Category: PDQ Inventory

Impress Your Boss In Under Five Minutes Want to impress the boss? In under five minutes (and just five steps), we’ll show you how easy it is to identify, sniff out, and remove unwanted applications using PDQ Inventory. We all have those end users who unwittingly (or not so unwittingly) unleash pesky applications on our environments. […]

SQL Snippets Episode 2 In episode 1, we explained how SQL reports can be utilized in PDQ Inventory and PDQ Deploy. Today, we’ll discuss customizing SQL reports and how they can optimize your report results by using the ‘WHERE’ clause. Recap of Episode 1: A reports folder was created and a SQL report was built and […]

Welcome to SQL Snippets! Writing SQL queries and building SQL reports on any platform may not always be a simple task. The SQL Snippets series is designed to help teach, assist, and bridge some gaps of knowing what you want in a SQL report and getting the desired results. We’ll be demonstrating examples using both […]

Before we started PDQ.com, we spent several years in the trenches as system administrators supporting large businesses with IBM Tivoli Framework and Microsoft SCCM. These systems were great for large organizations, but a bit out of reach for small and medium-sized businesses. With that in mind, we created PDQ Deploy and PDQ Inventory. Tools for […]

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 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 […]

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. […]

Welcome back to the show! Last time, we showed you how to export your Custom Fields to a .csv file using Reports. If you are a true PowerShell fan, you might have been waiting with bated breath for this blog to see the magic happen in PowerShell. This will be very important for all of […]