Simplify third-party patching on your Windows PC

Patch My PC

Patch My PC

  -  2.5 MB  -  Freeware
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    Patch My PC (Home Updater) LATEST

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    Windows Vista / Windows 7 / Windows 8 / Windows 10 / Windows 11

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Patch My PC (Home Updater) is a free, easy-to-use, portable program that keeps over 300 common third-party applications up-to-date on your Desktop PC. Let us take the tedious work out of installing and keeping your apps up-to-date to and stay more secure!

Patch My PC’s mission is to simplify how enterprises create, manage, update, and deploy third-party applications within System Center Configuration Manager. Patch My PC Updater is a portable application meaning that it doesn’t install on your Windows PC.


Stay Secure
Hackers target vulnerabilities in outdated software to compromise your PC.

Save Time
Save time by automating the installation and updating of over 300 applications!

IT Pro Options
Plenty of options for IT Pro’s to make their day to day jobs easier.

Patch My PC is a portable app and less than 2MB.

Quality Testing
Updates are tested thoroughly for detection, installation, and malware.

Main 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  • Change updated and outdated apps color for color blindness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 Are The System Requirements?
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5
  • Internet access
  • Note: the Home Updater is supported on Windows 7 and newer operating systems
Uninstalling Patch My PC Updater

Patch My PC Updater is a portable application meaning that it doesn’t install on your PC. To uninstall Patch My PC, simply delete PatchMyPC.exe.


Automatic Updates: It simplifies the process of updating software by automatically scanning your system and identifying outdated programs. It then provides one-click updates for those programs, saving you time and effort.

Comprehensive Software Database: It has a large database of supported software applications, including popular ones like web browsers, office suites, media players, and security software. This ensures that you can keep most of your important applications up to date.

Customizable: You can choose which applications you want the tool to update and which ones you want to exclude. This level of customization allows you to maintain control over your software updates.

Scheduled Updates: You can set up scheduled scans and updates, so your software remains current without manual intervention.

Portable Version: It offers a portable version, which means you can run it from a USB drive without needing to install it on your computer.

Freeware: The Home Updater version of this software is free for personal use, making it an attractive option for users looking to keep their software up to date without incurring additional costs.


Limited to Windows: Patch My PC is designed specifically for Windows systems, so users with other operating systems (such as macOS or Linux) won't be able to use it.

Limited Software Support: While the tool supports a wide range of popular applications, it may not cover every software program you have installed on your computer. You may still need to manually update some less common or niche applications.

User Interface: Some users may find the user interface of the tool less intuitive or visually appealing compared to other software updaters.

Requires Administrative Privileges: To perform software updates, it may require administrative privileges, which could be an inconvenience for some users.

Reliance on Third-Party Sources: The program relies on third-party sources for its software updates. While this is common for software updaters, it means that the quality and timeliness of updates depend on the availability and reliability of these sources.


In summary, Patch My PC (Home Updater) can be a valuable tool for automating software updates on Windows systems, especially for those who want a free solution. However, it's essential to be aware of its limitations and potential issues, such as the need for administrative privileges and occasional false positives. Always exercise caution when updating software and consider creating backups before applying updates, as sometimes updates can introduce new bugs or issues.

Note: Requires .NET Framework.

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