Alternative to Spybot S&D?

  bri-an 21:39 28 Jun 2007

Unable to stop Spybot giving me warnings, stopping and having to click OK to continue.
Uninstalled and re-installed with no joy.
Time to move to something else if possible - any suggestions out there?

  brundle 21:46 28 Jun 2007

A selection here;
click here

  VoG II 21:48 28 Jun 2007

It would be more appropriate to fix the errors with Spybot but maybe this is up to them.

Ad-aware click here
Superantispyware click here
Spywareblaster click here
AVG Antispyware click here
Windows Defender click here
A-squared click here

  provider 2 21:54 28 Jun 2007

Seems unwise to get rid of the old Spybot since it has a reputation for catching more malware than you have any right to expect of a free programme. Maybe an install without the Teatimer might be a better idea.

  bri-an 21:57 28 Jun 2007

Thanks, guys.
I would dearly love to solve the irritating problem I have with Spybot - but have no idea how to.
The 'warning' says look in 'Include errors.log' but I cannot find any such thing!
I can get to a file called TrojansC in the 'Includes' folder, but trying to open anything just opens the main Spybot page!
Going round in circles - so 'abandon ship' seems the only course of action.

  bluto1 22:23 28 Jun 2007

I'm sorry you've taken the "sinking ship" route, because there's a perfectly good tutorial built in to Spybot S & D and it might be worth your while having a read of it. As provider 2 says, it's got a great reputation.

  bri-an 22:31 28 Jun 2007

Will have a look at that - thanks.
Been using Spybot for years and would hate to lose it, but......!!

  p;3 14:29 29 Jun 2007

why not uninstall it, reboot and reinstall it without the tea timer bit?

you do know you can choose what YOU want from the updates selection?????

  bri-an 15:29 29 Jun 2007

Tried that already, been using Spybot for years and am selective in what I choose and tea timer is never installed.

  Quiet Life 15:31 29 Jun 2007

a-squared has serious problems with current update so not recommended at the moment.

  p;3 15:42 29 Jun 2007

so what IS spybot apparently finding?

may I please make a suggestion?

as you do seem to be having such terrible problems , why not run a log
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register with

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and post a new thread

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just to make sure ALL the comp IS clear and clean from any rubbish? really exclude an infection or a whooppssee with the comp?

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