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Which software updater programs would you recommend?


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#1 midimusicman79

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Posted 21 February 2017 - 09:20 AM

Hi all!

 

Nowadays, it is important to keep vulnerable and out-dated programs/plug-ins like browsers, Adobe Reader and Java Runtime Environment (JRE) and several other popular programs updated with the latest security patches, in order to avoid exposing one's computer to malware infection from malicious sites.

 

And depending on the amount of said software on one's computer, this can be a rather time-consuming task if updating only manually, however this is where software updater programs can help expedite the task.

 

So, now I am wondering; Which software updater programs would you recommend?

 

Thank you very much in advance!

 

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Posted 21 February 2017 - 09:31 AM

Most folks here would recommend Secunia PSI (Personal Software Inspector). Grinler, (aka Lawrence Abrams) the site owner of BleepingComputer created this tutorial.

However, there are other similar software update monitoring tools.



 


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Posted 21 February 2017 - 10:00 AM

Hi, quietman7!

 

Thank you for the prompt and insightful reply! :)

 

Your links make for interesting reading! :thumbup2:

 

As such, I will be checking them out soon. :busy:

 

Thank you very much for the help! :)

 

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Posted 21 February 2017 - 10:01 AM

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Posted 22 February 2017 - 08:24 AM

Hello :)

There's also a new one since a few days, UCheck!

 

http://www.adlice.com/download/ucheck/

 

It has bulk updates in FREE version.



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Posted 22 February 2017 - 09:42 AM

I see you have been busy with another handy tool...I will add it to my list.

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Posted 22 February 2017 - 11:10 AM

Thanks a lot :)

BTW The program is not in BETA anymore, I'll update the links...



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Posted 22 February 2017 - 01:32 PM

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