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CVE-2020-1530 and CVE-2020-1537 – Windows Remote Access Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability

Microsoft has recently released a security update for all supported operating systems. An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists when Windows Remote Access improperly handles memory. To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker would first have to gain execution on the victim system. An attacker could then run a specially crafted application to elevate privileges. The security …

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CVE-2020-1350 Windows DNS Server Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

Microsoft has recently released a security updates/patch for the systems running DNS service (Domain Name System) on Windows Server 2008, Window Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2016 and Windows Server 2019. This has affected Windows server core installation as well. A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Windows …

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What’s new in Windows 10, version 1909

Microsoft has released Windows 10, version 1909 also known as Windows 10 November 2019 update. This update also contains all features and fixes included in previous cumulative updates to Windows 10, version 1903. Servicing Windows 10, version 1909 is a scoped set of features for select performance improvements, enterprise features and quality enhancements. Windows Server …

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Windows emergency Meltdown patch: Microsoft stops update for AMD PCs after crash reports

Microsoft has recently released a patch to mitigate Meltdown and Spectre CPU flaw. Microsoft has scaled back its rollout of Windows patches against the Meltdown and Spectre CPU flaws after reports the updates were crashing computers with AMD processors. “To prevent AMD customers from getting into an unbootable state, Microsoft will temporarily pause sending the …

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Remove saved credentials of Windows Network sharing

In Windows operating system, you can share the folder within your local network to transfer the data from one system to another system. Sometime when you tried to access network sharing folder, you may receive the following error. Windows cannot access \COMPUTER1\COMPUTER1 Shared Generally this happens if you have changed the password of the username …

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The specified service has been marked for deletion

The specified service has been marked for deletion error

You may face a problem to delete Windows service using sc command. When you try to remove a Windows Service with sc delete <service name>, you may encounter the following error: [SC] DeleteService FAILED 1072:The specified service has been marked for deletion. Following the exact screen capture of the error message: There are several reasons …

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Delete millions of files from a folder on Windows system or server

Sometime you may need to delete a folder containing millions of files from your Windows system. Deleting them from Windows explore may consuming large amount of memory. In such event, it is better to delete such folder via Windows command prompt. To delete a folder containing large number of files via command problem, you can …

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Restrict RDP access to certain IP addresses on Windows 2008 Server

It is recommended that you restrict your Windows 2008 server’s RDP access to certain IP addresses only. This will protect your servers from unauthorized RDP access. To restrict RDP access for Windows 2008 server, you can easily do it using Windows Firewall with Advanced settings. To restrict the access, you will need to follow the …

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How to Enable or Disable Hibernate in Windows 7

In Windows 7, you can enable or disable “Hibernate” option via command prompt. You will need administrative access to you system to change this option. [1] Enable Hibernate using command prompt: – Run command prompt (cmd.exe) as an administrator – Run the following command in command prompt: powercfg /hibernate on [2] Disable Hibernate using command …

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How to disable IP version 6 (IPv6) in Windows

This article will help you disable IP version 6 (IPv6) in Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows server 2008 R2 and Windows server 2008. There are two ways as follow: [1] Download appropriate “Fix it” from the following URL: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/929852 [2] You can do it by modifying registry. This is for the advanced users only. Serious …

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Attempt to install ASP failed with error code 0x80080005 server execution failed

You may receive the following error while enabling ASP support on your Windows 2008 server from server manager: Attempt to install ASP failed with error code 0x80080005 server execution failed In most case, this error occurs if you try to enable ASP from another user. To fix this error, run server manager as an “administrator” …

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