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whats the best program to remove spyware and stuff, but its also freee???

By sublime1sw
Jun 3, 2005
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  1. anyone have any suggestions. Cause i use freedom antispyware and it dosnt work all the time. Is there anything else
     
  2. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 25,948   +19

    Spybot search and destroy. Adaware se 1.6. Cwshredder. Spywareblaster. Mcafee avert stinger. all these programmes are free and readily available.

    May I suggest that you go HERE and read RBS`s post. You will find links to most of the programmes I mentioned above.

    Regards Howard :grinthumb
     
  3. Filard

    Filard TS Rookie

    Please be careful with Spybot if you are not familiar with it. It sometimes recognizes certain programs as spyware that is not. Just take notice of what it is deleting first.
     
  4. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 25,948   +19

    Hello Filard.

    I`d be interested if you could give me some examples of what you mean please.

    The reason I ask, is because I`ve been using Spybot for a long time, and have never had any problems with it.

    Regards Howard :grinthumb
     
  5. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 9,431

    For example Spybot S&D finds the automatic update component of F-Secure antivirus as Backweb Lite. That is correct since BackWeb is the thing used, but in this case it is a tame version that is not spyware. Needless to mention, F-Secure breaks thoroughly if you let Spybot kill the BW component.
     
  6. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 25,948   +19

    Thanks Nodsu.

    I was just curious, as I`d never heard of Spybot breaking anything before.

    Regards Howard :grinthumb
     
  7. Filard

    Filard TS Rookie

    oh well, i was beaten to it.
     
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