Tag: Windows 8

Microsoft News Summary – 26 August 2014

I know very few businesses deployed Windows 8, but any "upgrade" that requires a wipe & replace is not a service pack. However, that’s what Microsoft now thinks, and that’s had an impact on the Windows 8 support policy. Someone in Redmond needs a quick kick in the nether region, because coffee clearly won’t be…

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Microsoft Fraks Up Patches AGAIN

I’m sick of this BS. Microsoft is investigating behavior in which systems may crash with a 0x50 Stop error message (bugcheck) after any of the following updates are installed: 2982791 MS14-045: Description of the security update for kernel-mode drivers: August 12, 2014 2970228 Update to support the new currency symbol for the Russian ruble in…

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Microsoft News Summary – 17 July 2014

This week’s Microsoft news has been dominated by the cryptic letter by Satya Nadella and the pending (and obviously required) layoffs after the completion Nokia acquisition. Let’s stick to the techie stuff: Windows Azure Pack – Active Directory Design Choices: A post on design considerations for Active Directory in a Windows Azure Pack environment. Azure…

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KB2927313–Hyper- VM Won’t Start Because The Security ID Structure Is invalid (0x80070539)

Microsoft posted a new support article for when a virtual machine cannot start – The security ID structure is invalid (0x80070539). This affects Hyper-V on WS2012, WS2012 R2, Windows 8 and Windows 8.1. Symptoms Starting an imported virtual machine under Hyper-V sometimes fails with an error message that states “The security ID structure is invalid…

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