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CNET Editors' Rating 3.5 stars

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  • 5.0 stars

    "More Protection Is Always Better"

    August 16, 2012  |   By Music-Producer2010

    Pros

    Don't interfere with Anti-Virus, Anti-Malware programs and it works. This program have a number of good features and it's not everyday that you have the chance to have "Professional Grade" Software for free (Personal Use Only).

    Cons

    None that I see.

    Summary

    First things first more protection is always better protection and the thing I like most about this here is the fact that it know exactly how to install itself onto your System based on security features already installed. With Spybot S&D I am able to still run a host of security programs including Avast Free, Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Pro, ZoneAlarm ForceField and Spybot S&D not to mention ZoneAlarm Firewall Pro that features some kind of protection against Malware and Etc in it's own rights. I'm running all these things with no System problems what so ever. I like the way Spybot S&D fill in open security holes with the "Immunization" feature. Like others have said, You just simply can't fully protect your Systems from threats as new threats are developed every single day but it never hurt to add more security to help fill in the gaps where other Security Software leaves off and Spybot S&D help you do just that. And the way I see it about this "False Positive" thing, Any Security Program is going to shoot at least one or two false positives but I myself rather have one shoot a false positive than let the real thing slip in on me.

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