Author: Shane Corellian

“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 […]

We recently started this new series to bring you delightful little nuggets of information for PDQ Deploy. Last time we brought you details on the Copy Mode, today we bring you the Run As options. There are situations when you need to change up how PDQ Deploy will run deployments. For the most part, running […]

So, you’ve been using PDQ Deploy for a while now and you’ve got the basics down, but you might not have explored all the smaller items that make it all the more powerful. In this new series, we will bring to you some nuggets of useful tips, tricks, and helpful information that will help you […]

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 […]

“So let it be written, so let it be done.” All due respect to the fellow bald-headed Yul Brynner, but I wish the writers of The Ten Commandments would have had someone (Charlton, perhaps?) retort, “Hey, Russian Ramses, that’s easier said than done”. Many of you have, most assuredly, noticed that PDQ Deploy version 12 […]

Need to deploy monthly Windows updates to PCs on your network? Good news, we are now offering the Monthly Windows updates for Windows 7, 8.1 and 10 in the PDQ Deploy Package Library! Take a knee, team. Microsoft recently modified the way that OS updates are delivered. Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 updates now behave […]

If you have access to the PDQ Deploy Package Library you can use our pre-built package for silently installing TightVNC to all of your Windows computers. If you’d like to build your own TightVNC package you can follow the steps outlined below. In fact, building this package is an excellent exercise for learning how to […]

I was visiting a customer last month in Philadelphia and I really liked the first question that he asked me: “What feature do you wish more people would use in PDQ?” “That’s easy. For PDQ Deploy it is Auto Deployments and for PDQ Inventory it is Custom Tools.” Those of you who know PDQ Inventory […]