Remember that whenever you encounter issues with Patch My PC tool, you can easily repair Patch My PC Publishing services. We will explore the steps to repair the Patch My PC Publishing Service in this guide.
Patch My PC is an excellent tool to integrate Third-Party Patch Management in Microsoft ConfigMgr and Intune. The publishing service will eliminate the need for System Center Updates Publisher (SCUP).
There are several tools in the market that can help you deploy third-party updates with SCCM and Patch My PC is one among them. This tool saves you time by no longer having to manually import updates in SCCM.
With Patch My PC, you can easily extend Microsoft SCCM to deploy and update over 335+ third-party applications across 190+ enterprise products. Have a look at the Patch My PC installation guide and Patch My PC Configuration guide.
A new feature that I noticed about Patch My PC is you can repair the application without having to uninstall and re-install it. The repair process will not change or alter the existing configuration of Patch My PC tool and hence it is safe to use the repair option.
During the repair process, the Patch My PC publishing service is stopped, the components are repaired, and the service is started back.
But when do you have to repair Patch My PC publishing service? When you notice any issues with the Patch My PC publishing service or any related components, the repair option is recommended.
How to Repair Patch My PC Publishing Service
You can easily repair the Patch My PC publishing service with following steps.
- Log in to the computer that is running Patch My PC tool.
- Go to Control Panel\Programs\Programs and Features.
- From the list of programs, right-click Patch My PC Publishing Service and select Repair.
Select Automatically close applications and attempt to restart them after setup is complete. Click OK.
The Patch My PC publishing service is being repaired, and it shouldn’t take much time. After the repair process is complete, launch the Patch My PC Publishing service, and you should find all the configurations intact and existing issues that you with the tool are now fixed.
You can monitor the Patch My PC reconfiguration process through Event Viewer. Open the Event Viewer > Windows Logs > Application. Here you should find the events related to PatchMyPCService.
The event ID 1035 – Patch My PC Publishing Service Configuration completed successfully confirms the Patch My PC Publishing Service has been repaired successfully.
Product: Patch My PC Publishing Service -- Configuration completed successfully.
Windows Installer reconfigured the product. Product Name: Patch My PC Publishing Service. Product Version: 188.8.131.52. Product Language: 1033. Manufacturer: Patch My PC. Reconfiguration success or error status: 0.
Note – You must reboot your computer after you repair Patch My PC publishing service.
Patch My PC Repair Process Event ID’s
Here is a list of events logged during the Patch My PC repair process.
|1040||MsiInstaller||Beginning a Windows Installer transaction|
|0||PatchMyPCService||Patch My PC Service stopped successfully|
|10002||PatchMyPCService||Shutting down application or service ‘PatchMyPCService’|
|0||PatchMyPCService||Patch My PC Service started successfully|
|11728||MsiInstaller||Product: Patch My PC Publishing Service — Configuration completed successfully.|
|1035||MsiInstaller||Windows Installer reconfigured the product. Product Name: Patch My PC Publishing Service. Product Version: 184.108.40.206. Product Language: 1033. Manufacturer: Patch My PC. Reconfiguration success or error status: 0.|
|1042||MsiInstaller||Ending a Windows Installer transaction|