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halovivek
10-07-2004, 02:42 AM
dear friends,
i want spyware and spybot for free. here in my system i have installed a spyware but it is asking me money can u tell me where i can get this both
please help me
:confused:

ErnieK
10-07-2004, 04:26 AM
Go to MJC's thread (below) where there is a good selection. Both freeware and purchase. read htrought he complete thread as others originally posted a couple of links as well.

http://www.pcguide.com/vb/showthread.php?t=15179

Budfred
10-07-2004, 07:36 AM
This a list of rogue anti-malware programs... These have generally ripped off legit programs or otherwise done things that are bad to users, including offering free scans, telling you that you are infected and then insisting that you buy the program to clean up... Often the scans are fake:

http://www.spywarewarrior.com/rogue_anti-spyware.htm

Please check this list before buying any program to fight spyware....

jabarnutcase
10-07-2004, 09:35 AM
Wow Budfred!
I knew there were quite a few, but I had no idea the list was that long! :eek:

And halovivek.... If you want a couple of tried and true free programs that work well and most of us use, try these:
(Notice they are also included in Budfred's Sig). ;)

Spybot Search & Destroy (http://spybot.eon.net.au/en/index.html)

Lavasoft's Adaware SE personal Free (http://www.lavasoft.de/support/download/)

Also, Spywareblaster in Budfreds Sig is great for prevention .
In any case, don't pay for the one you have that's all of the sudden asking for Money. I have a feeling it's on the "Bad" list. (And the "freebies" mentioned work great anyway).

Paul Komski
10-07-2004, 08:35 PM
Useful link Budfred.

pentachris
10-07-2004, 10:56 PM
Very useful link, indeed, Budfred. Led me here (https://netfiles.uiuc.edu/ehowes/www/), which also looks interesting. Thanks! :cool: