Program updates keep Windows (and OTHER computers) computers safe and secure in that wide, wild world of technology, the internet and viruses/exploits. However, if you’re unsure as to which programs on your Windows PC need to be updated, the program Patch My PC will check your computer for you and will run just the updates you need. The Patch My PC Updater is a free program that combines both of those functions, and has around 100 different applications that it supports, and can install or update them automatically, auto-magic-ly.
Patch My PC scans your computer and looks for any programs that need updates, including checking your system against the current versions of Adobe Reader, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Flash, Mozilla Firefox, Oracle Java, Apple Quicktime, and much more. When started PatchMyPC will scan for outdated software automatically. If software is outdated it will show as Red, if it’s updated it will show as Green, and if it’s not installed it will show as black. If you want to install other programs, just check them. If you want to keep relatives’ computers up to date, you can try Patch My PC as a great tool for such a task.