Ad-Aware SE Personal Edition

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  • Reply by rick47591 on July 16, 2006

    I have ran tests between AdAware's both paid and free versions and Spybot and found that Spybot won big time. A friend had the paid version of AdAware on his system and after installing updates, I ran a scan of his system and nothing was found. I then reconfigured to scan as deep as possible and all it found was tracks. I then installed the Free version and it too found nothing but tracks. I then installed SPYBOT and upon using the advanced mode to strengthen its power, I scanned and found 26 trojans and then I removed them.

    My friend watched in awe of Spybot as it found trojans that AdAware did not find.

    I'm in the computer repair business and have found that Spybot is #1 for finding and removing spyware. I've ran tests with AdAware, SpySweeper, SpyDoctor, Ewido, and Spybot. Rarely do these programs find the trojans that Spybot finds.

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