Poll

Which antispyware is your favorite?

Ad-Aware
5 (41.7%)
Trend Micro Antispyware
1 (8.3%)
Webroot Spy Sweeper
0 (0%)
Sunbelt CounterSpy
1 (8.3%)
Zonelabs Antispyware
0 (0%)
Microsoft Antispyware
3 (25%)
Mcafee Antispyware
0 (0%)
PC Doctor
0 (0%)
Pest Patrol
0 (0%)
Spybot S&D
0 (0%)
None!
0 (0%)
Other
2 (16.7%)

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Yinyang4evry1

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Favorite Antispyware?
« on: August 14, 2005, 07:57:06 PM »
In everyone's opinion which antispyware do you thinks performs best?

greets,

tim 8)

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Re: Favorite Antispyware?
« Reply #1 on: August 14, 2005, 08:02:33 PM »
My favorite isn't mentioned. It is ccombination of:
- Common sense
- Knowledge
- Skills

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Re: Favorite Antispyware?
« Reply #2 on: August 14, 2005, 08:05:17 PM »
The very best SpyBot Search and Destroy is missing...  :P
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Yinyang4evry1

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Re: Favorite Antispyware?
« Reply #3 on: August 14, 2005, 08:08:31 PM »
other? i guess 8)

but if I were to remove spyware with my skills, I would delete the whole file, which is a bad thing ;D

I deleted a whole folder ( back when I first got my computer on July 2004 ) once because Norton wouldn't remove 'eZula' 8)

cheers,

tim ;)

oh ill fix it

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Re: Favorite Antispyware?
« Reply #4 on: August 14, 2005, 08:12:07 PM »
There actually isn't any ONE favorite or best Antispyware program.
For maximum protection, a combination of several good ones are needed to keep
your system clean. Especially the ones mentioned by Eddy. :)
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Yinyang4evry1

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Re: Favorite Antispyware?
« Reply #5 on: August 14, 2005, 08:20:04 PM »
weird... it only lets me post 13 choices
otherwise, it would delete something if I have more

greets,
tim

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Re: Favorite Antispyware?
« Reply #6 on: August 14, 2005, 09:18:42 PM »
i use ad aware & spybot s&d along with earthlinks spyblocker(resident) which is good,these 3 seem to work for me,bri

Omar

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Re: Favorite Antispyware?
« Reply #7 on: August 14, 2005, 09:36:30 PM »
spyware doctor. It has so many extra features that adaware, spybot, microsof spyware don`t have! such as pop up blocker, browser guard, keylogger guard.

spyware doctor is free!

"The most effective of all the products tested at both blocking and removing spyware and keyloggers, and it's our current Editors' Choice"
- PC Magazine Editors' Choice, June 19, 2005

http://www.pctools.com/spyware-doctor/


the trend micros spyware scan is very good as well!
« Last Edit: August 14, 2005, 09:44:37 PM by Omar »

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Re: Favorite Antispyware?
« Reply #8 on: August 14, 2005, 09:59:05 PM »
1. Use a browser that is less suceptable to spyware/adware in the first place.
Also consider not browsing with administrator privileges, Security Tips & Tricks - DropMyRights.
2. As Eddy said use common sense in the sites you frequent, the links you click, and the stuff you download.
3. This can be backed up with reasonable tools, AdAware, Spybot S&D, Spyware blaster & Guard.
4. If all else fails, ensure you have a backup strategy, if you don't want to lose it back it up.
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Re: Favorite Antispyware?
« Reply #9 on: August 14, 2005, 10:03:21 PM »
can someone tell me if they even update spywareguard anymore it seems that the last time i tried it the definitions date was really old ???

DukeNukem

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Re: Favorite Antispyware?
« Reply #10 on: August 14, 2005, 10:03:41 PM »
I havent had any spyware or adware before and i have only used spybot, lavasoft and ms antispyware. Out of those MS antispyware gets my vote.

Yinyang4evry1

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Re: Favorite Antispyware?
« Reply #11 on: August 14, 2005, 10:11:23 PM »
we all know that antispywares will automatically delete GAIN publishing LLC., right?
but Spyware Doctor keeps automatically deleting Wild Tangent Game Driver that came with my pc and it won't let me recover it either...
same with Spybot it detects it as spyware it lets me restore every step though when it restores it, the game driver is null
and secretmaker like i mentioned in my other thread keeps not letting me gain a full connection to the internet... all I wanted to say

cheers ya'll 8) ;D,

tim

Yinyang4evry1

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Re: Favorite Antispyware?
« Reply #12 on: August 14, 2005, 10:21:55 PM »
so far ad-aware and other is tied

tim 8)

Yinyang4evry1

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Re: Favorite Antispyware?
« Reply #13 on: August 14, 2005, 10:25:42 PM »
looks like people love ad-aware

tim(again) 8)

Yinyang4evry1

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Re: Favorite Antispyware?
« Reply #14 on: August 14, 2005, 10:51:19 PM »
whoa for real whats with spyware guards its definitions are like in 2004

really old, it is,

greets,

tim 8)