MICROSOFT’S March 2017 PATCH RELEASES

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MICROSOFT’S March 2017 PATCH RELEASES Well after an absence last month of the usual Microsoft Patch Tuesday releases, Microsoft have bundled more in to this months release, with 18 Windows Updates for the month of March 2017. See how you can remove the risk of patch deployment by adding SnaPatch to your SCCM patching infrastructure? MS17-006 – Critical Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (4013073)…

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KB3209501 Update for SCCM 1610

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How to update to KB3209501 for Microsoft SCCM 1610 An update was released this week for SCCM 1610 KB3209501. This update fixes the following issues with Microsoft SCCM 1610; After you upgrade from Configuration Manager version 1606 to version 1610, Software Center does not open on client computers. This issue can occur if an application is deployed to the version 1606 client after the site was…

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MICROSOFT’S December 2016 PATCH RELEASES

Latest Patch Releases

MICROSOFT’S December 2016 PATCH RELEASES Microsoft have released 12 new Patch Tuesday releases for deployment this month of December. See how you can remove the risk of patch deployment by adding SnaPatch to your SCCM patching infrastructure? MS16-144 – Critical Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (3204059) This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer. The most severe of the vulnerabilities could allow remote…

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Azure VM Scheduler tasks not running

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Azure VM Scheduler tasks not running If you are having any issues with the Azure VM Scheduling tool not running a scheduled task, it could be one of the following issues First thing to check is your log file which is located in the following location: C:Program Files (x86) – SMIKAR Software – AVMS – avms.log Error 1: Scour through the log file and…

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How to upgrade SCCM 1610

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How to upgrade SCCM 1610 Microsoft have recently released the much anticipated upgrade to their System Centre Configuration Manager to version SCCM 1610. SCCM 1610 includes new features and enhancements in Office 365 management. Windows 10, application management, client management, end user experience and new functionality for customers using Intune with SCCM. A quick overview of these enhancements are; Windows 10 Upgrade Analytics integration…

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MICROSOFT’S September 2016 PATCH RELEASES

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MICROSOFT’S September 2016 PATCH RELEASES Well after a horrible last month for patches causing issues (KB3176934 breaks Windows 10 Powershell , KB3179575 causing authentication issues with Windows 2012 servers, and KB3177725 & KB3176493 causing printing issues), we are all hoping that this month’s release doesnt cause any problems. If you want to avoid issues with patch deployment, and to facilitate a quick roll back should any windows…

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Microsoft Patch KB3179575 causing authentication issues with Windows 2012 servers

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Microsoft Patch KB3179575 causing authentication issues with Windows 2012 servers Seems yet another Microsoft security patch is causing issues this month. KB3179575 which was in the August Patch Tuesday deployment is to fix issues with the Windows 2012 (not R2) operating system. Taken directly from the Microsoft site, this update includes quality improvements but no new operating system features are being introduced. The key changes include:…

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Microsoft patches KB3177725 & KB3176493 causing printing issues

Patch Management

Microsoft patches KB3177725 & KB3176493 causing printing issues Two recently released patches from Microsoft (in the August Patch Tuesday Release) seem to be causing some issues. The problematic security updates are KB3177725 and KB3176493 both which were to patch security vulnerabilities that could allow remote code execution on both Windows 7, 8, 8.1 and 10 as well as server editions of their software, Windows server 2008,…

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MICROSOFT’S August 2016 PATCH RELEASES

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The following nine Patch Tuesday updates / patches have been released by Microsoft for the August 2016 Update deployment. Are you ready to start deploying and remove the patching risk using SnaPatch Patch Management Software? MS16-095 – Critical Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (3177356) This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer. The most severe of the vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a…

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VMWare PowerCLI Installation Failed

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VMWare PowerCLI Installation Failed If you are installing VMWare’s PowerCLI for remote administration of your VMWare farm, or for SnaPatch or Snapshot Master you may at times receive the following error, “Setup has detected that the installation package is corrupted. Please be aware that this installer may have been tampered with.” One of the possible causes for this is that the root certificate for VeriSign…

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