06477703 is referenced by 104 patents.

A patch selection tool providing a method and apparatus for identifying software patches for installation on a computer system in which current versions of software applications installed on the computer system are identified as well as currently installed patches, products, and versions. An initial list of recommended patches is generated based on the combination of the installed products and the validated list of datasheet selected products, a final list is created by modifying the initial list to remove bad or outdated patches.

Title
Software patch selection tool
Application Number
9/342763
Publication Number
6477703 (B1)
Application Date
June 29, 1999
Publication Date
November 5, 2002
Inventor
Mary Beth Titman
Sugar Hill
GA, US
Lisa Stapleton
Alpharetta
GA, US
Roger Spotts
Kennesaw
GA, US
Janet Ritzer
Atlanta
GA, US
Linda Richards
Snellville
GA, US
Eric Marakovits
Marietta
GA, US
Abbey Macias
Sacramento
CA, US
Kay Chan
Los Altos Hills
CA, US
Randolph C Smith
Acworth
GA, US
Agent
Richard F Schuette
US
Assignee
Hewlett Packard Company
CA, US
IPC
G06F 9/455
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