Windows Server 2008 R2

MS15-068–SERIOUS Hyper- V Security Vulnerability

July 15, 2015 // 0 Comments

This is one of those rare occasions where I’m going to say: put aside everything you are doing, test this MS15-068 patch now, and deploy it as soon as possible. The vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution in a host context if a specially crafted application is run by an authenticated [...]

Microsoft News – 24 February 2015

February 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

Here is the latest news in the world of Microsoft infrastructure: Hyper-V Hyper-V receives Red Hat certification: Add RHEL 7.0 to the list on WS2012 R2 Generation 1 and Generation 2 VMs, along with WS2012 and W2008 R2 SP1. Windows Server Storage Spaces Performance Tuning: A post I wrote on [...]

Microsoft Fraks Up Patches AGAIN

August 18, 2014 // 3 Comments

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 [...]

Microsoft News Summary – 7 May 2014

May 7, 2014 // 0 Comments

Between a bank holiday and some travel, I’ve been unable to post, but I’ve saved up the headlines from those days: Windows Server Backup does not work correctly after you perform a bare metal recovery: This problem occurs because the Windows Server backup engine (Wbengine.exe) crashes when the [...]
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