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Spyware Blaster - worth reinstalling?

  Joe G 22:01 23 Jan 2018

I had SB installed on my previous SSD on my PC and still have it on my laptop. Is it worth reinstalling on the new SSD I have just installed on the PC and keeping on the laptop.

I run Malwarebytes and Superantispyware (both free versions) regularly and have Windows Defender on both PC and laptop. Both are Win 10


  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 22:48 23 Jan 2018

Yes SpywareBlaster is a Blocker and stops you going or being redirected to many bad sites

  Joe G 22:54 23 Jan 2018

Thanks I'll reinstall it on the PC then. Thought it might be redundant by now but good to see it is still worth having

  The Kestrel 13:48 24 Jan 2018

You must remember to update it regularly if using the free version as the automatic update is only available in the paid for version.

  Joe G 14:23 24 Jan 2018

Thanks - yes I check at least once a week - just about to reinstall on my PC now!

  Joe G 14:28 24 Jan 2018

I haven't tended to use the snapshot option previously - just run it. Is this something worth keeping up with?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 15:45 24 Jan 2018

I've never used it myself as I use Macrium Reflect to image my system drive completely if there are any problems.

  Joe G 15:57 24 Jan 2018

Thanks - yes I thought a full backup would be more appropriate

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