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1KO80 "Automatically" detects and installs missing security updates???
Member 9th Mar, 2011 07:44
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I'm wondering how this software works because ever since downloading the software I am totally confused. There are a number of missing security updates, but when I began addressing some of these issues the computer now is literally useless (if I press [double click] on Internet Explorer, for example, I have to wait several minutes for anything to happen). Do I need to uninstall and forget about this software and pay the freak squad to deal with my computer? Any help would be appreciated. I was directed here from moderators at a spyware software company.

Joe

mogs RE: "Automatically" detects and installs missing security updates???
Expert Contributor 9th Mar, 2011 09:10
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Hello.
Have you read thro' "How it works" here ? :-
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal...
You might also find it worth bookmarking the FAQ's for future reference :-
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal...

It is not very usual for the performance to be affected by patching your programs.
What is your Operating System....Internet Explorer version and psi version ?

It is often the case that tho' a prog gets updated...older file/version get left behind, and continue to be detected. If that is so, the following might help :-

Finding the file path.

psi versions 1.5.0.1 and 1.5.0.2

Use the Advanced interface...or switch to it ( Simple/ Advanced..top right of psi panel ).

1/. Click on the + sign alongside the programme to expand it.
2/. Click again on Tech Details in the Toolbox to confirm the installation path of the detected file/prog. 3/.Post the Installation Path back to the forum if you are uncertain how best to proceed.

psi version 2.0

Go to Results from the Dashboard


1/. Click on the + sign alongside the file.
2/. This will reveal the file path.
3/. Post the info back to the forum if uncertain how best to proceed.

I'm sure that's enough for you to be reading/checking thro' at the moment.....hope it's of some use for the time being.......regards,






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1KO80 RE: "Automatically" detects and installs missing security updates???
Member 10th Mar, 2011 00:14
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on 9th Mar, 2011 09:10, mogs wrote:
Hello.
Have you read thro' "How it works" here ? :-
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal...
You might also find it worth bookmarking the FAQ's for future reference :-
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal...

It is not very usual for the performance to be affected by patching your programs.
What is your Operating System....Internet Explorer version and psi version ?

It is often the case that tho' a prog gets updated...older file/version get left behind, and continue to be detected. If that is so, the following might help :-

Finding the file path.

psi versions 1.5.0.1 and 1.5.0.2

Use the Advanced interface...or switch to it ( Simple/ Advanced..top right of psi panel ).

1/. Click on the + sign alongside the programme to expand it.
2/. Click again on Tech Details in the Toolbox to confirm the installation path of the detected file/prog. 3/.Post the Installation Path back to the forum if you are uncertain how best to proceed.

psi version 2.0

Go to Results from the Dashboard


1/. Click on the + sign alongside the file.
2/. This will reveal the file path.
3/. Post the info back to the forum if uncertain how best to proceed.

I'm sure that's enough for you to be reading/checking thro' at the moment.....hope it's of some use for the time being.......regards,



I have XP Home SP3 and PSI 2.0.0.3001. I have to admit I am pretty much illiterate when it comes to computers.

When I first installed the PSI software my system rating was about 72%. It still ran somewhat fine until I started "patching" (is that the right term?) some of the software listed by hitting the links ("Install solution") on the right.

There looks to be about 17 programs that don't meet the "up-to-date" standard; some of them have a live "Install solution" hyperlink on the right, but many don't have any solution. Please help.

KO
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Maurice Joyce RE: "Automatically" detects and installs missing security updates???
Handling Contributor 10th Mar, 2011 00:37
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We need to know the file paths then we can give U a site to install the latest version.

U can do them one at a time if U like & report progress as U install each one.

FINDING A FILE PATH - PSI VERSION 2

From the DASHBOARD page click on SCAN RESULTS.

1. This will list all your programmes with a + to the left of each one.
2. Click the + sign next to the item that U want help with.
3. This will reveal the path under DETECTED INSTANCES.
4. Highlight it then copy (CTRL+C) then paste (CTRL+V)) that path back to the Forum.


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