Spybot

Spybot 1.6

Free
This tool specializes in the removal of adware and spyware
4.2  (424 votes)
1.4
2.4.40 (See all)

With its improved speed on scans and support for dozen different browsers detect and remove adware, spyware, modules and all kinds of malware with Spybot - Search & Destroy. This tool specializes in the removal of these kinds of threats while the Antivirus companies are barely just offering this.

Spybot also can clean program and browsing tracks from a system, this is especially handy when sharing the computer. What's more if you are an advanced user, it lets you to fix Registry errors related to adware and to malicious program installations.

This application is a freeware and has an update feature that makes the program be aware up to the day of the threats found out there. This tool is worldwide known and is between the first 3 downloads on these type of tools on most software libraries sites, and it can be assured that it has the most current and complete listings of adware, dialers, and other uninvited things.

Modules chosen for removal can be sent directly to the trash, doing a complete elimination from the system.

Raul Iniguez
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Review summary

Pros

  • Large malware database support, no need to have expensive antivirus tools, easy to use

Cons

  • No automatic updating, shows false readings on
  • occasions
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