free on-demand spyware scanners?

Discussion in 'other anti-malware software' started by C.S.J, Dec 1, 2006.

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  1. C.S.J

    C.S.J Massive Poster

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    hey ppl, quick thread.

    i want a free on-demand scanner without all those monitors and one that doesnt run in the background.

    good detection but just an on-demand program please, anyone know any good ones?
     
  2. Mrkvonic

    Mrkvonic Linux Systems Expert

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    Hello,
    On demand scanner - what type? Anti-virus, anti-trojan, anti-spyware?
    Mrk
     
  3. jasonago

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    Spybot S&D, AdAware Free, AVG antispyware, and Spyware doctor are some of the progs you can use.

    Spyware doctor has a good detection but you need to pay before you can clean your system.

    I personally use spybot because it is free and has relatively and fairly good detection rates...plus the tools it has...

    AVG antispyware (previously Ewido) is also free. I think you can disable its monitors. I haven't tried it but forums are giving good comments on ewido/avg antispy...

    hope this helps...
     
  4. C.S.J

    C.S.J Massive Poster

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    i asked because im trying the beta dr.web and didnt think it scanned for adware and spyware,

    but....

    i saw this on their own website,

    "Mass-mailing worms * E-mail viruses * Peer-to-peer viruses * Internet worms * File viruses * Trojans * Stealth viruses* Polymorphic viruses * Bodiless viruses * Macro viruses * MS Office viruses * Script viruses * Spyware * Spybots * Password stealers * Paid Dialers * Adware * Riskware* Hacktools * Backdoors * Keyloggers* Joke programs * Malicious scripts * Other malware* "

    so no need, thank you for the swift reply though. :D
     
  5. WSFuser

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    superantispyware free and ewido micro
     
  6. Bubba

    Bubba Updates Team

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    Since We have a fairly recent ongoing thread concerning this subject matter....We'll bring this thread to a close and ask that We continue in that thread Please.

    Thanks,
    Bubba

    This thread---> Online scanners: which do you recommend?
     
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