Why Update Your Apps?

Software is constantly evolving. If you check on your computer at any point in time some amount of your applications will need updating. For instance, the popular web browser, Mozilla Firefox is at their 27th version (that may change while this is being typed). So why does software constantly change?

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Why should you regularly update your computer apps

Why are there software updates?

There are several reasons for the updates or changes to the software. Developers are constantly finding ways to improve their software. These improvements and fixes are done through updates. There are numerous reasons for updates but essentially, their purposes are to fix existing bugs (problems and issues) in the software and improve security and compatibility. As an example, it is a good idea to make sure you have the latest version of Mirekusoft Install Monitor. You can always go to download page check for the latest version (from the application you can use Help | Check for Updates).

How Can Mirekusoft Install Monitor Help You?

Updating, however, can be a messy process and is one of the least tested aspects of software. Most testing usually focuses on new application installs. As the software is updated, over time it leave remnants of previous versions that are no longer needed. As a result, this can slow down your computer and is a potential cause of future complications to your system.

Another issue that can happen is that the newer version of the application does not fully meet your needs and or has a bug that interferes with your workflow. The only option at that point is to downgrade. Unfortunately downgrade testing for software is almost non-existent. It is common for a later version of an application to creates issues when going back to the earlier version. The reason is most software uninstallers do not fully uninstall an application. In some cases without being able to tell exactly where the issue is the only way to get back to normal would be to reinstall the system.This makes as much sense as rebuilding your house because you lost the key to one room. Here’s where Mirekusoft Install Monitor can save you a lot of time and pain. By using Install Monitor to fully remove the application you can then install an earlier version. This allows you to avoid reinstalling the operating system.

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