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I was reading someone's review on a Website about Spybot S&D and this is what was said:

This was once a very effective program. Unfortunately, it is maintained by one individual who cannot hope to keep up with the latest and greatest in spyware/malware. Various strains of same laugh at the resident Tea Timer as they bypass it. The program is well designed and easy to use but in our corporate tests, it stopped only 30% of the various nasties thrown at it while Windows Defender killed off over 80%.

I have to give this program THREE stars for extremely limited effectiveness and cannot understand why BetaNews spotlights it as a preferred tool. At this point, it's not even worth installing.

My question is, does anyone agree with him.

Also, can someone tell me what is the best Trojan Killer and Finder, it doesn't matter if it's free or not, can anyone give me some suggestions.

Thank you !!!

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The longer a programme is available, the longer the miscreants have to find ways of disrupting it

As long as you install anti spyware programmes which work together, then anything which looks for and finds any amount of spyware is worth having, though not relying on any one of them is as important

Only have one resident real time scanner running
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Keith

Thanks 4 the reply. The links that are at the bottom of your note, was that for my information and if so, what am I looking for on anyone of them.

I forgot to mention that my operating system is Win ME. I am currently running Ad-Aware SE Plus on my system and AVG 7.1 for my AntiVirus programme. Are either one of these programmes good in using for finding and destroying Trojans, not that I have any, but you never know and I want to be prepared if I do pick up one.

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That's just the signature which has programmes for anyone who want to look at them and use them if they want

You could add Spybot and spywareblaster, although I have noted the spybot comments, even if it is only finding some, it may be some that other programmes are not

http://www.filehippo...re/antispyware/
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