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  • AskWoody Lounge beta test continues

    Posted on January 6th, 2017 at 14:40 woody Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    Calling all testers. I know it ain’t perfect, but I’ve made a few tweaks and would appreciate it if you could log in and respond to the first post…

    Unless I have to throw out bbPress altogether, we’re close to converting the site over – to growing the appendage.

  • Security patches KB 3205394, 3206632, 3205386 crash Active Directory Admin Center

    Posted on January 6th, 2017 at 07:32 woody Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    Reports are spreading.

    InfoWorld Woody on Windows

    So, anybody care to guess how Microsoft will handle this problem? We appear to have three Win10 cumulative updates and four Win7/8.1 monthly patches, all with the same bug. It’s not a big deal, unless you’re using the Active Directory Admin Center (or SCCM).

    I see a few possibilities:

    • “Patch” ADAC (which probably isn’t broken)
    • Post a manual workaround and forget about it
    • Post hotfixes for the Win10 versions, or at least 1607
    • Re-release the Win7 and 8.1 patches

    Let’s see how MS reacts.

    Thanks to Paul and MH.