Target Disappeared

4/26/2018 4811 Contributors


The target computer is no longer available.

Possible Causes

The computer was rebooted or a network error occurred during the deployment.

Recommended Fix

Ensure that the computer is online and try again.


You may well encounter this error if you deploy an application that immediately reboots the target system afterward.

For example if you deployed Service Pack 2 for Windows Server 2003 (x64) and you passed the


argument you may get this error.  If you need to reboot your system after a deployment we recommend passing a reboot command. If you are using PDQ Deploy in Pro mode you can create a new Action of the type Command. See example below: