PatchMate is a program that automatically applies Microsoft security hot-fixes from CD to your computer with little or no user-intervention. PatchMate can install in as little as 5 minutes depending on system configuration. Installing patches even via a high-speed internet connection can take hours.There are many situations in which PatchMate can be a life-saver. For those people who service computers on a day-to-day basis PatchMate is an invaluable tool. The amount of time saved during the security lock-down steps of building a new machine will be self-evident from its first use!When you need to build several machines at once, PatchMate can speed up the process tremendously!