SuperAntiSpyware Free Edition

SuperAntiSpyware Free Edition

Download Editors' Rating:
5
Spectacular
Average User Rating:
4.3
out of 1649 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    5.0.1150
  • Total Downloads:
    5,876,426
  • Date Added:
    May 22, 2012
  • File Size:
    18.7MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    9,423
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows XP/Vista/7

Editors' Review

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Spyware is nasty business, threatening your security by collecting information about your online activity without your knowledge or consent. SuperAntiSpyware Free Edition is a comprehensive program that can scan and delete spyware and a variety of other types of malware. Although the program cannot deal with true viruses, it's capable of finding and annihilating plenty of other pests.

The program's interface is straightforward, with a large button labeled "Scan your Computer" leading users to the most important feature. Radio buttons let users select a Quick Scan, Complete Scan, Critical Point Scan, or Custom Scan. We decided to start with the Quick scan, which took about three and a half minutes. SuperAntiSpyware detected 107 "threats," all of which were fairly benign tracking cookies. A full scan took much longer - about four hours - and turned up two "critical threats" and 25 "potentially unwanted programs/settings." We were able to deselect any items we wanted to retain using a checkbox, and then delete the rest with the click of a button. The program also has a selection of repairs that can be run to undo damage done by malware, and a scan log keeps a history of all the threats that have been deleted. SuperAntiSpyware has a comprehensive list of FAQs on its Web site, though we found the program easy to use without additional guidance. Overall, we think that SuperAntiSpyware is a good way to supplement your regular antivirus program, and we recommend it.

SuperAntiSpyware Free Edition installs a desktop icon without asking but uninstalls cleanly.

 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    4.0

    out of 32 votes

    • 5 star 17
    • 4 star 7
    • 3 star 4
    • 2 star 0
    • 1 star 4
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    4.3

    out of 1649 votes

    • 5 star 984
    • 4 star 428
    • 3 star 99
    • 2 star 51
    • 1 star 87
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5 stars

"Life Saver"

October 24, 2014  |  By authormarymalcolm

 |  Version: SuperAntiSpyware Free Edition 6.0.1158

Pros

Free, free, free, will definitely catch a bunch of the little nasties, also did I mention it's free?

Cons

The name makes people think you have to be a tech nerd to use it when it actually couldn't be easier to use.

Summary

I don't know how many computers I went through before I found this, but it was a lot. They'd bog down until they'd stop working and because I didn't want to pay a bunch of money to get someone to fix them, I'd just replace the computer. No more! I run this a couple of times a week and it's like my computer is brand new again. I truly can't believe how easy it is to make my computer work properly. I'm so happy this exists!!

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher SUPERAntiSpyware
Publisher web site http://www.superantispyware.com
Release Date May 22, 2012
Date Added May 22, 2012
Version 5.0.1150
Category
Category Security Software
Subcategory Anti-Spyware
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 18.7MB
File Name SUPERAntiSpyware.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 5,876,426
Downloads Last Week 9,423
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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