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Old 05-01-2006, 09:41 PM
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Default Best Free Program for getting rid of spyware.

What is the best free program available for getting rid of spyware?
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Old 05-02-2006, 06:33 AM
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There are many many programs out there, and it all depends on the user's opinion. My opinion is "Ad-Aware." http://www.lavasoft.de/software/adaware/
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Old 05-02-2006, 09:35 AM
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Yeah I use both Ad-aware and Spybot. I hear PestPatrol is good too but I haven't tried it.
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Old 05-02-2006, 11:51 AM
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microsoft has a program if you have XP.. "windows defender".
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Old 05-02-2006, 01:48 PM
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I use Windows Defender

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microsoft has a program if you have XP.. "windows defender".
It's not just Windows XP..... it's also for Windows 2000 and Windows Server 2003
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Old 05-02-2006, 07:46 PM
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Thanks guys...anyone one know what the basic difference is on all of these?...Just want to get an idea of why you guys favor different programs...
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Old 05-02-2006, 08:46 PM
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It's not a bad idea to use all of them... at work, I use adaware, spybot, spywareblaster and windows defender... at home all except the defender...
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Old 05-03-2006, 12:31 AM
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Yeah it's true. If you read around it seems to be proven that no one anti-spyware program detects everything. Always use a combination of programs.

Apparently they did a comparison on TechTV, and PestPatrol managed to find the most spyware, however still not all of it.
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Old 05-03-2006, 01:34 AM
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techtv doesn't exist anymore
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Old 05-03-2006, 06:29 AM
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Isn't it on like channel 300? I remember when I had IO from Optimum I watched it quite often.
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