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New Memory Integrity Scan Tool Lets Users Check for Compatibility Issues on Windows PCs

Microsoft has recently released a new tool that enables Windows users to detect compatibility issues with memory integrity (also known as hypervisor-protected code integrity (HVCI)). The memory integrity scan tool is available to download on Windows 10, Windows 11, and Windows Server machines. What is memory integrity? Memory integrity is a built-in feature that helps…

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Microsoft Releases Updates to Fix Secure Boot Flaw on Windows 10/11 and Windows Server

Microsoft has released new security patches to address the BlackLotus UEFI security flaw in all supported versions of Windows 11 and 10 as well as Windows Server. The vulnerability (CVE-2023-24932) could enable threat actors to bypass Secure Boot and other advanced protections on fully updated Windows machines. The Secure Boot feature allows users to prevent…

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Windows LAPS is Now Natively Integrated on Windows 11, Windows 10, and Windows Server

Last Update: May 03, 2023

Microsoft’s new Windows Local Administrator Password Solution (LAPS) is now natively integrated into Windows 11, Windows 10, and Windows Server. Windows LAPS lets IT Pros secure local administrator accounts on Windows devices, and it supports on-premises Active Directory and Azure Active Directory scenarios.  With the release of the April 2023 Patch Tuesday updates yesterday, Windows…

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Microsoft Confirms Interoperability Issues Between New Windows LAPS and Legacy LAPS Policies

Microsoft is investigating an interoperability issue between the new Windows Local Administrator Password Solution (LAPS) and legacy LAPS policies. The company has confirmed that installing the April 2023 Patch Tuesday updates will break the functionality of both Windows LAPS and legacy LAPS on Windows devices. Earlier this week, Microsoft announced the native integration of Windows…

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How to Install WSL on Windows Server

Last Update: Apr 10, 2023

WSL allows you to run applications natively as Linux processes on Windows. Learn how to install and use WSL on Windows Server here. Which versions of Windows Server support WSL? According to Microsoft documentation, the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) is available for installation on Windows Server 2019 (1709) and above. This includes the few Windows Server…

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SMB Compression Lowers Bandwidth and Improves Copy Times in Windows Server and Azure

Last Update: Feb 20, 2023

SMB Compression improves speeds and lowers bandwidth utilization when copying large files across the network.

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Microsoft Releases Fix for Hyper-V VM Issues in Windows Server

Microsoft released yesterday out-of-band updates for Windows Server 2019 and Windows Server 2022. The updates are meant to address an issue that prevents users from creating virtual machines (VMs) on some Hyper-V hosts. The company previously explained that the problem could arise after installing the December Patch Tuesday updates on Hyper-V hosts that use Software…

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Microsoft to Fix New Bug Breaking Hyper-V VMs in Windows Server

Earlier this week, Microsoft released the December 2022 Patch Tuesday updates for various supported versions of Windows. Now, the company has warned that the latest Windows Server updates could prevent IT admins from creating new virtual machines (VMs) in some Hyper-V hosts. “After installing KB5021249 on Hyper-V hosts managed by Software Defined Networking (SDN) configured…

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Microsoft Rolls Out Fix for LSASS Memory Leak Bug Affecting Windows Server

Microsoft has released a fix for a memory leak bug in LSASS that could have caused some domain controllers to automatically restart or stop working. The company first acknowledged the issue following the release of the November 2022 Patch Tuesday updates last month. Local Security Authority Subsystem Service (LSASS) is a Windows process on an…

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What is Azure Arc?

Last Update: Dec 14, 2022

A first look at Microsoft Azure’s new cross-platform hybrid management service, Azure Arc.

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