Counterspy V2 causing sluggish cpu

  compumac 10:29 14 Apr 2007

I have upgraded Counterspy to V2.1.946 and find despite their claims that it uses less resources than the previous version, - with Active protection enabled the cpu is going away continually ten to the dozen. I have sent three e-mails to Sunbelt Software and they acknowledged the first one indicating that they would reply in a day or two, which in the past they have always done. I have received no communication from them in the past ten days. Anyone out there with the same/similar problem?

  compumac 08:35 15 Apr 2007

Just one bump

  MAJ 10:21 15 Apr 2007

Uninstall Counterspy and use one of the other free spyware removers.

Adaware: click here
Superantispyware: click here

and also install SpywareBlaster: click here

  compumac 16:23 15 Apr 2007

Already using those.

  MAJ 16:25 15 Apr 2007

You don't need Counterspy then, compumac, if it's causing problems (and it clearly is), uninstall it.

  compumac 16:44 15 Apr 2007

In actual fact each Antispyware programmes differentiate as to what is spyware and what is not. Counterspy does/did find others.

  Totally-braindead 16:46 15 Apr 2007

compumac the FE was using it last month I think it was and he was complaining about the same thing.
My renewal is up in 17 days and although I haven't noticed the slowdown myself I think I won't renew and will just use the free ones.

  compumac 17:36 15 Apr 2007

I have found since first posting this - on another forum they have have been really panning the upgrade for the same reason.

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