Monthly Archives: June 2016

Download the Complete Windows Updates Security Repository per Operating System

In the most recent release of BatchPatch (June 2016) we added new functionality that enables administrators to download *all* Windows security updates for a given operating system. There are various reasons why someone might want or need to do this, but the most common reason that we have encountered is when computers need to be […]

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Downloading Windows Updates for Distribution to Offline Computers on High-Security Networks

For environments with high-security networks that not only have NO access to the internet or a WSUS but also disallow copying any data from the high-security network to any other lower-security network, BatchPatch has a feature for pre-downloading some or all of the Windows Updates repository from Microsoft on a computer that has internet access, […]

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Remote Software Deployment Hangs Indefinitely – How to Resolve

One of the most common support questions we receive from customers is regarding software deployments that appear to never complete. In these situations, the remote software deployments seem to just hang forever until you eventually kill the task. Why does this happen? How do you prevent it? It’s important to understand that remote software deployments […]

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Triggering ConfigMgr (SCCM) Client Actions Remotely

As a convenience for those of you are using SCCM in your environment, last year we added the ability to trigger SCCM client actions remotely, directly from BatchPatch. We’ve received a few questions about this topic recently, so I figured I would take a few minutes to provide some context here. SCCM administrators sometimes need […]

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