Tag Archives: windows

ASR rule “Block Win32 API calls from Office macros”

Microsoft says it’s fixed. It may be, but I think there’s more to it than meets the eye. Colleagues of mine noticed that, aside from shortcuts disappearing, Defender also started acting up on TortoiseProc.exe from TortoiseSVN. Notably, checkouts would fail … Continue reading

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Windows 8.1 continued pains …

So, in order to add some stuff specific to Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 I end up working a bit on Windows 8.1 these days. Mind you, it’s only for testing and therefore by no means the full horror experience. … Continue reading

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First impression of Windows Server 2012

*facepalm* // Oliver PS: does MS think that making it look like a 2D game and forcing everyone to click tiles instead of using the keyboard to navigate the startmenu makes an admin more productive? 😕

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Matching pool tags in Windows drivers

This is a note to myself, mainly. If the PROTECTED_POOL flag is set on a pool tag, freeing it will require the use of the same tag as when allocating it. For all other purposes the tag will be ignored … Continue reading

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