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Since our initial launch in 2015, AJ Tek has continued to change and evolve as our users and their working relationships with their computers have as well. This past year, as millions of individuals have been operating their workplaces and business from home, computer efficiency and accessibility have never been … Read More

On October 5th, 2021, Microsoft released their newest operating system: Windows 11. While Windows 11 is more aptly considered a reworking of Windows 10, it did come with stricter-than-usual hardware requirements and several changes (most notably a change in aesthetic design). For systems that met the requirements, Windows 11 was … Read More

The main purpose of a WSUS (Windows Server Update Services) administrator is to manage incoming Microsoft updates to then be installed on Windows servers. While WSUS administrators handle the process of managing and organizing new updates, they may not have the constant administrative human power to remove declined, obsolete, and … Read More

I’ve successfully in-place upgraded a WSUS/PDQ Deploy/PDQ Inventory server from Server 2012 > Server 2012R2 > Server 2019 > Server 2022. It is a VM that is appropriately sized for the 3 roles that it has.

Caveats with WSUS:

After the in-place upgrades, you must launch the Post-Install tasks – you … Read More

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) has been a trusted tool relied on by many system administrators to manage Windows updates from 2005 on. Since Microsoft released WSUS to supersede Software Update Services (SUS), it has been helping businesses with their system administrative needs. Since then, WUfB (Windows Update For Business) … Read More

Installing new software can be daunting when you’re not familiar with it, so here’s our step-by-step guide to installing WAM onto your server!

In the past, it has been easy to dismiss WSUS cleanup, especially regarding its use for SCCM. Once upon a time, there wasn’t a huge need to interfere with the WSUS system behind SCCM, as we usually just assumed that the SCCM settings would take precedence over it, and make … Read More

If your WSUS is consuming too much space on your server, it can seem like a very frustrating and daunting task to try to clear it out efficiently. As you likely know, running out of space on your server can lead to slower operation with less priority on what’s important … Read More

Here at AJ Tek, we are extremely proud of the work we’ve accomplished in creating our WSUS Automated Maintenance (WAM) software. System administrators and IT professionals around the world have been using and enjoying our software since we first released it publicly in 2015, but that doesn’t mean we haven’t … Read More

If you want to Reset the Windows Update GPO Settings because you are moving away from WSUS, or you need to for troubleshooting purposes (sometimes corruption in the registry permissions prevent expected changes from happening), the easiest way to do this is to remove the entire Registry Key:
HKLM:\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate
Doing this will … Read More