You’ve found yourself in the same situation as most other sysadmins in the world. Now, you’ve been tasked to clean up Windows 10 for your organization. You’ve searched the internet and found blogs and forum posts with random bits of PowerShell, most of which only run within the current user context.  Not to fear, this […]

You’ve Inherited PDQ Deploy and Inventory…Now What? You just found out that Tim is moving on. You’re not sure where, and you’re not sure that you care. All that matters now is that you’re taking over his system administration duties. Yep. That’s right. Those 342 machines that Tim was responsible for keeping patched and up-to-date […]

How to Convince The Boss We know, that you know that our software is pretty awesome, but does the holder of the purse strings know that too? So how do you convince and impress your boss? It can be hard persuading the Big Kahuna when it comes to purchases or changes. Luckily we can help […]

Try PDQ Deploy Bobino Rubber Cable Wraps This gadget makes a great cable wrap for securing long cords that can easily make a mess of your desk. It’s compact and flexible, making it easy to conceal and store excess computer cords and chargers. Stick-On Charger Clips Maybe it’s just our ‘lazy’ generation, but there’s nothing […]

LAPS isn’t a horrifying disease, it stands for Local Administrator Password Solution. After a computer is joined to the domain the local administrator account isn’t used often or is disabled and not able to be used at all. This creates a problem, do you keep an admin account with no domain ties enabled or do […]

The PDQ 10 (Pudgy, Donut, and something else clever with a Q) You might be wondering what PDQ 10 is? I’ll say this…we’re not referring to a past version of our software or future software release. Simply put, it is the inability to resist the endless supply of candy bars, soda pop, and other snacks […]

Happy Holidays From All of us at PDQ.com! 2018 was good to us here at PDQ.com. We introduced some awesome new features within our software (specifically the optional Agent within PDQ Inventory), our staff grew in numbers, and we still love what we do and where we work. We wanted to say thank you for […]

Greetings, citizens of the internet! I’m going to share with you how to deploy PDQ to client consoles. It’s pretty straightforward, but there are a few tricks I need to explain first. Also, these packages will probably not be added to the Package Library any time soon. I would love to have them in there, […]

So you wanna know what Windows Store apps are installed to a computer? Microsoft’s new method of software distribution has been a pain point for software inventory, but thankfully we’ve found a method to help gather what apps are installed to a computer and today we’ll talk about how to inventory Windows Store Apps. Inventory […]