Alternative to Webroot Spysweeper

  JaßîsFaß ˜ 00:16 26 Nov 2004

I seem to have lost the Spysweeper software I had installed (or at least don't have a product code to reload the copy I was using). Can anyone recommend a good free download alternative?

  GANDALF <|:-)> 00:52 26 Nov 2004

click here you will need no other.


  JaßîsFaß ˜ 13:02 26 Nov 2004

Is everyone else of the same view about Lavasofts?
Is this free version as good protection as other products you have to buy?

  bertiecharlie 13:08 26 Nov 2004

Lavasoft's Adaware is very good click here for recent test results.

  Diodorus Siculus 13:28 26 Nov 2004

As well as AdAware, many suggest using SpyBot S&D also. The two together will do a good job.

  Diodorus Siculus 14:03 26 Nov 2004

click here
SB and ifyou are infected, click here
free version will help clear it.

  JaßîsFaß ˜ 20:24 26 Nov 2004

Cheers for additional advice, I already have Spybot-S&D and CW Shredder, and now considering trying the Lavasoft Adaware to replace my Spysweeper. Don't believe I have any current infections to worry about.

  Cook2 20:29 26 Nov 2004

This click here compliments S&D.

  JaßîsFaß ˜ 20:40 26 Nov 2004

Noted Ta

  JaßîsFaß ˜ 18:15 27 Nov 2004

I've just done a first scan with Adaware SE but am a bit confused why it is reporting on it's scan 49 objects (of MRU lists type - negligible)? Do I have to tell it to ignore these. They all seem to be about shortcuts or lists of recently used files and programs.

  VoG II 18:20 27 Nov 2004

You can ignore these.

The next time you scan, untick "Search for negligible risk entries".

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