SpywareGuard really needed anymore?

Discussion in 'SpywareBlaster & Other Forum' started by KoRnGtL15, Jan 31, 2008.

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  1. KoRnGtL15

    KoRnGtL15 Registered Member

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    Currently running on my pc when in use.

    Linksys befsr41 v4.0 with newest fw
    Comodo firewall
    Comodo BOClean
    Avira premium 6 month trial
    Winpatrol
    SpywareGuard


    As for prevention with out real time scanning

    Spybot S&D immunize
    Spywareblaster
    SuperAntiSpyware

    Do I have to much and its overkill? Or is there something you suggest adding to take SpywareGuards place?
     
  2. Gadgetman496

    Gadgetman496 Registered Member

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    Interesting question,

    I've just installed SpywareGuard v2.2 & here's what caught my attention straight away.

    When you successfully complete the updates, the program shows the following status "Definitions Date: 1/22/04 o_O "

    If you click on the "About" option it shows (c.) 2002 - 2003 o_O

    All that seems extremely outdated?

    Is it really doing anything at all?


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  3. Gizzy

    Gizzy Registered Member

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    comodo boclean and the avira antivir premium should protect you from spyware/ad-aware for real-time protection so I don't think you need spywareguard anymore,

    spywareguard's main protection I always heard was browser hijacking and heuristics so I guess thats why it doesn't get updated anymore but I think winpatrol would protect from any browser hijacks or comodo firewall if you're using the defense + feature.
     
  4. david banner

    david banner Registered Member

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    It does and also warns if new programs are added to start up list
     
  5. Yochanan

    Yochanan Registered Member

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    JavaCoolSoftware hasn't bothered to update SpywareGuard in 4 years, so I'd say it's obsolete. Why do they even bother listing it on their product page anymore if their not willing to support it? WinPatrol is awesome, I use it as well. Stick with that, you'll be fine. SpywareBlaster is an essential program on my computer, so don't get me wrong. I just found 4.0, thanks!
     
  6. jfd15

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    i agree with that, they should retire Spyware Guard if its obsolete/unsupported..
    just confuses me with Spyware Blaster....
     
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    javacool BrightFort Moderator

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  8. Clyde W Hines

    Clyde W Hines Registered Member

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    Same here, Same question !!!
     
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