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1. (WO2017186066) SOFTWARE MANAGEMENT METHOD AND APPARATUS

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/186066    International Application No.:    PCT/CN2017/081503
Publication Date: Fri Nov 03 00:59:59 CET 2017 International Filing Date: Sat Apr 22 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: G06F 9/44
Applicants: BEIJING QIHOO TECHNOLOGY COMPANY LIMITED
北京奇虎科技有限公司
Inventors: LI, Yuehong
李跃红
FENG, Nan
冯楠
Title: SOFTWARE MANAGEMENT METHOD AND APPARATUS
Abstract:
Provided are a software management method and apparatus. The method comprises: receiving a version rollback instruction for software input by a user; judging whether a currently installed first version of the software and at least one second version lower than the first version satisfy a version rollback rule; if so, collecting relevant information about version rollback for the software; and performing a version rollback operation of the software according to the relevant information. Also provided is a software management apparatus. By using the method and apparatus, the security of software of an installed second version lower than a first version is ensured, and the data security of a user is guaranteed. In a software rollback process, new and old versions of the software can be quickly uninstalled and installed, so that zero operation of a user in uninstallation and installation processes is ensured, thereby realizing automatic uninstallation and installation. Meanwhile, personalized demand configuration of the user can be automatically realized in the uninstallation and installation processes, thereby greatly improving the user experience.