Category: Scanning

“The time has come,” the PDQ employee said, “to talk of many things…” Welcome back to our continuing series on the many things in PDQ Deploy that you may not know, or may have forgotten. We’ve already brought you Copy Mode, Run As Options, and Offline Statuses; today we’ll discuss the very helpful Scan After feature. […]

As the saying goes, “Ya know, you don’t know what you don’t know”. Instead of delving into the tautology of that statement, let’s just start right out describing seven features of PDQ Inventory that may have been lost in the cracks, fallen through the weeds, been forgotten, are brand new, or have otherwise gotten lost […]

If you’re looking for an easier way to scan the registry of your computers, you are at the right place. There are just a few steps to take to set up a Scan Profile with a registry scanner to find what you are looking for. Watch a video tutorial, or follow the steps below. Setting […]

PDQ Inventory is especially useful for keeping tabs on application information. Building dynamic collections in PDQ Inventory can answer questions like: “Are all of our devices up to date?” and “Which devices are most vulnerable right now?”. For some examples, we will use PDQ Inventory to find computers that have multiple anti-spyware applications installed and, […]

Utilizing the CLI interface (available in both PDQ Deploy and PDQ Inventory) we showed you initiating deployments and scans using PowerShell in this webcast. Why use the CLI? There are a few scenarios this can be handy, such as if you are on a remote computer and cannot access the console. Perhaps you want to […]

Earlier we explored the power of custom fields for keeping track of unique information on your computers. But what if you need to track this custom information on 100s or more computers? Adding this data in one computer at a time isn’t the most efficient use of a sys admin’s time. There are a number […]