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Another patch tool

posted Mar 24, 2013, 8:05 AM by Chip Andrews
While not open source, if you need a simple tool to patch third-party applications on a Windows machine you may want to check out www.patchmypc.com.  They've done a good job of automatic a process that should have been automated a long time ago.  What is needed now is to have a similar application delivered as a system service that runs on all computers in a domain.  Microsoft Systems Center Configuration Manager is close but who has time to constantly create new deployment packages?  The folks at patchmypc have the right idea.  They maintain the package database - you just choose which applications you want to patch.