Intel has released the INTEL-SA-00086 Detection Tool so you can identify which computers are vulnerable to the recently found Intel® Management Engine (ME) security vulnerabilities. For those that have been living under a rock, a number of vulnerabilities have been discovered in Intel chips, yes, physical chips. Here’s how you can use PDQ Deploy and Inventory […]

Want to make sure your colors and font are always the same? Want to make sure you always load a specific PowerShell module? Want a nice little message each time you load PowerShell? PowerShell profiles are the answer! What are PowerShell Profiles? Simply put, a PowerShell profile is a script that runs when I load […]

Introducing Our Newsletter To all of our loyal PDQ followers and you soon to be followers (hint, hint, and yes Mike, I’m talking to you!). We have just released our very first ever PDQ Newsletter. We know newsletters are usually brought to you in print, but to accommodate Lex, who dun’ never learnt to read […]

Have you ever grown tired of looking at the different colors of the PowerShell console? Have you ever thought to change your PowerShell console colors? I have dabbled and changed them up a bit myself, but there some things to keep in mind. At the PowerShell and DevOPs Summit earlier this year Don Jones (PowerShell MVP) […]

Good news, everyone! Did you know that it is super easy to add users to Active Directory with PowerShell? Yep, not kidding. It really is super easy. This reminds me of my college days… *start reminiscing now* Once upon a time, I went to college and studied science. Life was good. Scientists are cool. Bowties […]

If you’ve ever used the Remote Desktop Connection Manager (RDCMan), you might be familiar with how obnoxious it can be trying to configure groups and servers manually. This is especially true if you often need to change servers between groups, or create temporary groupings of servers for any reason. Are you tired of saving these […]

Did you know about 74 percent of young girls express interest in STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) and computer science? Did you know 57 percent (aka the majority) of women participate in the workforce in the US? These large numbers make me so happy until I’m smacked with the realization that women only make up 26 percent […]

“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. […]

It is that time again for some more juicy tidbits to speed up your use of PDQ Deploy. We’ve now shown you Copy Mode and Run As Options and today it’s all about Offline Statuses. I’m sure you’ve run into this before; you’ve spent precious time creating a silent deployment, determining targets that need an update, and then […]