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Berlin, Germany, 2008/06/26 - The new "UpdateStar Packs" further ease a user’s software life, offering to setup a PC with all essential software, quickly and simply. These recommended software setups include top-rated freeware essentials only - UpdateStar.com.
Setting up a PC with software these days can be a repetitive, Sisyphean task. The new "UpdateStar Packs" bring an end to this toil. Users no longer need to spend endless hours searching for all the essential freebies and latest versions for their PC's.
UpdateStar Packs offer a simple and intuitive way to import complete software setups via the UpdateStar application. Using UpdateStar Packs is particularly invaluable when setting up software on a new PC. Users can simply import the Packs and start installing the programs included in these essential freeware collections. The user maintained UpdateStar database always delivers the very latest product information and download links.
Three different UpdateStar Packs available
Much like the well-known Google Pack, the new UpdateStar Packs offer complete software setups, which include top-rated and user recommended freeware applications.
All three UpdateStar Packs available aim at providing users with standard software setups that allow for a pain-free setup of a standard PC software environment:
• The Windows Starter Pack comes with essential freeware applications users need on every PC. It includes programs from categories such as Web Browser, E-mail Client, OpenOffice, Image Editor, Music and Video Jukebox, File Compression, PDF Reader, Torrent Client, and many more must-have applications.
• The Security Starter Pack provides PC users with essential freeware programs to make a PC secure. It includes programs such as Firewall, Antivirus, Spyware remover, Web-surfing adviser, Encryption and many more must-have applications.
• The Browser, Player & Viewer Pack equips PC users with a variety of essential freeware applications they need for the optimum web surfing and multimedia PC experience. The UpdateStar Pack setup files are only a few kilobytes in size. They can be downloaded from the UpdateStar website and be imported into UpdateStar.
Users can then easily install and try-out all the applications for themselves.
Create and export your own optimal installation "Pack"
Users can also export and backup their complete software setup locally using UpdateStar. This export acts as a "backup" of a user’s own software setup. Users can also recommend or pass on their own optimized software setup to friends and family.
UpdateStar users can also add notes for each program within the program’s details section. This is especially useful when adding license information and exporting these notes together with the program list for backup purposes.
With UpdateStar, managing one's own software setup and keeping software up-to-date is child's play. UpdateStar is Freeware, runs under Windows XP/Vista/2000 and is available by download from the UpdateStar website. The website also contains tips and tricks for successfully using the program.
UpdateStar (updatestar.com) is a project by exono from Berlin, Germany. The aim of the project is to make the life of every computer user easier. UpdateStar offers an outstanding service from which every user can profit, every single day. Our worldwide community helps maintain the UpdateStar database, and the positive feedback we receive each day shows just how impressed users are with the UpdateStar concept. UpdateStar provides users with valuable product information and optimal licensing offers for shareware and commercial products. UpdateStar cooperates with hundreds of software manufacturers and e-commerce partners. Partners in the media, such as the press and download portals, can join the UpdateStar partner program and distribute their own partner version of UpdateStar to their readers and customers.