Application to scan for spyware, adware, hijackers and other malicious software.
- Software: Spybot – Search & Destroy
- Version: 2.7.64
- License: Freeware
- OS: Windows 7/8/XP
- Requirements: No special requirements
- Publisher: Safer Networking Ltd.
SpyBot – Search & Destroy description:
Spybot – Search & Destroy can detect and remove a multitude of adware files and modules from your computer. Spybot also can clean program and Web-usage tracks from your system, which is especially useful if you share your computer. Modules chosen for removal can be sent directly to the included file shredder, ensuring complete elimination from your system. For advanced users, it allows you to fix Registry inconsistencies related to adware and to malicious program installations. The handy online-update feature ensures that Spybot always has the most current and complete listings of adware, dialers, and other uninvited system residents.
Here are some key features of ‘SpyBotSearch Destroy’:
-Removal of keyloggers
-Save removal of threats by shredding them
-Backups of every removed problem
-Exclude option to ignore specific problems
-Permanent blocking of known tracking cookies for IE
-Permanent blocking of threating downloads in IE
-Command line parameters to automate tasks
-Number of targets > 600 > 600
-Number of detection files and entries > 10000 > 10000
-Detailed information about problems found
-Strict criteria to define targets
-Integrated update function
-Free email & forum support
-Settings to automate scan, removal and update
-System reports to locate even unknown threats
-Skins to adjust interface to the users liking.