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  • 5.0 stars

    "Works Amazing!"

    January 24, 2015  |   By elticomoe

    Version: SuperAntiSpyware Free Edition 6.0.1168

    Pros

    Lets me know when I haven't scanned the computer in a while.
    Has a reminder for the most recent virus updates.

    Cons

    You have to get the paid version to get all of the live protection features

    Summary

    It is a must have.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Keep up the good work."

    January 14, 2015  |   By EdwinDey

    Version: SuperAntiSpyware Free Edition 6.0.1168

    Pros

    I loved the file format selection and the ease of use.

    Cons

    No cons, quite happy with it.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Very good and efficient"

    December 28, 2014  |   By KwonTerra

    Version: SuperAntiSpyware Free Edition 6.0.1168

    Pros

    This program can recognize printed characters well. Nice.

    Cons

    Never any problems.

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Great User interaction"

    December 27, 2014  |   By DBLESLIE

    Version: SuperAntiSpyware Free Edition 6.0.1168

    Pros

    Allows the user to vote in or out on unknown items which MalwareBytes, McAfee, Norton, etc don't.
    Aforementioned products don't give the user the opportunity to look at all items that may/may not be malicious but may be causing slowness and even initiate adware/malware/spyware.

    Cons

    Could be better in allowing bulk item selection/action as I had 100's of unknowns so it took hours to address. (Results were worth the time but time could have been saved).

    Summary

    Initially this is a great product, if it was better in the past then I would really like to see it get back there. It's not that well known so a little advertising or commercially marketed product needs to be pursued.

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  • 4.0 stars

    "OK used to be better"

    November 17, 2014  |   By 1Chris

    Version: SuperAntiSpyware Free Edition 6.0.1164

    Pros

    Catches many things while Malwarebytes comes up with NOTHING - has been that way for at least five years now. Gets rid of many tracking cookies - low life scum that gets it all wrong and slows the web to a crawl.

    Cons

    Takes a very loooong time to scan, but gives you the option to use a 'boost' or not. Very invasive in pushing new versions and additional add ons.

    Summary

    Good. Because of its invasiveness, considering moving on

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  • 5.0 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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  • 2.0 stars

    "Take my review with a grain of salt/sand."

    August 17, 2014  |   By DH1

    Version: SuperAntiSpyware Free Edition 6.0.1130

    Pros

    I have nothing to say *for* it.

    Cons

    I have nothing to say *against* it.

    Summary

    Understand, I am not techie. That said?.

    From nearly the first day I bought my first computer -- more than a decade ago -- I have used various anti-virus and malware products. (Knock on wood, I have never had a problem with any of them.)

    I continue to use and like: a) AVG, b) Malwarebytes and c) Spybot. As a fourth choice, and for whatever reason, I occasionally run SuperAntiSpyware. Given that I have never had a major problem using Malwarebytes and Spybot -- and have never found any benefit by using SuperAntiSpyware -- methinks the latter is a waste of time and hard drive space.

    Then again, take my review with a grain of ? something.

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  • 3.0 stars

    "Not sure I can trust this"

    August 5, 2014  |   By howardferns

    Version: SuperAntiSpyware Free Edition 6.0.1102

    Pros

    Simple to set up and use. You don't have to have it running in the background all the time, this is an option, which suits me fine, all I want to do is scan now and again. Quick Scan is extremely fast.

    Cons

    On first use it said within seconds I had 3 browser add-ons, namely unwanted toolbars. Oh yeah? The Browser Cleanup in Avast Free didn't find any, while I ran the names through File Locator Lite and regedit without anything coming up.

    Summary

    I'll carry on using it for a while.

    Updated on Aug 5, 2014

    I installed it on another computer, directly from the maker's site, and well I never! It found 3 toolbars on that one, too. I'm pretty sure the computer was clean beforehand, so SAS Free is either "finding" stuff that isn't there or it's installing them with the download so that it can detect them on the first scan. Pretty harsh of me to say that but I can come to no other conclusion. I'll carry on using it for a bit longer though.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "new update design"

    August 3, 2014  |   By marioumarios400

    Version: SuperAntiSpyware Free Edition 6.0.1102

    Pros

    the new update design faster scanning

    Cons

    nope at this time

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  • 3.0 stars

    "Used to be a great program"

    May 9, 2014  |   By TECHCRZY

    Version: SuperAntiSpyware Free Edition 5.7.1018

    Pros

    $10 I guess that would be it at this point

    Cons

    Takes to long to scan
    Doesn't seem to work like it used to

    Summary

    Please Mr super antispyware guys get it together and fix this program to its former self

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