what is the best spyware to use?

  thetrickster 12:02 04 Nov 2007
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I am after a decent spyware program (free), currently using microsoft defender. Is this any good or are there other programs which are better.

thx

rich

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 12:12 04 Nov 2007

Never use Spyware

but always use ANTIspyware.
1 prog will not remove all you need a combination.

For best results run
a blocker such as SywareBalaster click here

a realtime scanner, defender is good as any

a back up scanner to run once a week or so to see if the others have missed anything I use AVG antispy for this
AVG Antispware click here
or
Adaware click here

but the choice is yours
Anti Spyware :-
Adaware click here
Spybot S&D click here
Spywareblaster click here
Spycatcher express click here
a2 click here
Windows Defender click here
AVG Antispware click here
Superantispyware click here
Hitman pro click here

  birdface 12:54 04 Nov 2007

If you are already using Defender you should only need SpywareBlaster And any other one of Fruit Bat's selections.I use A Squared but there are loads of free ones to pick from.

  pchelper001 13:22 04 Nov 2007

ad aware is a great program, i have used it for ages and i have never had any problems with it, and the personal edition is free.

  spuds 13:56 04 Nov 2007

I use this click here with good results.

I have used or trailed most free versions of anti programmes, and in the end you and the computer can get confused.Stick to one or two.

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