Monthly Archives: December 2014

Determine if a Particular Windows Update is Installed on Remote Computers

Windows administrators periodically need to check their systems to determine if a particular update has been installed. BatchPatch provides a simple way to scan for previously installed Windows Updates on numerous remote computers. You can use this facility to generate a consolidated report of the computers that have a particular update installed, or you can […]

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Multi-Step Execution Using the Job Queue

Last week we published an update to the BatchPatch Job Queue that adds some nice new features, and I thought I’d take some time to show you what you can do with it. In the new Job Queue interface you’ll find the following items that weren’t previously available: Wait for host to go offline and […]

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Remotely Installing .NET 4.5.1 on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008R2

This is an example of using BatchPatch to install .NET 4.5.1 remotely on Windows 7 and Windows 2008R2 computers. Overview: The process is very straightforward. Add the target hosts to your BatchPatch grid, create the BatchPatch deployment, and then finally execute the deployment. It’s important to always test a new deployment on a single machine […]

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