Prerequisites for installing the Publisher with Configuration Manager.

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When installing the Publisher for Configuration Manager, please ensure you meet the following requirements:


  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.2

  • Install the Publisher on top-most WSUS/Software Update Point in the environment

  • Appropriate disk space depending on the number of products enabled

  • Install the Configuration Manager console

  • Supported Operating Systems

    • Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2019, Windows Server 2022

    • Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) installed and configured

The Patch My PC Publisher will require the user launching the Publisher tool to be a local Administrator on the server. This requirement is for both the installation as well as running the Publisher after it has been installed and configured.


The Publisher is a lightweight Windows application with a GUI frontend and a Windows service backend. The hardware requirements can be found below.

  • CPU: 2 CPU or more

  • Memory: 8GB of RAM or more

  • Disk Space: 80GB of disk space or more

    • The amount of disk space required will depend on the number of selected products.

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