New Update Patch My PC Home Updater

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Homepage: Home Updater: Overview and Download | Patch My PC

Patch My PC Home Updater Overview​

Our Home Updater is a free, easy-to-use program that keeps over 300 applications up-to-date on your computer. It is an easy way to update or install a large list of programs on to your computer.
A key component of staying safe online is keeping your computer up-to-date. Hackers love targeting outdated software. Outdated software often contains security vulnerabilities, bugs, and other issues that are often resolved in the latest version. These are some of the reasons why it’s essential to keep the apps updated (or “patched”).
When you open Patch My PC Updater, it will scan your system for outdated programs.
  • Outdated programs will be shown in – Red
  • Updated programs will be shown in – Green
  • Not-installed programs will be shown in – Black
Whether you are a computer novice, semi-tech savvy, the go-to tech person for your family and friends, or an IT professional, Patch My PC’s Home Updater will make patching your PC easy.

Patch My PC Home Updater Features​

  • Updates over 300 common apps check including portable apps
  • Ability to cache updates for use on multiple machines
  • No bloatware during installations
  • Applications install/update silently by default no install wizard needed
  • Optionally, disable silent install to perform a manual custom install
  • Easy to use user interface
  • Installs 64-bit apps by default on 64-bit windows
  • Optionally choose to install 32-bit apps on 64-bit Windows
  • Change updated and outdated apps color for color blindness
  • Option to automatically kill programs before updating it
  • Portable and only about 1.5MB
  • Create a baseline of applications if installing on new PC’s
  • Quickly uninstall multiple programs
  • Scan time is usually less than 1 second
  • Set updates to happen on a schedule
  • Skip updates for any application you don’t want to update
  • Suppresses restarts when performing application updates

What's new in 4.5.0.0 (25-Oct/2022)​

  • New:
    • Removed the software groups. Now all software is under one list sorted alphabetically, portable software is still in its own group.
    • A new checkbox for main software and portables, the first click selects all software, the second click selects only the outdated software and the third click clears all selections (Outdated software selected by default as usual)
    • New and better details panel design and fonts (Right panel)
    • (Ctrl+F) now jumps to search
  • Fixes:
    • Fixed the issue when Patch My PC doesn’t work while testing the connection to the Internet in some cases
    • Fixed the crash that occurs if the default location of the portable software is not found anymore in the future
    • Fixed “Disable scanning” option for some software
    • Several other fixes and improvements
  • Improvements:
    • Audacity is now 64-bit only
    • Improved the detection for: “Opera”, “ProtonVPN”, “Git”, “Malwarebytes”, “SumatraPDF” and more
    • Improved the detection and the installation of “Maxthon Browser”
    • Improved removing the shortcuts for some applications
    • Improved killing of the process files for some applications before starting the updates
    • Switched “DoNotSpy10” to “DoNotSpy11”
    • Updated the icons of serveral applications
    • French translation reviewed and amended by (JeuMeu)
  • Software Removed:Removed the following 40 discontinued/incompatible products:
    • Adblock Plus for IE
    • Adobe Flash Player 32 ActiveX
    • Adobe Flash Player 32 NPAPI
    • Adobe Flash Player 32 PPAPI
    • Adobe Shockwave
    • Ares Galaxy
    • Avidemux
    • Chrome Cleanup Tool (Portable)
    • ComicRack
    • Core Temp
    • CutePDF Writer
    • EMET
    • FormatFactory
    • Kaspersky Free
    • Lightworks
    • Magic ISO
    • Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit
    • Microsoft .NET Framework
    • .NET Framework Repair Tool (Portable)
    • Microsoft Security Essentials
    • Microsoft Silverlight
    • Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable (x64)
    • Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable (x86)
    • Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable (x64)
    • Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable (x86)
    • Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Redistributable (x64)
    • Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Redistributable (x86)
    • Microsoft Visual C++ 2012 Redistributable (x64)
    • Microsoft Visual C++ 2012 Redistributable (x86)
    • Microsoft Visual C++ 2013 Redistributable (x64)
    • Microsoft Visual C++ 2013 Redistributable (x86)
    • MPC-BE (Media Player Classic – Black Edition)
    • Nmap
    • Panda Dome
    • Razer Cortex
    • RealPlayer
    • Remote Desktop Connection Manager
    • Startup Delayer
    • System Mechanic
    • Vuze
 
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Patch My PC 4.5.0.1 (30-Dec/2022) released:
  • Fixes:
    • Fixed when disabling logs not getting disabled
    • Other minor fixes
 

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Patch My PC Home Updater v4.5.0.3

What's new in 4.5.0.3 (03-Apr/2023)​

  • Improvements and bug fixes.
 

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I also noticed that it doesn't have Free Download Manager on the list of apps to be installed.
And Spotify for PC.
 
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Dear @Arequire
Today, I saw "OpenVPN 2.6.2-I001 amd64" in the list of programs that patch-my-pc mentioned it will update. I let it update. I hope it was ok?
I don't have an AMD CPU? So why is that? I only have installed three different VPN application in my Windows.
 

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Dear @Arequire
Today, I saw "OpenVPN 2.6.2-I001 amd64" in the list of programs that patch-my-pc mentioned it will update. I let it update. I hope it was ok?
I don't have an AMD CPU? So why is that? I only have installed three different VPN application in my Windows.
Sure it wasn't "arm64" instead of "amd64"?
Generally VPN providers update their OpenVPN instance when updating their applications, but if the associated VPN continues to work without issue I assume it's okay that it updated independently.
 
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Patch My PC Home Updater – Release Notes​


What's new in 4.5.0.4 (29-Aug/2023)​

  • Minor fixes
  • Improved the detection of:
    • Brackets
    • CCleaner
    • FileZila Client
 

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