MS Antispyware and SpywareBlaster/SpywareGuard

Discussion in 'other anti-malware software' started by LM1, Mar 17, 2005.

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  1. LM1

    LM1 Registered Member

    Nov 7, 2004
    If I use MS Antispyware with Real Time protection enabled, is it necessary (or helpful) to also use SpywareGuard and/or SpywareBlaster, or is this overkill?
  2. chaos16

    chaos16 Registered Member

    Feb 14, 2005
    i use the 3
  3. Spywareguard is least useful of the 3 IMHO
  4. gud4u

    gud4u Registered Member

    Nov 9, 2004
    SpywareBlaster is an 'immunizer', and should not present any conflicts with anti-spyware scanners, either real-time resident or on-demand scanners.

    It seems pointless to run two resident real-time scanners, such as SpywareGuard and MSAS together.

    Between MSAS and SpywareGuard as resident protection, neither Spybot nor AdAware nor SpywareDoctor nor Spy Sweeper on-demand scanners have ever found any infection after running MSAS resident protection. That's not true for SpywareGuard resident protection - on my system.

    My preference would be:
    - SpywareBlaster immunization absolutely, regardless resident program chosen.
    - MSAS seems more effective than SpywareGuard.

    Hope this helps!
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