Category: PDQ Deploy

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 […]

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 […]

“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 […]

Pink and Blue are at it again in Episode 2 of Sysadmin vs. Sysadmin.  In this episode, the boss is on the prowl. Watch as Pink and Blue seek to incite disciplinary action on one another. Who will win? Watch to find out and stay tuned for our next episode. If you missed the premiere episode, […]

Dear Admins of Microsoft XP and Server 2003 clients, We feel your pain and offer our deepest sympathies. However… computers with Microsoft XP or Server 2003 can no longer be managed using PDQ Deploy 14.  XP and Server 2003 were end-of-lifed by Microsoft in 2014 and 2015 and have been unsupported by since 2015. […]

Are you a fan of Spy vs. Spy, but it’s just not nerdy enough for you? We bring you Sysadmin vs. Sysadmin. In this premiere episode Pink and Blue go head to head. Who will win? Watch to find out and be sure to check out Episode 2: Solitary Incitement and Episode 3: Print and Prejudice.