Here is a list of approved updates; these updates should be installed when available. The updates should automatically prompt the user by displaying their company’s logo in system tray (lower right corner by the time). It’s important to be careful when installing the updates because sometimes they package other unneeded bloatware that can be deselected during the update process.
Java allows you to play online games, chat with people around the world, calculate your mortgage interest, and view images in 3D, just to name a few. It’s also integral to the intranet applications and other e-business solutions that are the foundation of corporate computing.
2. Adobe Reader
Adobe Reader is free software that lets you open, view, search, digitally sign, verify, and print PDF files. To date, more than 600 million copies of Adobe Reader have been distributed worldwide on 23 platforms and in 33 languages.
Adobe® Flash® Player is a cross-platform, browser-based application runtime that provides uncompromised viewing of expressive applications, content, and videos across browsers and operating systems.
It is an updating service that enables users to obtain bug fixes and new features for their version of Windows. Windows Update components analyze your PC’s configuration and display a list of appropriate downloads for your individual system.
5. Antivirus software
Keeps your computer’s antivirus software up to date allowing it to properly detect newer and more complex viruses.