Java 8 Update 31 Released – MSI and Offline Installer

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Java have now released update 31 of version 8 of their Java Client software. The update is available as an offline installer and using our guide below, you can extract the MSI from it and use it for deployment by using Windows Updates to update current machines or add to your Configuration Manager Application Catalog … Read more

Uninstall Windows and Office Updates using Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)

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Following on from our recent posts about dodgy Microsoft updates, we thought we should post about how to uninstall Windows and Office Updates using WSUS. A lot of the issues people fast with dodgy Microsoft updates are when they are automatically or accidentally released through WSUS to your end users machines meaning that on their … Read more

Windows Update Causes ActiveX/VBScript to stop working in Excel – KB2553154

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So Microsoft have done it again! They have released a “critical” update that has broken everyone’s Excel! We have had a large number of issues today in relation to VBScripting in Excel and it happened at 10am – the exact time our WSUS updates are collected by end users machines. So, having spent most of … Read more

Java Client 8 Update 25 MSI Installers Released

As you may have seen from previous posts, we make available the latest Java MSI files for you to be able to easily distribute and update clients using Group Policy, WSUS and Configuration Manager. As Java have recently released version 8 update 25, you can now find the MSI files for both the 32 and … Read more

Java 8 Update 25 Released – MSI and Offline Installer

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Java have now released update 25 of version 8 of their Java Client software. The update is available as an offline installer and using our guide below, you can extract the MSI from it and use it for deployment by using Windows Updates to update current machines or add to your Configuration Manager Application Catalog … Read more

Java 7 Update 67 Released – MSI and Offline Installer

Java have now released update 67 of version 7 of their Java Client software. The update is available as an offline installer and using our guide below, you can extract the MSI from it and use it for deployment by using Windows Updates to update current machines or add to your Configuration Manager Application Catalog … Read more

Java 8 Update 5 Released – MSI and Offline Installer

Java have now released update 5 of version 8 of their Java software.The update is available as an offline installer and using our guide below, you can extract the MSI from it and use it for deployment by using Windows Updates to update current machines or add to your Configuration Manager Application Catalog or even … Read more

Report on Dell Warranty Statuses for all machines using SCCM & Dell Client Integration Pack

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Dell have an excellent tool freely available called Dell Client Integration Pack. Included in this tool is something called Warranty Status. What this part of the tool does is looks at your SCCM SQL database for Dell machines and their asset tags, then checks against its own warranty database for the warranty information. It then inserts … Read more

Updating a WIM Image File using Offline Updates

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If you have custom build images that you are using in your SCCM OSD environment, you may find that keeping them up to date is a real problem. However, there is a way of running Windows Updates against your custom WIM files offline and then simply redistributing your WIM file. Below is a guide on how to carry this … Read more

Windows Updates during SCCM OSD from Replica WSUS Servers

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I have been asked to provide a solution to a situation where during SCCM OSD, they want to run Windows Updates across multiple sites worldwide using the local WSUS replica servers. So as an example, the main Headquarters office is in New York with the main WSUS server and then in Rome there is another … Read more

Installing WSUS Console from the Software Center in SCCM [2019 Updated]

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You may wish to add the WSUS console to the Software Center in SCCM. This stops people logging onto WSUS servers and also provides quick and easy access to multiple WSUS servers. However, the installer requires a few setup parameters to make it work correctly. Download WSUS Console Windows Server Update Services Console 3.0 SP2 … Read more