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Windows 7: Patching redefined Free & Automatic Updating.........

03 Mar 2010   #1

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit. SP1.
Patching redefined Free & Automatic Updating.........

Patching redefined Free & Automatic Updating for every single PC user.

Unpatched programs are a primary source of IT insecurity. But due to the complex and immeasurable scope of patching, it is neglected by the majority of private users. Not a viable approach to ensure online safety - Secunia has set out aggressively to change this!

Our latest whitepaper Security Exposure of Software Portfolios, reveals that in order for the typical home user to stay fully patched, an average of 75 patches from 22 different vendors need to be installed, requiring the user to engage in a patch action every 4.8 days.
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03 Mar 2010   #2
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1

I recommend Secunia's "Personal Software Inspector"
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03 Mar 2010   #3
Phone Man

Windows 8.1 Pro w/Media Center 64bit, Windows 7 HP 64bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jacee View Post
I recommend Secunia's "Personal Software Inspector"
I agree. If it finds a problem it will link to the Security Advisory to give you the details.

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