Monthly Archives: May 2014

Remotely Install Windows Updates – A Guide To Updating Your Computers Remotely

It’s not necessarily as straightforward as it seems like it might be to remotely install Windows updates. Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) provides a significant amount of help with this process, but there are still a number of important considerations to keep in mind. The great news about WSUS is that it’s free to use […]

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PsExec v2.1 – All Network Communication Is Now Encrypted

Hey Everyone – I just wanted to take a moment to announce to anyone who hasn’t already heard that PsExec, starting with version 2.1, which was released on March 7, 2014, now encrypts all communication between local and remote systems. No more passwords sent in the clear! In previous versions of PsExec, if you specified […]

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Getting Started with BatchPatch

If you just downloaded BatchPatch for the first time, let’s go through the things that you need to have in place for the software to function properly. PsExec: Download PsExec from Microsoft PsExec needs to be placed in your Windows PATH. The PATH is an environment variable that controls where Windows searches for an executable […]

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BatchPatch May 2014 – New Build Released

Hey everyone! I’m happy to announce that we just published a new build. Listed below are some of the new features: Host Status Audio and Email Alerts BatchPatch will now produce optional audible alerts and/or email alerts when hosts go offline or come online. Alerts are only triggered while a host is actively being pinged […]

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