Do i need spybot search and destroy.l.4?

I HAVE WINDOWS DEFENDER AND NORTON ANTI-VIRUS. AND THE QUESTION IS, DO I NEED SPY BOT. SEARCH AND DESTROY. 1.4

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    Spybot S&D is a good program to have for real-time protection. Spybot uses Immunization, SD Helper and TeaTimer.

    Immunization will tweak settings to block spyware sites by modifying browsers(IE, Firefox,etc.) and modifies the hosts file.

    SD Helper is the real-time protection that is the "bad download blocker"

    TeaTimer will inform you about registry changes and is basically a process monitor

    I personally would use Spybot S&D for prevention

    http://www.safer-networking.org/en/index.html

    Update Spybot to 1.6.0

    Some other stuff you can do

    Use Malwarebytes AntiMalware as a backup scanner for Norton

    http://www.download.com/Malwarebytes-Anti-Malware/...

    Switch to Firefox from Internet Explorer

    Firefox is more secure

    http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/

    Also get MyWot to tell you if a site is good or bad

    http://www.mywot.com/

  • cotojo
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago

    Update Spybot S&D to V1.6

    http://www.safer-networking.org/en/download/index....

    Download, install, update and Immunize, then click 'Check for problems' then when complete select all and then 'Fix Checked'

    Spybot is very good at blocking many of the malicious and unwanted sites and offers a greater level of protection.

  • 1 decade ago

    Yes. You must have some Spyware protection.

    There are others but SpyBot Search and Destroy is a good one. It blocks a load of bad stuff automatically and its scan is good.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    oh yes.. delete windows defender if you can. not a good program. ( i dont hate Microsoft, just that is not a good program) but get search and destroy or Ad-aware.. both are very good antispyware... and speaking in general you will always need an antispyware program.

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  • 1 decade ago

    No you do not want search and destroy 1.4. You want the latest version which i believe is 1.6.1 and can be downloaded from Download.com

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  • 1 decade ago

    i have spybot it doesnt really work that good like a anti virus shield but if u have serve spyware it works good. u might need more then that though. Noadware/malwarebytes thats what i have. you can download em at www.download.com

  • 4 years ago

    attempt the unfastened version of AVG anti-secret agent ware,it detected a million trojan and 5 secret agent ware entries Spybot S&D neglected.An anti-secret agent ware software is barely as stable because of the fact the updates AVG anti-secret agent, you get updates on a daily basis.

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