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#1 BattIefists

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Posted 20 October 2016 - 02:36 PM

I'm sorry if this is the wrong section; I couldn't find a better one.

 

What is your favorite update checker which I should take a look at? This will make it much easier to handle updates.


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Posted 20 October 2016 - 02:48 PM

I don't use one.



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Posted 20 October 2016 - 02:54 PM

What makes you think that you need an "update checker" and iwhat type of "updates" does it check for?

 

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Posted 20 October 2016 - 02:56 PM

What makes you think that you need an "update checker" and iwhat type of "updates" does it check for?

 

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I don't "need" it if you will, it's more of a "luxury" if you will. It makes getting updates much more simple and easier.

The kind of updates I'd prefer it look for are software.



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Posted 20 October 2016 - 03:07 PM

Most programs I use have their own automated check for updates. Why expose yourself to adware by installing dubious utilities?



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Posted 20 October 2016 - 03:19 PM

Running a scan with Security Check will inform you if important utilities (such as internet browsers and applications like Adobe Reader) are out of date.

 

If you are using Avast Antivirus, I believe they too provide an "update checker" which will scan and detect if your applications are out of date.


Edited by The_Codesee, 20 October 2016 - 03:21 PM.


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Posted 20 October 2016 - 03:27 PM

Here are two from BC's download section, if you don't know of them already:

 

Secunia Personal Software Inspector (PSI) 3.0

 

Heimdal Free

 

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Posted 20 October 2016 - 03:36 PM

Running a scan with Security Check will inform you if important utilities (such as internet browsers and applications like Adobe Reader) are out of date.

 

If you are using Avast Antivirus, I believe they too provide an "update checker" which will scan and detect if your applications are out of date.

 

 

Here are two from BC's download section, if you don't know of them already:

 

Secunia Personal Software Inspector (PSI) 3.0

 

Heimdal Free

 

As always all BC downloads are safe. :)

Thank you both for helping! This thread can be closed now.



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Posted 20 October 2016 - 03:41 PM

You're always welcome. :)


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