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#1 chrisb01


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Posted 20 April 2014 - 03:17 PM

I don't know if this question belongs here.


Admin, please move to apropiate section if not.


Question: What is the best free spyware scan and remover?


I've been trying to install spybot search and destroy and AVG, with no success. But maybe I'm doing something wrong.



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Posted 20 April 2014 - 06:01 PM

Just like with anti-virus programs...there is no universal "one size fits all" solution that works for everyone and there is no single best anti-malware solution to supplement your existing security protection. Every vendor's lab and program scanning engine is different. Each has its own strengths and weaknesses and they often use a mix of technologies to detect and remove malware. You may need to experiment and find the one most suitable for your needs.

Please read: Supplementing your Anti-Virus Program with Anti-Malware Tools

What issues/error messages are you getting when trying to install Spybot/AVG?

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