The power of multiple programs without the bloat of a security suite. Clean up your Taskbar, ActiveX, Brower and Startup programs. WinPatrol monitors and exposes adware, keyloggers, spyware, worms, cookies, and other malicious software. This program puts you back in control of your computer with no need for constant updates. WinPatrol's goal is to help you better understand what programs are running on your computer and to alert you to any new programs added without your permission. Unlike traditional security programs, WinPatrol doesn't scan your hard drive searching for previously identified threats. Instead, it uses a heuristic behavioral approach, taking a snapshot of your critical system resources, then alerting you to any changes that occur without your knowledge. Version 16.1.2009.1 detects if other programs are monitoring HOSTs and some other system files to prevent conflicts, adds support for Accessibility Sound Sentry in Vista or greater, and now better handles events that are blocked by User Account Control.
What's new in this version:
In version 17.0.2010, monitoring components rewritten in assembler to increase the speed and compatibility with other security programs. Support for Firefox and Chrome SQLite cookies is added.