As of March 12, 2018, we will no longer be updating or maintaining the WannaCrypt Patch (MS17-10) collection. Even though we’ve removed the collection from the Collection Library, there are still ways to identify and keep computers patched. It’s been nearly a year since the mass hysteria after WannaCrypt and its nasty host of friends […]

PDQ Deploy 16 is now available  This version comes with some highly requested features and enhancements. To enable alerts for new versions of PDQ products, click Options > Preferences > Alerts (or press Ctrl+Comma) and check Auto Update Check Enabled. Once saved, click A new version is available in the status bar to download and install the new version. […]

Is your PDQ Deploy console starting to get unorganized and messy but you’re unsure where to begin cleaning it up? Are you afraid of clearing out old/unused deployments in fear of removing something relevant and making a permanent mistake? Are you even more fearful of SQL/SQLite code? Using SQLite queries can be a quick path […]

Happy SysAdmins Valentine’s Day Pink and Blue are at it again in this special Valentine’s Day themed showdown. Watch as their antics spice up in this newest installment. Who will win? Watch to find out and stay tuned for our next episode. Episode 3: Print and Prejudice Previous Episodes If you’ve missed either of the […]

A host by any other name still smells as sweet. Now that I’ve thoroughly confused myself, I’ll move on to an oft-confusing topic for many users of PowerShell; PowerShell Hosts. Over the years, I’ve seen a few posts on this topic. One of my favorites by Don Jones tries to help people understand how PowerShell works. […]

I recently did a blog post about the various PowerShell profiles. It was super thrilling. But, it left me wondering about the order in which the profiles are going to load. I realized that was the one thing that I didn’t cover, verifying the Powershell profile load order and changing the order to which they […]

PDQ Inventory version 15 is now available for download. This version comes with some very powerful new features. But first, to update PDQ Inventory to the latest version, click the “A new version is available” notice in the status bar of your console. If the update link is not visible, go to Options > Preferences […]

Here at PDQ, we recognize that the performance of both Deploy and Inventory has not been up to par. In a nutshell, we’ve dropped the ball. In the upcoming weeks and months, our focus will be on improving speed. We’ve already added improvements in the release of PDQ Inventory 15 and will continue to improve […]

Have you already failed to keep your New Year’s Resolutions? It’s only been 9 days, and if you’re like the rest of us, your resolutions have already been broken (or will be soon). New Year’s resolutions are often too large and can be overwhelming. Let’s face it, they are probably the same resolutions you’ve had […]