is super antispyware good

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  1. metal079
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    I was wondering if super antipyware any good at detecting spyware.
     
  2. twiztidsinz

    twiztidsinz Taiju Yamada Fan

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    Don't post things multiple times... Your question was already answered:
    Never heard of it... and that's typically not a good thing, especially when there are known good and proven alternatives:

    MalwareBytes
    Spybot S&D
    Ad-Aware
     
  3. metal079
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    thanks and sorry about multiple post
     
  4. Oveneise

    Oveneise GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Sounds like a phoney. I personally would go for my combination of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware, and Avira Antivirus.
     
  5. Originality

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    One word about SpyBot - it uses a different method to detecting malware than most software - instead of scanning every file, it has a signature of 3/4 of a million malware and scans for each one. Naturally this means it's useless to new malware or morphological malware. I discovered that last week after dealing with a computer with a single malware on it (rogue anti-virus malware - pretended to be 28 other viruses and offer to clean it for a fee) that it could not detect (even when I told it to specifically scan the folder that I knew it was in - my uncommon sense is superior to SpyBot).

    Note the difference between viruses and malware.

    EDIT: I should also mention that Ad-Aware has been getting less effective over the last few years. I used to love it (it was the only program I used up until I got a free version of Kaspersky), but I've noticed how more and more malware would be missed by its scans. Malwarebytes is more effective now.
     
  6. Rydian

    Rydian Resident Furvertâ„¢

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    SUPER is legit and good.

    The reason it's not heard of is because shortly after it came out Malwarebytes eclipsed it.
     
  7. SmokeFox

    SmokeFox Jesus Christ is the Lord

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    I think it is good too. I like.
     
  8. I2aven's_Sag

    I2aven's_Sag GBATemp Otaku

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    Super Anti Spywares/Malwarebytes & Combo fix tend to be some of the top choices for enthusiasts. so +1