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Keep your software up-to-date

Outdated software is a potential risk for your computer since hackers can take advantage of unpatched vulnerabilities.

What’s the risk?

Hackers love to exploit old software, as it’s the weakest link in most people’s security. That’s why regular software updates are fundamental to your PC’s security. Avast makes updating software a breeze and helps you avoid installing any unwanted software.

How can hackers harm my PC?

Outdated software lacks the most current security measures and patches, leaving you vulnerable to hackers who know how to exploit these weak spots. To ensure that you’re fully protected, you need to update your software regularly.

Update your software with just one click

All Avast security products for home PCs let you update your software with a single click.
Premier users don’t even need to do that, as software updates automatically in the background.

Do you use Avast? 230 million people all around the world do. If you’re already one of them, but aren’t using Premier, just go to Scan › Scan for outdated software and click the button to run the test.

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