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Windows 7: How to keep up-to-date with all my software installed?!!

15 Nov 2011   #1
Jeriff

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 
How to keep up-to-date with all my software installed?!!

I installed a lot of, or "a large amount of " software. And I am struggling with their update issues. I don't have time to check one by one for might-have updates.


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15 Nov 2011   #2
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

How many applications have you installed that you rarely or never use?

Easiest way is to be brutal and only install what you really need.

Failing that, just let your applications update automatically. It won't cut down on the number of updates, but at least you won't miss any.

If you really are that pushed for time you could also turn updates off, but that is not something I'd go for.
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15 Nov 2011   #3
marsmimar

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro 64-bit
 
 

Have you given Secunia PSI a look? It's free and supports a boatload of programs.

Free Computer Security - Personal Software Inspector (PSI) - Secunia
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15 Nov 2011   #4
Ich

Win 7 HP 32bit - sp1
 
 

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15 Nov 2011   #5
indianacarnie

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Secunia works like a charm for me. Its free and updates everything I have installed ....... and I have some obscure things too! Highly recommended!
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