Spyware Terminator

Spyware Terminator

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
3.9
out of 1473 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.2.1.433
  • Total Downloads:
    2,487,015
  • Date Added:
    May 06, 2008
  • File Size:
    1.02MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    843
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 2000/XP/Vista

Editors' Review

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This spyware scanner and removal tool does the job, but enabling some functions may cause slight slowdowns and it's not ready for Vista.

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.

 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    3.9

    out of 70 votes

    • 5 star 33
    • 4 star 19
    • 3 star 4
    • 2 star 3
    • 1 star 11
  • All Versions

    3.9

    out of 1473 votes

    • 5 star 686
    • 4 star 418
    • 3 star 111
    • 2 star 79
    • 1 star 179
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  • 1 stars

    "Malware program."

    September 10, 2014   |   By anhedonic67

    Version: Spyware Terminator 2012 3.0.0.82

    Pros

    None, unless you love headaches.

    Cons

    Malware, pure and simple. This program interrupts any running program and throws the computer back to the desktop to try to get you to purchase the full version. When I tried to uninstall, I received a message saying the uninstall file did not work. After reloading three times and getting the same message, I called their help line. They tried to scam me by saying it was due to administration event errors and wanted to charge me $199 to fix it. Absolutely horrid program.

    Summary

    This program is only good for infecting your computer.

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  • 3 stars

    "Doesn't work quite as I want"

    August 05, 2014   |   By howardferns

    Version: Spyware Terminator 2012 3.0.0.82

    Pros

    Fast Scan takes 1 to 2 minutes.
    Installed on 3 computers, it detected a trojan on the first one, that no other tool had found. I was suspicious of this and fully expected it to find the same one on the other two, but as it was only on one computer I have to assume it was genuine.

    Cons

    All I want is something I can scan with now and again, but every time I run Spyware Terminator it adds its Updater to my startup. I don't want it running all the time, and there doesn't seem to be an option to prevent this. I'd rather be able to click for a simple update before scanning, like you do with MalwareBytes.

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  • 5 stars

    "has always been a solid product for protection"

    May 26, 2014   |   By ChoiceVoice

    Version: Spyware Terminator 2012 3.0.0.82

    Pros

    -one of the best hips to secure your system.
    -can us clamav integrated with it if you wish or f-protect.
    -2012 vb100 - http://www.f-prot.com/news/gen_news/120920_vb100.html
    -good company

    Cons

    -not the best antispyware definitions

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  • 1 stars

    "Absolute DUD"

    December 29, 2013   |   By dollo007

    Version: Spyware Terminator 2012 3.0.0.82

    Pros

    Was able to install and had a good interface.. thats all

    Cons

    Literally slows down the system as rightly mentioned by the CNET crew. Identified a rogur object , hanged the system and had to restart the system. Finally uninstalled it. Anytime would go with MBAM or SAS.

    Summary

    Not worthy enough..

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  • 1 stars

    "I don't recommend it"

    November 11, 2013   |   By t-link

    Version: Spyware Terminator 2012 3.0.0.82

    Pros

    -light on resources

    Cons

    -lets a lot of malware and spyware on the system
    -free version is extremely limited
    -interface is confusing
    -database sucks

    Summary

    spyware terminator free is not worth downloading . There are far better antimalwares. Spyware terminator used to be really good when it had clam AV integration but now it just isn't very good.(only my opinion)

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  • 5 stars

    "Highly Overrated"

    November 08, 2013   |   By super14man1

    Version: Spyware Terminator 2012 3.0.0.82

    Pros

    It is a good antimalware when it is free version and the pro version has so many features and uses little resources.

    Cons

    Uses Fprot antivirus which isn't considered a great antivirus, but it's other signatures make up for that.

    Summary

    Very great antimalware, a lot better than 16th place for sure maybe should be in the top five and even the top three.

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    What's new in version 2.2.1.433
    Version 2.2.1.433 may include unspecified updates, enhancements, or bug fixes.
    General
    Publisher Crawler
    Publisher web site http://www.crawler.com/products.aspx
    Release Date May 06, 2008
    Date Added May 06, 2008
    Version 2.2.1.433
    Category
    Category Security Software
    Subcategory Anti-Spyware
    Operating Systems
    Operating Systems Windows, Windows Vista, Windows 2000, Windows XP
    Additional Requirements Windows 2000/XP/Vista
    Download Information
    File Size 1.02MB
    File Name SpywareTerminatorSetup.exe
    Popularity
    Total Downloads 2,487,015
    Downloads Last Week 843
    Pricing
    License Model Free
    Limitations Not available
    Price Free

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