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what is the best spyware removal program


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#1 smilezrcool

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Posted 21 July 2012 - 03:47 PM

i am wanting to clean my computer of any spyware or malaware and was wondering what is the best program to do the job?

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Posted 21 July 2012 - 06:01 PM

Hi -
There are no BEST programs and if you are infected please post in the Am I Infected or Malware Removal sections of the forum -
Mean while these are the first items to read if you do not want us to help you -

Answers to common security questions - Best Practices - Prevention & Choosing an Anti-virus or Firewall
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic407147.html/page__view__findpost__p__2316622
Antivirus, Antimalware, And Antispyware Resources
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic405.html/page__view__findpost__p__1637

Thank You -

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Posted 22 July 2012 - 03:45 AM

MalwareBytes Anti-Malware and SUPERAntiSpyware are pretty good.

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Posted 22 July 2012 - 11:46 AM

I personally use a combination of Malwarebytes Anti Malware, Spybot Search and Destroy, and Avira Antivirus.

They usually end up solving most issues, although I do admit that they won't prevent ALL viruses and malware. I doubt there's any program that would be able to do that.

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Posted 22 July 2012 - 12:22 PM

Malware comes in so many forms that multiple, overlapping tools are needed to maximize your protection.

Each program is different. One may find something another didn't find.

The most important thing is to use REPUTABLE programs. If you search the internet and have questions about products you find ask here.


quietman7

No single product is 100% foolproof and can prevent, detect and remove all threats at any given time. Just because an anti-virus detected threats which Malwarebytes missed, does not make it more effective as both are needed...they scan for different things.

This applies to all REPUTABLE products.

Edited by Queen-Evie, 22 July 2012 - 12:24 PM.





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