If any of your system runs on Microsoft’s Operation System, then you you find yourself constantly upgrading or updating and applying the latest Microsoft security hot-fixes which Microsoft releases very often. If you have internet connection, especially broadband then the task of updating your system with latest Microsoft’s Security hot-fix is automated. You don’t do much, as the updates are downloaded automatically and is applied when you shut your system down.
What about systems that do not have internet connection or are on slower dial-up connection? The process there might take up a lot of man hours, and a lot of manual intervention, making the overall experience very ugly.
To automatically apply Microsoft’s security system without any human intervention, you can use PatchMate. Download PatchMate on to a CD, and just run the CD and let it do it’s work, every thing is done with least or no manual intervention. The team at PatchMate claims that this updates your system with hot-fixes even quicker than the auto-update feature with high-speed internet connection !
You’ll notice how valuable this tool is the moment you use it the first time ! If you are a system administrator who handles a lot of machines at a time, then PatchMate will speed up the process of applying patches tremendously.
Currently PatchMate is available for Windows XP -SP1, SP2 and SP3. Soon you’ll have PatchMate for 2003, Vista and Windows server 2008.
PatchMate releases updates once everymonth, so all you need to do is login to PatchMate once every month and update your system with the latest version of PatchMate. PacthMate is free to download and use.