McAfee AntiSpy - Any Opinions?

Discussion in 'other anti-malware software' started by dog, Nov 1, 2004.

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  1. dog

    dog Guest

    Hi All, ;)

    Has anyone tried McAfee AntiSpy? Any Opinions of it? Just Curious about it.

    TIA, ;)

  2. HandsOff

    HandsOff Registered Member

    Sep 16, 2003
    Bay Area, California
    I just have this to say:

    Once you get on their e-mailing list, you will never be lonely again.

  3. dvk01

    dvk01 Global Moderator

    Oct 9, 2003
    Loughton, Essex. UK
    I've seen it installed in quite a few very badly infected computers

    Whether it was installed after the infections in a futile attempt to clean them or whether it hasn't ever been updated I couldn't say. BUT from what i've seen in HJT logs far and wide it does not seem to be doing a very efficient job yet.

    It might be early days and most antivirus vendors are just starting to get into the anti spyware/adware field and they are finding that it needs different techniques to stop or remove them

    At this time I would not spend the money on it and would stick to adaware/spybot etc
  4. nadirah

    nadirah Registered Member

    Oct 14, 2003
    Mcafee antispyware is not so efficient yet as it is relatively new, like dvk01 I would still prefer to stick with ad-aware and spybot S&D.
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