silent update

silent update

Modifying a program's executable code without the knowledge of the user. At startup, an application may query the Internet for an update and apply the change without prompting the user. For example, Google's Chrome browser performs routine silent updating to ensure that the latest vulnerabilities are fixed. See browser updates and live update.
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This is an interesting silent update and development for the Apple TV," AnandTech said.
Mozilla's silent update service sidesteps Windows User Account Control, or UAC, to push updates in the background so that users receive browser updates without interrupting their work.
Secunia Personal Software Inspector (PSI) provides customers with free automatic updates for third party programs and is easily managed with a "one click" or silent update mode.
London, Dec 18 (ANI): Software giant Microsoft has planned to implement automatic, silent updates to the latest version of Internet Explorer.