Secunia Online Software Inspector: Scan your Windows & software for vulnerabilities

The Secunia Online Software Inspector is a quick way to check if your operating system, as well as all the software installed on your Windows PC are up-to-date. This online tool will scan your Windows PC for operating system & software vulnerabilities and list them out if any are found. This post explains what it does and at the end, you can scan your PC without leaving this website.

Secunia Online Software Inspector

Secunia Online Software Inspector

If you already have Secunia Personal Software Inspector or some other Software Update Checker installed on your computer, you may not feel the need to run this online tool from Secunia. But if you don’t, and are looking for a quick way to check if your Windows or any of your installed software have unpatched vulnerabilities, then you will find Secunia Online Software Inspector useful.

Secunia Online Software Inspector will detect  insecure versions of some common programs installed on your PC – it currently supports around 100 programs. It will also verify if all the Microsoft patches have been applied to your Windows.

Thus, in a way, Secunia Online Software Inspector will assist you in not just updating & patching your computer – but also in securing & protecting it.

You do not need to install anything extra to run this online tool. It runs through your browser. But you will require to have Sun Java installed on your system – which not many have, these days. But if you do have it installed, you will be able to use this tool. When you run Secunia Online Software Inspector, it will also activate additional security features in Sun Java.

To scan your Windows PC, you may click on the Scan button, and then the Start button to start the vulnerability scan.

Let us know if it helped you.

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Anand Khanse is the Admin of, a 10-year Microsoft MVP Awardee in Windows (2006-16) & a Windows Insider MVP. Please read the entire post & the comments first, create a System Restore Point before making any changes to your system & be careful about any 3rd-party offers while installing freeware.