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Category: Blog

AJTek

15

Jan2020

How to Easily Decline WSUS Updates

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If you do not need—or do not want to deploy—certain updates to your network ever, you need to manually select and decline updates. Declining updates for the sake of managing what you see in the update views is NOT the way to manage WSUS. You should scope your views instead ... Read More
January 15, 2020Adam J. Marshall
AJTEK

18

Dec2019

WAM is Always Being Updated and We Offer Prompt Online Support

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There’s nothing worse than finding the perfect software, only to discover it’s not regularly updated or that you can’t access meaningful support. At AJ Tek, we believe it’s important to constantly evolve our software and be available to our customers should there be any questions or issues. Updated WSUS Maintenance Software We’re ... Read More
December 18, 2019Adam J. Marshall
AJTek

04

Dec2019

How to Automate WSUS Maintenance

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How much time do you spend on WSUS maintenance? Do you put it off because of the time it requires, or do you just dread the monotonous tasks of going through updates? Do you even know that you need to do WSUS maintenance? Did you know that there is an ... Read More
December 4, 2019Adam J. Marshall
WSUS Errors

27

Nov2019

How to Avoid WSUS Errors

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As a system admin, it’s likely that you’ll run into WSUS errors and Windows Update client errors, as it’s just part of the job. The extremely frustrating part is that often, the error code is a maddening mix of letters and numbers: 0x8024401F 0x8024401c 0x8024402b 0x8024500c 0x80244019 0x800F826 0x8024400d 0x8024401c 0x800705b4 0x80072EE2 0x80d05001 0x8000ffff 0x80244008 0x80070002 Trying to understand and troubleshoot the issue requires researching ... Read More
November 27, 2019Adam J. Marshall
AjTek

13

Nov2019

How to Clean Up WSUS Database?

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If you’re running out of space in your WSUS database, you might decline updates and run the Cleanup Wizard; however, this Cleanup tool doesn’t actually clean the database, leading to sluggish and slow operations.  To easily clean up your WSUS database, there’s only one solution: download and install WAM (WSUS Automated ... Read More
November 13, 2019Adam J. Marshall
AJTek

23

Oct2019

Why WAM is Only Available for Purchase by Credit Card

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In order to keep WAM affordable for businesses and to continue providing prompt support and new development, we streamline our ordering process. That includes having all our transactions done online so that customers can purchase a WAM license and immediately begin using our software. That means we only accept purchases ... Read More
October 23, 2019Admin
AJtek

09

Oct2019

How Often Should I Run WSUS Maintenance?

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According to Microsoft Support, you should be performing WSUS maintenance monthly.1 Unfortunately, it’s not uncommon for System Administrators to set up WSUS servers and then forget or completely ignore maintenance tasks, which can cause a number of problems down the road. WAM (WSUS Automated Maintenance) was designed to help IT professionals ... Read More
October 9, 2019Adam J. Marshall
AJTek

25

Sep2019

How to Protect Your Company from IT Security Risks

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With the prevalence of cyberattacks, it’s imperative that every company has a cybersecurity plan. Attacks are so frequent, it can be hard to keep up with the latest breaches. Troy Hunt, a Microsoft MVP & Microsoft Regional Director, created a website, Have I Been Pwned to allow users to check ... Read More
September 25, 2019Adam J. Marshall
AJ Tek

11

Sep2019

How to Clear Space on WSUS Server

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If your WSUS server is consuming too much space — it can be a symptom of slowdowns, errors and countless other problems. System administrators can waste a lot of time trying to clear space and often their efforts would be better spent elsewhere. WAM is automated WSUS maintenance that can easily ... Read More
September 11, 2019Adam J. Marshall
WAM

28

Aug2019

Why We Don’t Offer a Free Trial of WAM

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At AJ Tek, our vision is to make IT simple and automated for professionals. Our flagship product, WSUS Automated Maintenance (WAM) embodies this philosophy by performing all the tasks that a system administrator would need to do, leaving only approving updates and reporting to the WSUS Administrator. Our software has quickly ... Read More
August 28, 2019Admin