WinPatrol 2007

WinPatrol 2007

Download Editors' Rating:
5
Spectacular
Average User Rating:
4.5
out of 764 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    14.0.2007.1
  • Total Downloads:
    1,689,612
  • Date Added:
    Jan. 28, 2008
  • Price:
    Free to try (Limited access to PLUS database); $29.95 to buy
  • File Size:
    1.1MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    217
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:
    #29 in Anti-Spyware

Editors' Review

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This program uses a simple yet effective method of fighting all kinds of malicious programs. It inspects several Windows system spots that malware is most likely to alter, including programs launched at start-up, browser helper objects, scheduled tasks, services, and cookies.

The latest version includes two new logs: one emulates the popular HijackThis log style, while the other is a CSV-exportable format. There are also some tweaks for Vista users, as well as the usual bug fixing. The app consumes few resources, doesn't slow your PC, and is highly customizable. You can set the interval between checkups; the default is every three minutes. If something new installs on your PC, the program notifies you and asks whether you want the newcomer. This won't cure serious infections, but it will save you from annoying adware and malicious sites that hijack your browser's home page. You can view full reports in HTML format, and the app even lets you manage which programs launch on system start-up, including a "delayed" start-up.

Improved cookie handling is taken care of by Pinky the Squirrel, who eats "cookies with nuts"--that is, cookies that contain user-defined nuggets of text, such as ads. Users who install a lot of new software will find the program invaluable.

 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    4.4

    out of 14 votes

    • 5 star 6
    • 4 star 8
    • 3 star 0
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  • All Versions

    4.5

    out of 764 votes

    • 5 star 531
    • 4 star 162
    • 3 star 32
    • 2 star 14
    • 1 star 25
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4 stars

"a very good tool"

April 01, 2008  |  By NIKOSTZ

 |  Version: WinPatrol 2007 14.0.2007.1

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4 stars

"A winner"

March 31, 2008  |  By magicarvind

 |  Version: WinPatrol 2007 14.0.2007.1

Pros

All time hit in its work.

Cons

sometimes gets interrupted.

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4 stars

"Keep upto date all the time very handy."

March 22, 2008  |  By burns13

 |  Version: WinPatrol 2007 14.0.2007.1

Pros

Very good.

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4 stars

"good features"

March 21, 2008  |  By alice_b0wie

 |  Version: WinPatrol 2007 14.0.2007.1

Pros

the start up feature is great. one of the better ones at actually not letting unwanted start up programs work back in. all around good program. make sure your security doesn't already have the same features to avoid conflict

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5 stars

"A Must Have Fantastic Software ( v. 12.2.2007.0 )"

March 20, 2008  |  By sweidre7

 |  Version: WinPatrol 2007 14.0.2007.1

Pros

1.Watchdog for spywares, start-up group, HOSTS file etc.

2.Information about files ( especially as a lifetime PLUS member )

3.Temporary killing of activities & services not needed for the moment

4.Permanently removals of stubborn unwanted files

5.Delayals of start-up activities

6.Works great with its companion Task Catcher

Cons

None, but v. 14.0.2007.1 works not for me to 100% for some reason

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5 stars

"A perfect watchdog"

March 08, 2008  |  By vcdlmp

 |  Version: WinPatrol 2007 14.0.2007.1

Pros

Best for everthing! Its like a firewall. Its tells you about evrything from program changes to HOSTS.

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5 stars

"A real jewel hidden in a jungle of junk"

February 20, 2008  |  By Fred Brychta

 |  Version: WinPatrol 2007 14.0.2007.1

Pros

Easy, highly visible problem preventer. Already found 2 serious problems after 3 days.

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5 stars

"Great Background Watchdog! UH Scotty :-)"

February 17, 2008  |  By kbuleyjr

 |  Version: WinPatrol 2007 14.0.2007.1

Pros

Really good job. Recommend to anyone tired ot the slow loading or closing XP operating system.

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4 stars

"Three cheers for Scotty!"

February 04, 2008  |  By peterbutler

 |  Version: WinPatrol 2007 14.0.2007.1

Pros

Keeping me safe from annoying and intrusive software for many years now.

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5 stars

"Fantastic"

January 28, 2008  |  By mhblum

 |  Version: WinPatrol 2007 14.0.2007.1

Pros

It is very comforting to know that this software is doing the job I want it to do. As an added bonus, WinPatrol provides tools that prove to be very handy many times. For me, this is must-have software, and one license fee is all you ever need to pay.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 14.0.2007.1
Version 14.0.2007.1 may include unspecified updates, enhancements, or bug fixes.
General
Publisher BillP Studios
Publisher web site http://www.winpatrol.com/
Release Date January 28, 2008
Date Added January 28, 2008
Version 14.0.2007.1
Category
Category Security Software
Subcategory Anti-Spyware
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows Vista, Windows, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me
Additional Requirements Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP/Vista
Download Information
File Size 1.1MB
File Name wpsetup.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 1,689,612
Downloads Last Week 217
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations Limited access to PLUS database
Price $29.95

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