

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Windows 11 will be released on 5 October 2021Frank90 DaysInformationWindows 11

Microsoft has announced the official release date for Windows 11 on its blog: It will be distributed from October 5, 2021. However, the integration of ...

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Debian version 11 released (codename Bullseye)Frank103 DaysInformationDebian

After two years, one month and nine days of development, the Debian Project released the next stable version 11 (codenamed Bullseye) on Aug. 14, 2021. ...

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Elementary OS version 6 (Odin) releasedFrank104 DaysInformationLinux Desktop

Now I almost forgot: The Linux distribution Elementary OS version 6 (Odin) was released last week. It is based on 20.04.2 LTS but has its ...

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Vulnerability in Linux kernel file system affects many distributionsFrank131 DaysInformationLinux

Security researchers have discovered a new vulnerability in the Linux kernel (CVE-2021-33909). A vulnerability in the Linux kernel file system allows root privileges. Any unprivileged ...

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Vulnerability in Systemd affects many Linux distributionsFrank131 DaysInformationLinux

Security researchers have discovered a new vulnerability in systemd (CVE-2021-33910). The vulnerability in the system and service manager (systemd) can cause the entire operating system ...

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RouterOS 7.1beta6 - GRE Tunnel does not work with non Mikrotik devices (fix)colinardo143 DaysTipMikroTik RouterOS1 Comment

Small advice for all users trying to create a simple GRE Tunnel to a non Mikotik device under the current beta version. If the tunnel ...

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Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22000.65 availableFrank144 DaysInformationWindows 11

Microsoft has released a new Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22000.65 and fixed some bugs. You can find all the details on the official Windows ...

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Cisco WLAN access point AIR-LAP1142N and CAP2602I for SoHo useaqui148 DaysTutorialLAN, WAN, Wireless

Preamble Renewals of commercial WiFi enterprise networks cause of new standards and hence new required hardware (additional 6 GHz band etc.) result in the fact ...

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Cisco, Mikrotik, pfSense site-to-site VPN with dynamic routingaqui151 DaysTutorialRouters & Routing1 Comment

Preamble The following tutorial is an addon to existing VPN tutorials on administrator.de. It describes a mixed hardware VPN site-to-site setup between Cisco and Mikrotik ...

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Windows 11 - Microsoft is changing its famous Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) to blackcolinardo151 DaysInformationWindows 112 Comments

Nothing more important than color the newest innovation from Redmond since tomato sauce is red! The Black Screen of Death is here Cheers. ...

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Investigating and Mitigating Malicious DriversDani155 DaysInformationMicrosoft

The security landscape continues to rapidly evolve as threat actors find new and innovative methods to gain access to environments across a wide range of ...

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Windows 11: Feature deprecations and removalsFrank159 DaysInformationWindows 11

When upgrading to Windows 11 from Windows 10 or when installing an update to Windows 11, some features may be deprecated or removed. Please see ...

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Windows 11 requirementsFrank159 DaysInformationWindows 11

Here are the current Windows 11 requirements for services and hardware. According to Microsoft, the upgrade from Windows 10 to Windows 11 will be free ...

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Windows 11: Set the Start menu back to the leftFrank159 DaysTipWindows 11

In the latest Windows 11 version, the new Start menu is displayed in the centre: You can easily set it back to the left side ...

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Microsoft announces Windows 11 with new Start menuFrank159 DaysInformationWindows 1112 Comments

On June 24, 2021 Microsoft has presented the new Windows 11. Via an online event, Microsoft showed what the future of Windows 11 will bring. ...

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Windows 10 Core Isolation: Remove incompatible driversFrank161 DaysTutorialWindows 10

Hello, Actually, I just wanted to follow the Windows Security recommendations and under Settings -> Windows Security -> Core Isolation, turn on Memory Integrity. According ...

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Install Powerline for FedoraFrank161 DaysTutorialRedHat, CentOS, Fedora

Powerline is a very practical optical extension for vim and the Linux shell (bash, zsh, tmux, IPython, Awesome and Qtile). You can find an overview ...

