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Old 12-15-2007, 03:37 PM   #1
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I had CA but it expired, so what is a good anti spyware? i want one taht scans common locations for trakcing cookies and stuffs, thanks for helping
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Old 12-15-2007, 03:43 PM   #2
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I use Spybot Search & Destroy, and it works fine for me

Since getting this computer, a while back now, I haven't had one piece of spyware, and I use the Internet alot.

With the program, you have to make sure you check the site every couple of months, or when you notice stuff appearing in the checker, because the updater within the program doesn't check for program updates.
So, some updates may stop working correctly, so you'll then know you need to update to the new version and start again.

Not really a problem.

http://www.spybot.com
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Old 12-15-2007, 03:51 PM   #3
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Yeah spybot or spy sweeper
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Old 12-15-2007, 03:59 PM   #4
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okay.. each site i DL the S&D it says some error, any links to a proper site/ another free antivirus?
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Old 12-15-2007, 04:16 PM   #5
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Default Re: Best anti spyware?

Try AdAware Se its a good anti spyware program, the one i currently use. http://www.lavasoftusa.com/
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Old 12-15-2007, 04:18 PM   #6
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http://www.lavasoftusa.com/products/ad_aware_free.php
http://www.safer-networking.org/index2.html then choose your region
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use adware and windows defender
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Old 12-15-2007, 05:49 PM   #8
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I use spybot and AVG antispyware. They both work great and I haven't had any spyware. Adaware is also very good, I had that one but haven't reinstalled it since I formatted.
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Spyware Doctor is better than any of those, but you have to buy it to use it fully. However, the trial gives you real-time protection for free. If you dont want to pay, Ad-aware is pretty good for common antispyware, download that.
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Old 12-15-2007, 05:58 PM   #10
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There is a starter version of spyware doctor that is excellent and can be downloaded through google pack: http://pack.google.com/intl/en/pack_...gn=en&ciNum=11

It lacks the realtime protection but it does a heck of a job at picking up things while scanning.
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