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Editors' Rating:
Average
Average User Rating:
out of 1675 votes out of 0 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    6.0.1240
  • Total Downloads:
    6,667,383
  • Date Added:
    Apr. 06, 2017
  • Price:
    Free; paid upgrade available
  • File Size:
    28.34MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    2,945
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:
    #4 in Anti-Spyware

Editors' Review

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SuperAntiSpyware was once a highly praised spyware scanner. Today SuperAntiSpyware struggles to maintain relevance in an era when such protection is commonly free.

Pros

Easy to use: SuperAntiSpyware makes scanning a priority and guides users accordingly. Uninstallation is also easy. The ease of use should be no surprise to those still running an XP-era machine. The main menu is split into a two-by-two grid of options, with the option to scan dominating your screen.

Cons

Aggressive upsell: After installation, before you even reach the main menu, you're greeted with at least three instances of SuperAntiSpyware asking you to go Pro, including an opt-out action and system alert. The main menu also tries to reel you in by offering features that now come standard with many other free antivirus apps, including basic tasks like scheduled scanning and automatic updates.

Questionable performance: Scans took much longer than expected, roughly 43 minutes, and after all that time SuperAntiSpyware failed to find even basic infected files during our test. The finished scan required a reboot of the machine, after merely removing cached cookies. Many third-party labs do not even consider SuperAntiSpyware for annual or monthly benchmark tests, and it's not surprising why.

Dated look: SuperAntiSpyware Free edition looks like it's stuck in the past. The interface definitely looks and feels out of place in modern environments, using font sizes unfit for anything beyond the 1024x768 era. Though there are other visually bare-bones antivirus products, like Panda Cloud Antivirus, SuperAntiSpyware lacks the performance to justify its unwillingness to visually get with the times.

Bottom Line

SuperAntiSpyware looks, feels, and performs like a dated piece of software. Move on.

 
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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 6.0.1240
Version 6.0.1240 may include unspecified updates, enhancements, or bug fixes.
General
Publisher SUPERAntiSpyware
Publisher web site http://www.superantispyware.com
Release Date April 06, 2017
Date Added April 06, 2017
Version 6.0.1240
Category
Category Security Software
Subcategory Anti-Spyware
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP/Vista/7
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 28.34MB
File Name SUPERAntiSpyware.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 6,667,383
Downloads Last Week 2,945
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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