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#1 User is offline   asweetexistence 

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Posted 22 July 2009 - 01:56 PM

I understand Spybot inadvertently opens your PC up to malware? Does that sound right?
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Posted 22 July 2009 - 03:12 PM

Spybot? Spybot what? The Spybot Worm from a few years ago, or the Spybot Search & Destroy anti-spyware program? The worm probably intentionally opens your PC up to other malware, but not Spybot S&D. At one time, Spybot S&D was arguably one of the best free anti-spyware programs out there. I think it's gone downhill recently, but I highly doubt and haven't heard anything about it opening your PC up to malware.
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Posted 21 August 2009 - 02:43 PM

View Postasweetexistence, on 22 July 2009 - 01:56 PM, said:

I understand Spybot inadvertently opens your PC up to malware? Does that sound right?


Spybot... sorry, Spybot Search and Destroy: is a malware removal program and is safe, unless you're referring to an actual virus called Spybot.

This post has been edited by techie4fun: 21 August 2009 - 02:44 PM

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Posted 15 November 2009 - 11:26 AM

Spybot Search and Destroy (S&D) Ver 1.6.2.46 has served me well under Win XP, Win Vista 32-bit and Vista 64-bit for the past 6 years. I highly recommend it and urge you to donate via PayPal or postal money order (whatever you can spare).
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Posted 18 November 2009 - 04:27 PM

View PostSlik, on 15 November 2009 - 11:26 AM, said:

Spybot Search and Destroy (S&D) Ver 1.6.2.46 has served me well under Win XP, Win Vista 32-bit and Vista 64-bit for the past 6 years. I highly recommend it and urge you to donate via PayPal or postal money order (whatever you can spare).


I have not used Windows in five years but when I did, I used Spybot Search and Destroy and Spy Blaster both worked very well. I now use Linux. Best anti virus ever.

lex
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