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Tag: FAQ

May The Fourth

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May2022
To celebrate this year’s May the fourth, we here at AJ Tek have been looking into what Star Wars would have been like if a long time ago, in a galaxy far far away, they’d had WAM to automate their WSUS Automated Maintenance. The outcome could have been quite interesting ... Read More
May 4, 2022Admin
Patch Tuesday

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Mar2022

Windows Patch Tuesday: What You Need To Know

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Many Windows users are already familiar with Patch Tuesday to a certain extent. The average user may understand the frequency of Microsoft updates, and the expectation to install the new patches to their servers, but perhaps they lack knowledge regarding why and how these updates are important and what happens ... Read More
March 23, 2022Admin
WAM Windows 11

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Dec2021

Is WAM Compatible With Windows 11?

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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
December 22, 2021Admin
Decline WSUS Updates Server

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Nov2021
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
November 19, 2021Admin
Delete WSUS Updates

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Aug2021
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
August 4, 2021Admin
Fix WSUS Errors

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May2021

The Best Way To Fix WSUS Errors

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As we all know, the Windows operating system releases updates to help protect your system from security issues fairly regularly. Occasionally though, you may run into unexpected errors when trying to download a Windows 10 update using your Windows Server Update Services (WSUS). One of the WSUS errors that users ... Read More
May 27, 2021Admin
decline multiple updates

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Aug2020
Licensed WSUS Automated Maintenance (WAM) users get to enjoy numerous benefits after installing our groundbreaking software. Whether it be creating more free time to do other tasks outside of maintaining their WSUS, or freeing up hundreds of gigabytes worth of space on their servers, here are just a few of ... Read More
August 26, 2020Admin
WAM

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Jun2020
Adam Marshall is a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer who specializes in security. As an IT Specialist, Adam takes care of everything IT related including hardware, software, networking, firewalls, backups, desktops, servers, Active Directory, Exchange, Dynamics GP and InforCRM.  After years of working with WSUS, he searched for a way to automate ... Read More
June 24, 2020Admin
WSUS Database

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Mar2020
If you’re running into performance issues with your WSUS server, your first step should be to investigate the WSUS database to see if it’s the cause of the errors. If you’re lax with maintenance, the database could be filled with unneeded and unnecessary updates, which can significantly slow down performance. The ... Read More
March 11, 2020Admin
WSUS Maintenance

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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