Also known as Spybot S&D, Spybot Search & Destroy
is a software designed to automatically detect different types of spyware and adware by scanning the computer itself and permanently deleting selected data.
- System Scanning: Spybot- Search & Destroy launches a complete scan of the system once installation is complete. This process doesn't take much time and starts from the registry to tracking cookies.
- Repairs: the application also repairs all infected programs. Repairs start from winsock LSPs, ActiveX objects, PUPS, computer cookies, browser hijackers and BHOs, trackerware, heavy duty, homepage hijackers, LSP, tracks, trojans, spybots, revision, and other kinds of malware. It deletes all unwanted and malicious software once you authorize the deletion.
- TeaTimer module: this feature is optional. Users have to choose to install it or not. Nevertheless, it provides the system with active, real-time protection against unwanted registry changes.
- Compatibility: the software can run on all versions of Windows and can be manipulated easily if the user follows the instructions found on the editor's website. It can also be switched into different languages with various skins.
- Updates: software updates are available weekly for the safety of the computer.