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    Windows 10 Home 64bit
       29 May 2017 #11

    EdTittel said: View Post
    Thanks, Barman! I know it's a great recommendation because I used to run WSCC on an earlier iteration of my current production system. Here's a link to an article I wrote about WSCC for TechTarget in March 2013: Windows System Control Center organizes utilities for admin toolboxes. I got tired of the constant (manual) updates and reverted back to NirLauncher. Maybe I should take another look!
    Thanks again,
    --Ed--
    WSCC has got it's own built in updater.
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  2. Posts : 2,369
    Windows 10 Pro x64 1803 - XP/Vista/Win7/Win8.1 in VM for testing
       29 May 2017 #12

    The updater is manual but of course it only updates when the actual tool is updated, and as it's not good practice to run an out of date tool it's my current practice to run the updater each time I use the WSCC, before any actual work. When I was using the tool many times a day I would run the update once a day at start of business.

    There is also Automatically Update SysInternals Tools with SysInternals Updater which could be run on a schedule for heavy users, not aware of a similar app for Nirsoft but it may be available
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  3.    30 May 2017 #13

    I should have clarified that the constant need for updating WSCC just got wearing after a while. I agree that it's both necessary and justified that a huge collection of tools would need constant updating: it just started to bother me to have to keep doing so. I guess I need to get back with the program. I'm going to install it on one of my VMs and live with it for a while and see how it goes. Thanks!
    --Ed--
    Last edited by EdTittel; 30 May 2017 at 09:44. Reason: fix type
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