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Windows Defender
Windows Defender
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(6,725 votes)
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Windows Defender is the well-known security tool from Microsoft that protects your system and your data against spyware and other malicious applications. Formerly named “Microsoft AntiSpyware”, Windows Defender is included by default in the latest 3 Windows editions (Vista, 7 and 8) and can be downloaded and installed separately on Windows XP and Windows 2003.

CA eTrust PestPatrol Anti-Spyware
CA eTrust PestPatrol Anti-Spyware
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(3 votes)
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PestPatrol is part of the eTrust Internet Security suite. It is one of the most effective applications to detect and wipe out all kind of threats like trojans, spyware, adware or piracy tools. You can try PestPatrol with a trial licence key for one year.

Ad-Aware SE Personal
Ad-Aware SE Personal
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(162 votes)
Freeware

Ad-Aware gives you the power to combat the cyber threats of today — and tomorrow — with proactive real-time protection, rootkit removal technology, and easy-to-use "set-and-forget" functionality — so that you can use the Internet how, when, and where you want, knowing you're safe online.

SUPERAntiSpyware Free Edition
SUPERAntiSpyware Free Edition
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(319 votes)
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SUPERAntiSpyware Free Edition is a powerful tool that scans your system for any kind of malware and promptly removes this kind of threats if found. It can detect and delete any kind of malware, may it be spyware, adware, Trojans, hijackers, and so on. Furthermore, it can scan not only the local disks (files, registry items, memory entries, etc.), but also removable drives.

Kaspersky Internet Security
Kaspersky Internet Security
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(2,276 votes)
Shareware

Kaspersky Internet Security protects you from infections, ransomware, phishing, and identity theft while you surf the web, socialize, and shop. It also guards your privacy and personal information against phishing, tracking, and spying. An additional layer of security is added for online shopping and banking websites.

HijackThis
HijackThis
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(204 votes)
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HijackThis is some sort of standard in troubleshooting problems, suspicious behaviour, and detecting infections. HijackThis is simple yet powerful: it analyzes your Windows Registry and configuration/startup files, showing you a list of "suspicious" results. But applying the fixes is up to you...read each item carefully before fixing anything!

Spy Sweeper
Spy Sweeper
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(22 votes)
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Spy Sweeper can detect, remove and protect against spyware threats. It doesn’t cause any conflicts with your other installed security applications and it provides protection against various types of threats, including viruses, worms, Trojans, or rootkits.

Spyware Terminator
Spyware Terminator
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(168 votes)
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Spyware Terminator is a powerful spyware protection and removal. This handy application can scan your system, detect any potential spyware infection, remove the found spyware, and also protect your system against other future spyware infections. It’s also easy to use, as it comes with a simple, neat and straightforward interface that even beginners can handle without any problem.

SUPERAntiSpyware Professional
SUPERAntiSpyware Professional
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(35 votes)
Shareware

SUPERAntiSpyware Professional can detect and remove spyware, adware, malware, trojans, dialers, and many other types of threats. Unlike other anti-spyware programs it doesn't use too much of system resources. It is also designed to work along with your existing anti-virus programs.

XoftSpySE
XoftSpySE
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(35 votes)
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XoftSpySE comes as an efficient solution against spyware and other malware. It scans your computer in order to find malicious applications that monitor your online activity. Depending on the scanning method that you choose, XoftSpySE will handle system registry, files and folders, RAM, as well as running processes.

Spyware Doctor
Spyware Doctor
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(275 votes)
Shareware

pyware Doctor's advanced IntelliGuard technology only alerts users of a true spyware detection. This means you won’t be interrupted by cryptic questions every time you install software, add a site to your favorites or change your PC settings. Messages like these can be confusing and lead to undesirable outcomes such as inoperable programs.

Yahoo! Search Protection
Yahoo! Search Protection
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(615 votes)
Freeware

YAHOO the software giant has introduced its new innovation a form of preventive software to spyware,viruses,malware,spam and unsolicited emails. As they say prevention is better than cure,it holds apt in here as with YAHOO SEARCH PROTECTION you can have a protective layer around you PC

Ad-aware
Ad-aware
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(866 votes)
Freeware

Ad-aware now features complete malware protection, that won't slow your computer down. It features real-time protection, advanced Genocode detection technology, rootkit protection, automatic updates, and much more — to ensure that you have the power to protect yourself online.

WatchGuard System Manager
WatchGuard System Manager
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(4 votes)
Commercial

WatchGuard System Manager (WSM) is a powerful, intuitive interface used to centrally manage WatchGuard security appliances. This includes  rewall, VPN, intrusion prevention, URL filtering, web security, anti-virus and anti-spam services, and appliance software updates.

xp-AntiSpy
xp-AntiSpy
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(67 votes)
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xp-AntiSpy 3.96-8 is a tiny utility that will allow you to take control over the automatic services in Windows XP that could be undesirable for you. This way, you can control the behavior of your automatic services under the following tags: Media Player Functions, Error Reports, Miscellanous Settings, Network, Internet Explorer, Services, Microsoft Messenger and Regsvr32.dlls.

Verizon Internet Security Suite
Verizon Internet Security Suite
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(2 votes)
Shareware

Verizon Internet Security Suite (VISS) is a set of software and services that helps protect your computer from hackers, viruses, spyware, and other threats. Anti-Virus helps protect your files and hardware from viruses, worms, and Trojan horses. Identity Protection helps protect you from online fraud by alerting you when you attempt to access a potentially fraudulent website.

Advanced Spyware Remover
Advanced Spyware Remover
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(18 votes)
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Advanced Spyware Remover can help you to keep all the viruses, malware and adware programs, Trojan horses, and online virus threats away from your PC and your important data. The program comes with a powerful anti-virus shield and some useful, handy tools to keep your PC error-free.

McAfee SiteAdvisor
McAfee SiteAdvisor
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(275 votes)
Freeware

SiteAdvisor is a free program that adds safety ratings to your browser and search engine results. The program alerts you to potentially risky sites and helps you find safer alternatives. The site ratings are based on tests conducted by McAfee using an army of computers that look for all kinds of threats.

McAfee SpamKiller
McAfee SpamKiller
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(6 votes)
Commercial

Get the email you want and nothing else. McAfee SpamKiller quickly and easily helps you stop spam from polluting your inbox with advanced rule-based and list based filtering. SpamKiller is THE Leading Anti-Spam Product for Consumers and Small Businesses

Spam Monitor
Spam Monitor
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(0 votes)
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PC Tools Spam Monitor is easy to install and manage but don't be fooled by its perceived simplicity, behind the scenes is a world-class spam filtering technology continuously protecting your Inbox. If you have tried other spam filters and found them too complex or ineffective you should try PC Tools Spam Monitor

DVDSentry
DVDSentry
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(2 votes)
Freeware

In 2006 DVDSentry was supposed one of the most multiple malicious programs running on Windows system making an urgent dure necessity in special removal tools that would make presumable to remove it and perfect comely, full removal. Fast, easy, and handy, DVDSentry Removal Tool protects your computer against DVDSentry that does harm to your computer and breaks your privacy.

SpywareBlaster
SpywareBlaster
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(106 votes)
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SpywareBlaster can protect your system from various types of malware and potentially dangerous websites. The application has a nice and intuitive interface, so anyone won't have problems using it. It supports various browsers, including Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and some others.

SPAMfighter
SPAMfighter
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(30 votes)
Shareware

This tool is an effective anti spam filter for Outlook, Outlook Express, Windows Mail, Windows Live Mail. With this program you are protected against the dangers of spam and phishing mails, such as harmful attachments, and identity theft. You can also clean your spam folder to control all your mails.

ZoneAlarm Pro
ZoneAlarm Pro
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(29 votes)
Shareware

ZoneAlarm Pro is a popular anti-virus program that detects and removes viruses, spyware, Trojan horses, worms, bots, and more. It comes with a firewall that monitors programs for suspicious behavior. The present version of this program uses a cloud-based virus database, which improves its performance.

Hazard Shield
Hazard Shield
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(3 votes)
Freeware

Hazard Shield is a free anti-spyware program designed to detect, remove, and prevent spyware, trojans, backdoors, adware, rootkits, and many other threats. The program includes features found in many paid security applications, such as scheduled scans and automatic updates.