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How to push apps to Windows devices from the application store in Endpoint Manager

Release Time
06/02/2020
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Open Endpoint Manager > Click 'Application Store' > 'Windows Application Store'

  • The Windows application store is a one-stop repository of hundreds of popular productivity and security tools for Windows.
     
  • Apps include Adobe Acrobat, CCleaner, Firefox, Thunderbird and more. The list is continuously updated by Comodo One / Dragon.
     
  • Admins can remotely install these apps on managed devices from the EM console.

Process in short

  • Log into Comodo One / Dragon
     
  • Click ‘Applications’ > ‘Endpoint Manager’
     
  • Click 'Application Store' > 'Windows Application Store'
     
  • Select the applications you wish to install
     
  • Click the ‘Install Selected Applications’ button
     
  • Choose the target Windows devices then click ‘Install’

Process in detail

Make sure target devices are online

Choose the apps you want to install

Confirm the installations were successful

Step 1: Make sure target devices are online

  • Log into Comodo One / Dragon
     
  • Click ‘Applications’ > ‘Endpoint Manager’
     
  • Click ‘Devices’ > ‘Device List’
     
  • All target devices should have the green, ‘online’ symbol beside their name:


Step 2: Choose the apps you want to install

  • Click 'Application Store' > 'Windows Application Store'
     
  • Select the applications you want then click 'Install Selected Application(s)':



 

  • All Devices - Install the latest version of the apps on every managed Windows device.
     
  • Selected Devices - Install the apps on specific devices:
     
    • Choose 'Selected device(s)'
       
    • Type the first few letters of the device name in the space provided then select from the suggestions:


       
  • Repeat to add multiple devices.

Note - The version number drop-down is not available if you select 'All devices', multiple devices, or multiple apps.

  • Select the application version (available for single application/ single device installs only)


     
  • Click 'Install'

The install command is sent to the devices immediately.

Step 3: Confirm the applications installed correctly

There are two places you can check to see if an application is installed on a device:

The Windows application store

  • Login to  Comodo One / Dragon
     
  • Click 'Applications' > 'Endpoint Manager'
     
  • Click ‘Application Store’ > ‘Windows Application Store’
     
  • Locate the application you installed (click the funnel on the right to search)
     
  • Click the number in the ‘Installed Devices’ column



Devices on which the application is installed are shown as a list:
 


The device details interface

  • Log into Comodo One / Dragon
     
  • Click ‘Applications’ > ‘Endpoint Manager’
     
  • Click ‘Devices’ > ‘Device List’
     
  • Click on a device name to open its details page
     
  • Click the ‘Software Inventory’ tab
     
  • Apps are listed by installation date. Newly installed apps should be near the top of the list: