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 […]

Sadly, the world (and we mean the whole world) is faced with two newly identified hardware vulnerabilities, this time with Meltdown and Spectre. These vulnerabilities are OS agnostic, being a vulnerability in modern CPU architecture (thanks Parallel Processing!). Both are able to access memory (information) from other applications and processes (control) other than their own. […]

It’s that time of year, when we all drink a little too much eggnog, gain a little too much weight, and spend way too much money. But by the time the New Year comes, we all stop to reflect on just how much we really mean to one another. Without our fellow Sys Admin’s we […]

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) […]