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Unwatched vs Unpatched - What's the difference?

unwatched | unpatched |

As adjectives the difference between unwatched and unpatched

is that unwatched is not watched; unsupervised while unpatched is not fitted with patches.

As a verb unwatched

is (unwatch).




  • Not watched; unsupervised.
  • Verb

  • (unwatch)
  • unpatched



  • Not fitted with patches.
  • ragged, unpatched jeans
  • (computing) For which a patch is not yet available.
  • * 2007 , Harris et al'', ''Gray Hat Hacking: The Ethical Hacker's Handbook
  • Microsoft is actually pretty good about warning users about active attacks abusing unpatched vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer.
  • (computing) Not patched; to which a patch has not been applied.
  • * 2003 , Derek Vadala, Managing RAID on Linux
  • When working with kernel patches, it's a good idea to apply them to a clean, unpatched kernel.