New Windows Server KB5039227 and KB5039217 updates fix LSASS crashes

June 11, 2024 at 03:32PM Microsoft released Windows Server 2022 KB5039227 and Windows Server 2019 KB5039217 updates as part of June 2024 Patch Tuesday, fixing 51 vulnerabilities. The latter resolves LSASS process crashes and memory leaks, with no known issues, while the former fixes additional bugs including SMB over QUIC issues and Outlook search problems, … Read more

Microsoft: Copilot ‘app’ on Windows Server mistakenly added by Edge

April 18, 2024 at 08:13AM Microsoft revealed that the Copilot app, added to Windows installs by recent Edge updates, doesn’t collect or relay data, but was mistakenly included. Though tested in Windows Server 2025, it faced backlash and was removed. However, it unexpectedly appeared in Windows Server 2022 and impacted Windows 10 and 11. Microsoft … Read more

Microsoft: New Copilot app added by Edge doesn’t collect data

April 17, 2024 at 08:17AM Microsoft added the Copilot app via recent Edge updates to Windows devices without permission, causing concerns. The app does not collect or transmit data and is intended for future Windows Copilot enablement. However, it erroneously appears as installed. Microsoft plans to resolve the issue and is testing ads in the … Read more

Windows Server 2022 patch is breaking apps for some users

January 17, 2024 at 06:56AM The latest Windows Server 2022 patch, KB5034129, has caused issues with the Chrome browser and other Chromium-based browsers, as well as the Snipping Tool and Firefox. Users are experiencing problems with graphical subsystems, resulting in failures to open or blank white boxes. Some have resorted to uninstalling the update or … Read more

Windows Server 2022 update gave ESXi host VMs the blue screen blues

November 16, 2023 at 10:52AM Microsoft’s Ignite event will likely not address the problematic Windows Server 2022 Virtual Machines caused by the KB5031364 October update. The update caused issues with starting VMs on VMware ESXi hosts. Microsoft released a fix in November’s update, KB5032198. Administrators had workarounds before the fix, and users expressed disappointment in … Read more

Microsoft fixes Windows Server VMs broken by October updates

November 15, 2023 at 03:57PM Microsoft has fixed a known issue causing blue screens and boot failures in Windows Server 2022 virtual machines (VMs) deployed on VMware ESXi hosts. The problem affected guest VMs on VMware ESXi hosts with an AMD Epyc physical processor. A Windows Server 2022 cumulative update, KB5032198, has now resolved the … Read more

Microsoft shares temp fix for broken Windows Server 2022 VMs

November 9, 2023 at 01:11PM Microsoft has acknowledged a problem causing Windows Server 2022 VMs to experience blue screens and boot failures on VMware ESXi hosts. The issue is related to a specific update released in October 2023. VMware ESXi hosts with certain configurations are affected. Microsoft is working on a fix, but in the … Read more

October Windows Server updates cause Hyper-V VM boot issues

October 17, 2023 at 08:37AM Hyper-V hosts running Windows Server 2019 and Windows Server 2022 are experiencing issues with virtual machines (VMs) failing to boot after installing certain Patch Tuesday updates. Uninstalling the problematic updates resolves the issue, and Microsoft has yet to acknowledge it. In the past, the company released emergency updates to fix … Read more