SurfPatrol Alternatives

    SurfPatrol is described as 'free and simple online service for browser and plugins security checking' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to SurfPatrol for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Online / Web-based, Linux, Mac and SaaS. The best alternative is Ninite, which is free. Other great apps like SurfPatrol are SUMo (Freemium), Patch My PC (Free Personal), Probely (Freemium) and Filepuma.com Update Detector (Free).

    This page was last updated Nov 30, 2020

    1. Ninite is the easiest way to install software. Pick the apps you want, and the Ninite installer will download and install all of your selected apps at once, automatically. It is 100% hands-free; Ninite automatically rejects browser toolbars and other prepackaged junk.
    2. SUMo stands for Software Update Monitor. Thanks to SUMo you'll be able to keep your PC up-to-date by using the most recent version of your favorite software !.


      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Windows
      Patch My PC is a small portable application that updates third party applications and Windows updates. It’s critical to keep software up to date to ensure vulnerabilities are patched.
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    3. Probely finds vulnerabilities or security issues in web applications and provides guidance on how to fix them. Probe.ly was built having developers in mind.
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    4. Update Detector is a free application from Filepuma.com that helps you to keep the software on your computer up-to-date. It is so light and only takes seconds to run.


    5. If you are tired of manual installation of Windows programs after an OS reset, then you might want to look for an app that acts as and installation manager and includes a collection of apps necessary for day-to-day activities.
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    6. Qualys BrowserCheck is a free tool that scans your browser and its plugins to find potential vulnerabilities and security holes and help you fix them. This tool will also help you fix the security issues discovered by the scan.
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    7. Heimdal is a handy and reliable utility designed to update critical applications installed on your computer.
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    8. Many problems with plugins can be solved by updating to the latest version of the plugin. To check if any of your installed plugins are out of date, visit the Mozilla Plugin Check page.
    9. SecPod Saner is a light-weight, easy to use, enterprise-grade security solution for proactively assessing and securing your personal computer. It identifies security loopholes and misconfigurations, and remediates to ensure systems are secure.
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