Mike P.

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  • Mike P. commented,

    I found this for Firefox: https://github.com/mozilla/policy-templates/blob/master/README.md#homepage You can set the home page without locking it. You'll just create your policies.json that configu...

  • Mike P. created a post,

    Editing XML with Powershell

    We're about to finally start deploying Microsoft Edge to our systems. When we install it on a new system, we want it to become the default browser. What I was thinking we could do is: Set up group...

  • Mike P. commented,

    Thanks for this, and I hope that it does someone else some good. Unfortunately though, since we're not using Acrobat DC, this doesn't work. In Acrobat 2017, the file is named "regid.1986-12.com.ado...

  • Mike P. commented,

    Coming back to my old thread because I found the time to find the answer. Apparently my problem is not doing "call temp.bat" on line 2. If I run "temp.bat", it stops running anything after that. us...

  • Mike P. commented,

    OK, uh... Here's a sample of the full batch file with comments: REM This reads the .ini file to find out what the variablename is.REM The output of this command is "set variablename=value", which c...

  • Mike P. created a post,

    Can't "echo" something?

    I'm trying to get info from my computers. I'm using inifile.exe to check a setting in an ini file on every computer. When you run inifile.exe, its output is "set variablename=value", which can be r...

  • Mike P. commented,

     ... So I'm trying to work this out, and the only thing that I can come up with would be to just create my own registry key during deployment and check that. I wonder if I can just modify the Displ...

  • Mike P. created a post,

    Acrobat Pro vs Standard

    We're deploying Acrobat DC 2017 Pro and Standard. And PDQ Inventory doesn't know the difference. Is there any support in PDQ Inventory for reading text inside an XML file to get the beginning of th...

  • Mike P. commented,

    Perfect. So it's not necessary to "Deploy" the program to existing installs, because the client will prompt to update itself when it connects to the updated server. Alright. Can the Local/Server/Cl...

  • Mike P. created a post,

    PDQ Deploy deploying itself?

    "A new version is available." So can I just update my client, and leave the server alone? Do I need to update the server first? When I update the server, will non-upgraded clients have issues if ve...