Privacy Defender

Privacy Defender

Download Editors' Rating:
3
Good
Average User Rating:
3.7
out of 12 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    7.0.3a
  • Total Downloads:
    303,639
  • Date Added:
    February 22, 2007
  • File Size:
    411.85KB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    6
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP

Editors' Review

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Capable of defending your PC against basic privacy threats, this application does a competent job of tidying your system. The handy interface lets you quickly clean files or access program settings via the tray icon.

However, you have to close all browser windows before starting a cleanup session. Not only does Privacy Defender delete your Internet Explorer cache, history, and browser cookies, it also erases DAT files that store your personal information, which usually is impossible to do without restarting the system. We'd also prefer support for alternative Web browsers, a perk many of this application's competitors offer.

The utility zaps recent Windows documents, temporary folders, and RealPlayer files, and lets you access a Web site without adding the URL to your browser's address field. Still, we missed extensive support for third-party apps (such as IM clients and P2P apps), as well as a secure file shredder.

We also think the five-day trial period is quite stingy, especially compared to what some competitors offer. If you just need to guard your computer against average privacy risks, Privacy Defender is a decent choice, but more comprehensive solutions are readily available.

 
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User Reviews
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Results 1-10 of 11

  • 5 stars

    "i like it!"

    December 18, 2005   |   By carlosmunilia

    Version: Privacy Defender 7.0.2p

    Pros

    I've tried quite a few "cleaners", and in my opinion Privacy Defender is the best.

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  • 1 stars

    "not bad"

    May 16, 2005   |   By skizz

    Version: Privacy Defender 7.0.2h

    Pros

    got some cookies

    Cons

    still had alot left in temp ie file

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  • 1 stars

    "I highly recommend!"

    February 26, 2005   |   By master7

    Version: Privacy Defender 7.0.2.d

    Pros

    I can't even believe this product got any bad reviews...

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  • 1 stars

    "Too Slow, and error message during scan"

    December 09, 2004

    Version: Privacy Defender 7.0.2.c

    Summary

    Some errors message appears while you're scanning your hard disk... and if you compare it to ad aware se it's very slow !!! Scanning 4Go took about 4 hours.

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  • 5 stars

    "wow"

    November 27, 2004

    Version: Privacy Defender 7.0.2.c

    Summary

    finally someone did something that works....for the symantec internet eraser: thumb down

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  • 5 stars

    "simple and good"

    November 14, 2004

    Version: Privacy Defender 7.0.2.c

    Summary

    I have tried everything. Spent months trying different things. This is an excellent product I came across over a year ago, after being hijacked by "Powersearch" - a very ugly invader that took over the settings on my computer. Thanks to Privacy Defender, this is gone forever.

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  • 5 stars

    "great product"

    November 14, 2004

    Version: Privacy Defender 7.0.2.c

    Summary

    I have been using it for several months. This program is tops in removal of unwanted browser footprints and other temporary markers.

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  • 5 stars

    "My computer runs smoothly"

    November 14, 2004

    Version: Privacy Defender 7.0.2.c

    Summary

    after I had run this program.

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  • 5 stars

    "Just what I needed!"

    November 14, 2004

    Version: Privacy Defender 7.0.2.c

    Summary

    Privacy Defender cleaned up over 400 mb of hidden internet and temporary files.

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  • 5 stars

    "Nice"

    November 14, 2004

    Version: Privacy Defender 7.0.2.c

    Summary

    You can configure it to clean up all traces of your internet activity when you close your browser.

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    Full Specifications

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    General
    Publisher SynergeticSoft
    Publisher web site http://www.synergeticsoft.com/
    Release Date January 22, 2007
    Date Added February 22, 2007
    Version 7.0.3a
    Category
    Category Security Software
    Subcategory Privacy Software
    Operating Systems
    Operating Systems Windows 2000, Windows NT, Windows Me, Windows, Windows XP, Windows 98
    Additional Requirements None
    Download Information
    File Size 411.85KB
    File Name PrD.exe
    Popularity
    Total Downloads 303,639
    Downloads Last Week 6
    Pricing
    License Model Free to try
    Limitations 5-day trial
    Price $14.99

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