In addition to new features and improvements, program updates fix security holes. For this reason it is very important to keep all programs installed on your PC always up to date.
If you want a help to keep the programs updated, Secunia PSI is a free security program capable of automatically checking and updating all programs installed on your computer.
The interface of the new version of Secunia PSI (3.0) has been completely redesigned and made easier to understand, especially for beginner users who are just wanting to update their computer programs.
When you open Secunia PSI 3, it checks the programs installed on your computer and displays the list of programs that are outdated on your computer, and below, the list of programs that are up to date.
The versions of the programs installed on your computer are compared to the Secunia PSI online database to identify the programs installed on your computer that need updating.
Secunia PSI 3 can check and update programs automatically, download updates and let you decide when you want to install them or check for updates and let you decide when to download and install.
If you choose the manual option, you can update the programs simply by clicking on its icon or name. Then Secunia PSI will download and install the updated version of the program automatically.
You can also skip updates to certain programs that you simply do not want to upgrade. Just right click on the program icon and select the “Ignore update to this program” option.
By right clicking on the programs you will find other useful options, like selecting the language of the program (useful for programs in English) and options to see the details and information of the program.
If you want to check the history of the updated programs, you can click the “History” option in the menu that appears in the footer of the program to see the registration of updated programs, with date, version, etc.
Overall, Secunia PSI 3.0’s new minimalist interface is more attractive to inexperienced users. On the other hand, more experienced users who like to have more information can download Secunia PSI 2.0.
Compatible with Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7 (32 and 64 bit).