Monthly Archives: January 2015

Uninstalling Java Remotely from Numerous Computers

One task that nearly every administrator has to complete at some point or another is the removal of Java. As with many typical sysadmin tasks, removing software on remote computers is very quick and simple with BatchPatch. Today I’d like to show you how to remove Java from many computers using BatchPatch. We have a […]

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BatchPatch Ports

Remote connections in BatchPatch are established using a combination of WMI (Windows Management Instrumentation) and PsExec. In order for PsExec to work properly… The target computer has to have ports 135 and 445 open, and the BatchPatch computer must be able to access the admin$ share on the target computer. If you are using Windows […]

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BatchPatch Tips and Shortcuts

Diplaying cell contents: The quickest and simplest way to view the content of any particular cell in a BatchPatch grid is to middle-click on the cell. The middle-click button is the same as the scroll-wheel on most mouses. If you didn’t already know, the wheel is also a button that can be clicked/pushed just like […]

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Remotely Deploy a Standalone .MSU Update to Multiple Computers

You need to install a single .MSU update on many computers, but you don’t want to log on to each computer to initiate a manual installation, and you don’t want to deal with writing a script. I know how you feel. I’ve been there many times. The good news is that with BatchPatch you can […]

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