Free Spyware Downloads
Top 5 free spyware downloads
It can be tricky trying to decide on software that is guaranteed to erase spyware from your PC. Thankfully, we've put together a list of the Top 5 free spyware downloads that people rely on to protect their computers from the scourge of spyware.
Want some advice? Download the top two choices - Ad-Aware SE Personal Edition and Spybot Search and Destroy v1.3 . These two tend to overlap nicely, with each program always picking up one or two that the other one missed. With this super duo, spyware will have nowhere to run, nowhere to hide. Read on and learn.
Ad-Aware SE Personal Edition - lavasoft.com
Ad-Aware SE Personal Edition is a solid, popular program that takes just a few minutes to download. Used by over 100 million people, it scans your entire system and then notifies the user as to any hazardous adware, removing it at your discretion. It classifies hazards according to their threat and recommends that any adware considered damaging is promptly removed; which the program does easily and quickly.
Spybot Search and Destroy - safer-networking.org
Spybot Search and Destroy is used by over 46 million people to protect their computers from spyware and adware. Spybot is the only anti spyware program that made it onto CNET's Top Ten Software list. It is regularly reviewed and described as the best by PC World and PC Magazine.
Spyware Doctor pctools.com
Spyware Doctor makes it onto the Top 5 free spyware downloads list because it is used by over five million people, but note that only the trial scan is free; the entire registered version must be purchased in order to take advantage of the other components of Spyware Doctor . However, 'The Doctor' has won a number of awards: a CNET five star rating, a Microsoft and Wugnet Shareware Award, and a MajorGeeks.com Editors' Pick.
SpywareBlaster - javacoolsoftware.com
Downloaded by over two million people, SpywareBlaster currently brags no awards, but it is completely free for users and has quite a good reputation. It rated four stars from CNET.
Webroot Spy Sweeper - webroot.com
Used by over three million people, Webroot Spy Sweeper offers a free trial scan, but the registered version must be purchased to take full advantage. It, too, has won a plethora of awards: PC Magazine Editors' Choice 2004 and Best of Year 2004, a CNET five star rating, amd a Laptop Magazine Editors' Choice 2004.