This spyware scanner and removal tool does the job, but enabling some functions may cause slight slowdowns.
Spyware Terminator's crisp, clean interface uses simple buttons and tabs to operate and set options. The latest spyware signatures are automatically downloaded, and the real-time protection keeps baby-sitting to a minimum. Real-time protection monitors key spyware types and Windows objects, though slight system slowdowns depend on your machine. Those features and the simple scheduler will make this app appealing to novices.
Advanced users will appreciate Spyware Terminator's flexibility. Setting the sensitivity of various scans is as easy as moving a slider. Experienced users will want to enable the built-in antivirus tool, which extends the power of real-time analysis by comparing program code against a database of known viruses, Trojans, and worms.
From set-it-and-forget-it users to those delving into virus code, all will find Spyware Terminator flexible, simple, and effective, key measures of a good antispyware tool.
Spyware Terminator 2012 is a free security application that protects a computer against spyware, malware and adware. It has a paid version that is extended by the popular F-PROT antivirus, so the Spyware Terminator can become a complex security solution. Spyware Terminator 2012 scans a computer for known threats and reports findings in a manner that is easy to read and interpret. Every entry is given a rating and a classification, which makes it very easy to decide if a detected item should be removed. Unlike some free software titles, Spyware Terminator 2012 will remove all threats for free. In addition, it offers real time protection, daily downloaded and installed updates, HIPS protection, scheduled scan and many handy system tools and software extensions. Antivirus and antispyware database is daily updated so the computer is protected against new threads.
What's new in this version:
- F-PROT antivirus extension
- Security applications adding tools
- Windows system tools