Category: Tech News

  • The new Areca ARC-1686-2NOD

    For the past two weeks we have enjoyed getting familiar with a true Raid adapter for NVMe M.2 drives. This “2NOD” model will host just 2 drives but they do offer a “4NOD” & “6NOD” model for larger drive arrays. We took time to try this newly available offering from Areca in a few different […]

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  • Microsoft releases impressive July 2022 Security Patch

    Microsoft released a new round of updates (KB5015807) to address 84 new security flaws spanning many product categories, including a zero-day vulnerability that’s under active attack in the wild. Out of 84 security flaws 4 are rated Critical, and 80 are rated Important in severity. Another two other bugs are in the Chromium-based Edge browser, […]

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  • Windows 10 VPN Client February 2022 – Steps to fix

    We recently noticed many clients reporting issues with their Windows built in Microsoft VPN Client no longer connecting. The VPN Client displays the message “Can’t connect to VPN. The L2TP connection attempt failed because the security layer encountered a processing error during initial negotiations with the remote computer” In the Application event log errors from […]

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  • McAfee Definition Version 10234 and higher

    We have confirmed recently released versions of McAfee’s definition files detects Screen Connect or ConnectWise Control products as “UnWanted Programs”. We are told previous detections from the McAfee team have detected these products as “RDN/ScreenConnect” and another incident detecting them as “ScreenConnect”. Today we can confirm they have changed the detection name to “ConnectWise”. All […]

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  • Microsoft Windows Servers effected by January Update

    It appears we have noticed another problematic Microsoft update but this time its effecting Windows Server 2012R2, 2019 and 2022 versions. Calls have mainly been about Server 2012R2 and only a few about the new 2019 and 2022 versions. We found removing the updates appears to be the only work around and it does require […]

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  • After installing update KB5008212, Outlook messages are missing from the search results

    After installing update KB5008212, Outlook emails are missing from the Outlook search results. This update was released on January 5, 2022 and as of January 13, 2022 we have witnessed it is still being installed via the Windows Update Service. The status of when this update might be pulled from the Microsoft update pool is […]

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