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#1 OfficialPro

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Posted 21 July 2010 - 12:53 PM

I was told at the place I bought my computer (and get it fixed) that SuperAntiSpyware is a form of malware and isn't any good. Why would they say this?

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Posted 21 July 2010 - 01:03 PM

They do not know their business.
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Posted 21 July 2010 - 01:06 PM

There could be a variety of reasons for someone saying that to include a personal bad experience, ignorance of security tools, attempts to get you to purchase something else or confusing SUPERAntispyware with a rogue program.

SUPERAntiSpyware Download Products and Trial Versions is a legitimate program and very good as a supplement to your existing anti-virus program. We recommend it here at BC as one of many Trustworthy Programs:
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Posted 21 July 2010 - 05:29 PM

It does look kinda cheesy (especially the website), and the logo with the dude behind the red symbol looks kinda like the Spy Sheriff logo. Either that or they partially knew what they were talking about and got it confused with a Rogue Antivirus with a similar name
"Snake, you have to use the control panel."

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Posted 21 July 2010 - 07:50 PM

I use it along with malwarebytes for free on demand scanning only as they dont detect the same malware.
There has been a few kerfuffuls on other forums reguarding some flakey buisness practices in the past.

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Posted 22 July 2010 - 01:06 PM

In fact, I have heard of people getting it confused with a rogue program. I think there was an accidental confusion on a very trustworthy web site once too. www.spywarewarrior.com, I think it was.

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Posted 22 July 2010 - 01:41 PM

Yeah my older sister almost started yelling at me because she thought it was rogue and I was running it on her computer.
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Posted 22 July 2010 - 01:49 PM


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Posted 22 July 2010 - 05:54 PM

Purchase a SuperAntiSpyware Lifetime subscription immediately. Any software that updates its definitions 7 or 8 times a day is something special.

SuperAntiSpyware & Iobit Security 360 are perfectly complementary to one another.

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Posted 22 July 2010 - 06:14 PM

I recommend using SUPERAntiSpyware Free as a separate stand-alone on-demand scanner. The free version does not provide real-time protection or scheduled scanning so there is no need for it to run at startup and waste system resources. You can always update the database definitions through the program's interface or manually download them from here.

-- Note: With some browsers links to SUPERAntispyware redirect to their home page. If that occurs just click the link under Definitiion Database that says Click here for more information.

In regards to IOBit, please read Malwarebytes' accuses IOBits of stealing their programs malware definitions.
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Posted 22 July 2010 - 06:20 PM

Thanks for the links. it looks like whoever said that was mistaken.

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