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  • Deploy Desktop Shortcut with Custom Icon File

    Purpose:You wish to deploy a shortcut (URL, UNC path, local path) with a custom icon (.ico) file to all users. Resolution:Deploy a shortcut (URL/UNC//local path) using a script and a custom icon fi...

  • Error: Unable to Determine LAPS Password

    Purpose: You receive the error, "Unable to determine LAPS password". This error is most likely caused by the target computer not being configured with the LAPS local admin or other LAPS configurati...

  • Error: ServerConnectionOtherException

    Purpose: You receive an error containing something exactly or similar to, ServerConnectionOtherException. The error usually contains the following as well, "An unexpected error happened while commu...

  • Error: WMI Invalid Namespace

    Purpose:You receive an error (or similar), "WMI invalid namespace," "Invalid Namespace," or "WMI Error Code: InvalidNamespace" when attempting to scan a target using PDQ Inventory. Additionally, th...

  • LAPS Integration with PDQ Inventory and PDQ Deploy

    Purpose:General guidance on using the Local Administrator Password Solution (LAPS) with PDQ Inventory version 14+ and PDQ Deploy (Enterprise mode required for both products). IMPORTANT: Using LAPS...

  • Windows Firewall Ports and Exceptions

    Purpose: PDQ Deploy and PDQ Inventory require both console and target computers have certain firewall ports open. In addition, use of the Central Server feature will require an additional open port...

  • How It Works: PDQ Deploy

    Purpose:You wish to understand how PDQ Deploy installs software. This can be helpful in troubleshooting deployment issues. Resolution:Depending on your PDQ Deploy preference settings, there may be ...

  • PDQ Inventory Files & Directories Scanner: Usage & Examples

    Purpose:You wish to use the Files & Directories Scanner (previously the Files Scanner) to locate files and directories on target systems within your network. Applies to:PDQ Inventory Version 16+Res...

  • PDQ Inventory Registry Scanner: Usage & Examples

    Purpose:You wish to use the Registry Scanner to locate registry keys and values on target systems within your network. Resolution:Obtaining useful and accurate results from the Registry Scanner is ...

  • PDQ Inventory WMI Scanner: Usage & Examples

    Purpose:You wish to scan the Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) database for specific information. Resolution:Obtaining useful and accurate information from the WMI scanner is dependent on th...