Patch My PC SCUP Catalog - FAQ's
Can I Use Standalone WSUS without SCCM?
Can I Request A New Application Be Added To The SCUP Catalog?
Do I Need To Manually Download And Import The Catalog Each Time It's Updated?
How Are Updates In The SCUP Catalog Tested?
We test update logic (Installable and Installed) against multiple operating system and architectures. We ensure all updates are detected and installed correctly in two separate test labs. Our labs contain the following OS platforms:
- Windows XP (x86) – No longer tested as of 01/01/2018
- Windows 7 SP1 (x86)
- Windows 7 SP1 (x64)
- Windows 8.1 (x86)
- Windows 8.1 (x64)
- Windows 10 (x86)
- Windows 10 (x64)
- Windows Server 2008 R2 (x64)
- Windows Server 2012 R2 (x64)
- Windows Server 2016 R2 (x64)
How Are Installers/Updates Tested For Malware?
We upload all vendor installers (.EXE, .MSI, .MSP Files) to VirusTotal to ensure installers are free of malware. VirusTotal scans each installer file using 68 different anti-virus engines. All VirusTotal scans for update files in our catalog
After verifying the scan results, we will use the
We then code sign our SCUP catalog (.CAB file) file using a SHA256 code signing certificate. This ensures the metadata in our catalog always came from us and can’t be modified prior to importing it into SCUP.