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spyware programs

Discussion in 'Software' started by mallet, May 1, 2008.

  1. mallet

    mallet Kilobyte Poster

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    any recommended free spyware programs out there that people have already tried and tested? and not trail versions.
    I am currently using sbybot but its developed a very annoying with the trojan.sbi file. which I have already investigated the problem but refuses to work.

    -Mallet
     
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  2. greenbrucelee
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    I have spybot too I haven't had any problems with it....yet.

    I did have adaware but the last update I got but stopped it from working.
     
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  3. mallet

    mallet Kilobyte Poster

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    what version of spybot you running? as when I tried the 1.5 version it seems slow compared to the current version 1.4


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  4. greenbrucelee
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    I am running version 1.5.2 I always thought spybot was slow :twisted:
     
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  5. UCHEEKYMONKEY
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    UCHEEKYMONKEY R.I.P - gone but never forgotten. Gold Member

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    PC tools offer a demo version or spybot.

    PCTOOLS WEBSITE

    They also have threatfire which protects you against malware and it's free, it's the full vesion and not the cut down one like some of the other on the market8)
     
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  6. mallet

    mallet Kilobyte Poster

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    thanks guys, I give them both a try over the weekends :)

    -Mallet
     
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  7. Softix

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    Thanks for sharing this! I love finding freeware that is good!
     
  8. zimbo
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  9. ffreeloader

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    Try Linux. You won't have malware problems. You won't have to run any AV software or anything like adaware or spybot.
     
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  10. noelg24

    noelg24 Terabyte Poster

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    SUPERAnti Spyware...its the DADDY! :biggrin
     
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