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 ...
August 28, 2019Admin
Language Packs (LPs) and Language Interface Packs (LIPs) are different than any other update that comes across WSUS. When you see a bunch of LPs and LIPs, the WSUS views may look overwhelming with the number of updates, especially on a new build of Windows is added (7, 8, 10 ...
June 19, 2019Adam J. Marshall
Adam Marshall, President of AJ Tek, has the proud distinction of being a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP). This prestigious title was awarded to him for his work and contribution in the “Windows and Devices for IT” MVP category. MVP titles are presented to people that showcase passion, community spirit and ...
June 19, 2019Adam J. Marshall
We’re proud to announce that our very own Adam Marshall had the privilege of being interviewed by host Richard Campbell for the latest episode (639) of RunAs Radio. RunAs Radio is an established weekly podcast for IT professionals working with Microsoft products. Now in its thirteenth year of production, there are ...
June 5, 2019Adam J. Marshall
Microsoft is 'trying' to make this easy. Unfortunately they've used the wrong lingo in what understandings people have of said lingo. Business Edition upgrades don't have to do with how you're using Windows 10 - in a business setting, using Pro, Pro for Workstations, Enterprise, or Education versions. Consumer Edition upgrades don't ...
May 22, 2019Adam J. Marshall
I have come across an anomaly in the Windows 10 software through our work here at AJ Tek and helping out in the community. It only occurs in particular circumstances, but it does appear somewhat regularly and frustrates the user. Rather than the slow and winding road through technical support, which ...
May 9, 2019Adam J. Marshall
The basic WAM license is called a Single or Upstream license. This is the only license you need for a single WSUS server. In this scenario, the WSUS server connects directly to Microsoft Update to download updates. In addition to the Single or Upstream license, you may need to purchase additional ...
April 24, 2019Admin
On most new systems, WAM can clean WSUS in under 72 hours; however, older systems with slower processing power could take longer. Older hardware—especially systems between 2010 and 2012—can slow down when it comes to removing obsolete updates. While many systems will clear this step in minutes or just a few ...
April 10, 2019Admin
New system administrators will have a varying degree of familiarity with WSUS. Some might have helped with Windows server admin tasks in previous roles while others might be learning everything on the job. When it comes to WSUS best practices, there is nothing more important than maintenance and regularly scheduling ...
March 27, 2019Adam J. Marshall
When using your WSUS server, there are hundreds of possible errors you could encounter. Investigating WSUS errors and possible solutions can take up an enormous amount of your time, whether it’s through trial-and-error or searching forum articles on fixes for your specific, and often unique, situation. Instead of getting frustrated ...
March 13, 2019Adam J. Marshall