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
- Anonymous1 decade agoFavorite Answer
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
Update Spybot to 1.6.0
Some other stuff you can do
Use Malwarebytes AntiMalware as a backup scanner for Norton
Switch to Firefox from Internet Explorer
Firefox is more secure
Also get MyWot to tell you if a site is good or bad
- cotojoLv 71 decade ago
Update Spybot S&D to V1.6
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.
- steve_loirLv 71 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.
- Anonymous1 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
- proffittLv 43 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.