Spy Emergency 2008

Spy Emergency 2008

Editors' Rating:
3
Good
Average User Rating:
3.8
out of 96 votes
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Quick Specs

Version:
5.0.405
File Size:
22.96MB
Date Added:
August 27, 2008
Price:
Free to try (Some features disabled after 15 days); $29.95 to buy
Operating Systems:
Windows 2000/XP/Vista
Total Downloads:
337,222
Downloads Last Week:
27
Additional Requirements:
Windows 2000/XP/Vista

Editors' review

Despite good looks and a strong feature set, this antispyware application doesn't deliver where it counts: security. Spy Emergency 2005 has a colorful, well-designed, and logically arranged interface. It includes a full-blown scheduler, real-time protection, and the ability to exclude certain file types or drives from scans. However, in our tests, the scanning engine failed to remove a number of well-known pests, even with the latest definitions installed. It also detected a few harmless programs as high-risk threats. The real-time-protection module also disappointed us. Due to the number of free and effective antispyware programs on the scene, we find it tough to give this one anything more than a lukewarm review.

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All User Reviews
  • All Versions:

    3.8

    out of 96 votes

    • 5 star: 42
    • 4 star: 28
    • 3 star: 8
    • 2 star: 1
    • 1 star: 17
  • Current Version:

    4.0

    out of 2 votes

    • 5 star: 1
    • 4 star: 0
    • 3 star: 1
    • 2 star: 0
    • 1 star: 0
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  • 5 stars

    "Pretty Good"

    August 13, 2012   |   By Judge_Threat

    Version: Spy Emergency 11.0.195

    Pros

    -Finds lots of spyware and malware during scans
    -Very light on system resources
    -Works fine on my Windows 8 Release Preview
    -Cool and simple to use GUI

    Cons

    -Real-Time detection could be improved
    -Support is kind of slow
    -Not a very well known program
    -Trial is short, 15 days.

    Summary

    This program is pretty good if you don't mind using it form a brand you hear about every day. I run it on my pc and it works great!

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