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PDQ Agent preventing Windows Monthly Rollup


I experienced an issue on a laptop recently, which has the PDQ agent installed. Microsoft's Monthly rollups had been failing to install each month for around 4 months and I finally wanted to resolve this.

I posted logs to Sysnative and someone suggested uninstalling the PDQ agent and retrying. The Microsoft update then installed first time. The 4 months of failed updates tallies with the time I rolled out the agent.

See following articles

All issues were resolved by temporarily uninstalling the PDQ agent.

I just want to check whether PDQ are aware of this, as the latest reply in the 1st link suggests Sysnative have already contacted you about this.




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  • Official comment

    We are announcing the End of Life (EOL) of the optional PDQ Agent beta from our existing products. See this blog post for more information

  • Hey there, you'll want to get with us over at we have a build to help with this.