Chris Davidson

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  • Chris Davidson created a post,

    Collection Membership Troubles

    So as my network has grown and I've added my own software to check for to PDQI collections, I've come across a problem - my "software to update" report is not keeping up. This report is based aroun...

  • Chris Davidson commented,

    Agreed with Luke that screenshots would be helpful, but I think I see where you're going. One thing I've found for "I want all the things that *don't* have xyz" is for the filter type to be set to ...

  • Chris Davidson created a post,

    Office 365 Versions Breakout

    I get the caveat you guys have in the description of the collection about the uninstall string, but the version information is right there in the same registry key. A breakout of Office versions, w...

  • Chris Davidson commented,

    Caveat - I have Office 2013/2016 ClickToRun versions. This may not apply/apply differently to MSI installs. I keep track of these by doing a file scan for lync.exe in the location of the office ins...

  • Chris Davidson created a post,

    Anything offered in PDQ Delpoy

    It seems like any software offered via subscription to PDQ Deploy should likewise be offered as a group in PDQ Inventory? Notably currently missing for me are LastPass and EMET, although I'm sure o...

  • Chris Davidson created a post,

    WebEx Productivity Tools


    As it has new versions but does not update automatically on my clients or provide notification on updates, this would be useful to have in the library.

  • Chris Davidson created a post,

    Rebooting Too Quickly

    Does anyone have any tips on reboot detection in PDQDeploy that would help with my newest machines? My Surfaces and ThinkPads (with SSDs) have been rebooting too fast for the restart detection to p...

  • Chris Davidson created a post,

    Microsoft Office Visio Viewer 2016


    Have 2010 and 2013 available, 2016 would be nice. Thanks Much (: -CD

  • Chris Davidson commented,

    Jason - I can functionally, but not practically, do what I'm trying to accomplish via C:\Users\ as signatures can be named anything, so (as you alluded to) I would need to pull every single text fi...

  • Chris Davidson created a post,

    File scan within each user folder?

    I'm looking for a way to collect what Outlook signatures are installed on each machine, among some other projects to track user issues, and I'm getting stuck on the file scan in PDQI. It seems like...