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You Might Want to Audit Your LAPS Permissions - Part2Dani162 DaysInformationMicrosoft

Since publishing part one, I've had questions, concerns, and feedback from readers, customers, friends, and other Microsoft engineers. In today's blog, I'd like to address some of ...

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You Might Want to Audit Your LAPS Permissions - Part1Dani162 DaysInformationMicrosoft

In today's blog, I'd like to quickly talk about the Local Administrator Password Solution (aka LAPS). It's nothing new and has been around for some ...

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Preview updating PowerShell 7.2 with Microsoft UpdateDani166 DaysInformationWindows 10

Today, we’re happy to announce that we’re taking the first steps to making PowerShell 7 easier than ever to update on Windows 10 and Server. ...

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Basic Authentication and Exchange Online - June 2021 UpdateDani166 DaysInformationExchange Server

It’s been a few months since our last update on Basic Authentication in Exchange Online, but we’ve been busy getting ready for the next phase ...

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News About the June 2021 Cumulative Update for Exchange ServerDani171 DaysInformationExchange Server1 Comment

We typically release our quarterly Cumulative Updates (CUs) for Exchange Server on the third Tuesday of a month. In June 2021, that would be June ...

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Microsoft 365 Maps and LicensingDani183 DaysInformationMicrosoft2 Comments

Moin, in short: A nice, pictorial overview of the possible plans and their products: Greetings, Dani ...

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Staying on top of Office 365 UpdatesDani183 DaysTipMicrosoft

Moin! One of the main challenges when using Office 365 products and services is to stay aware of announcements, updates and upcoming features. This applies ...

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Security baseline for Microsoft Edge version 91Dani185 DaysInformationMicrosoft

We are pleased to announce the enterprise-ready release of the security baseline for Microsoft Edge, version 91! We have reviewed the new settings in Microsoft ...

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Enabling Modern Auth for OutlookDani187 DaysInformationExchange Server

Since we announced in 2019 that we would be retiring Basic Authentication for legacy protocols we have been encouraging our customers to switch to Modern ...

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Exchange Health Checker has a new homeDani187 DaysInformationExchange Server

Today, we are happy to announce that the Exchange Health Checker PowerShell script has a new home: it is now part of the Microsoft CSS-Exchange ...

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Outlook for Windows Shared Calendar Public NotificationsDani187 DaysInformationOutlook & Mail

It is with great excitement that we are announcing that we have graduated the shared calendar improvements in Outlook for Windows out of preview! This ...

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Difficulty Generating a Memory DumpDani187 DaysInformationMicrosoft

My name is Teeda, and I am a Support Escalation Engineer on the Windows Performance Team at Microsoft. This blog post provides several suggestions and ...

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FAQs from the field on KRBTGT resetDani187 DaysInformationMicrosoft

Introduction Recently I had couple of customers asking many questions on KRBTGT account password reset and Microsoft’s recommendations for this, in this article I will ...

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DST Root CA X3 Expiration (September 2021)Dani201 DaysInformationSecurity

On September 30 2021, there will be a small change in how older browsers and devices trust Let’s Encrypt certificates. If you run a typical ...

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Defenseless: Spectre Mitigations LeveragedC.R.S.214 DaysInformationDetection and blocking9 Comments

A team of University of Virginia School of Engineering computer science researchers has uncovered a line of attack that breaks all Spectre defenses, meaning that ...

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Why Exchange Server updates matterDani218 DaysInformationExchange Server

It is very important to keep updating your Exchange Servers to a supported Cumulative Update (CU). Simply put, your on-premises environments should always be ready ...

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April 2021 Microsoft Exchange Server Security UpdatesFrank230 DaysInformationExchange Server3 Comments

Microsoft has released security updates for vulnerabilities found in: Exchange Server 2013 Exchange Server 2016 Exchange Server 2019 These updates are available for the following ...