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Spyware and Adware Removal Guide - Speed Up and Free your PC - SpyCatcher

Today we are going to tell you about some of the best Spyware remover programs available for you to download, how to use those programs, and also how to monitor processes which are running on your computer to establish if the processes are a security risk or not. After you're finished with this guide your PC will be free of Spyware and running the way it should without any nasty programs running in the background chewing up your computer performance and violating your privacy.

| Guides | Posted: Oct 15, 2004 4:00 am

SpyCatcher

 

Developer Homepage: Tenebril

 

Download: Regnow (15 day trial)

 

Buy: Regnow ($29.95)

 

Our Rating: 8.5 out of 10

 

Our Summary: Tenebril's SpyCatcher is a nice Spyware remover. It features a nice looking GUI which is easy to use and understand. It provides the ability to protect your system in real-time, schedule scans and updates, and also has a "Detective" section where you can look through common places where Spyware is instructed to load from, and more.

 

Next up is SpyCatcher by Tenebril who produce a range of different software to protect your privacy and increase system performance. SpyCatcher is another solid and stylish Spyware remover which includes some nice features such as the ability to protect your system in real-time, schedule scans and updates, and also has a "Detective" section where you can look through common places where Spyware is instructed to load from - such as the Startup menu, which is something a little different.

 

 

The first screen you are greeted with when loading the program is the Search for Spyware section which provides the different options for you to choose for the scan - Easy and to the point so far. SpyCatcher can detect up to almost 12,000 Spyware programs which places it somewhere in the middle of the pack.

 

 

Once the scan has finished a new window will popup which lists the Spyware that was found on your computer. If you double click on any of the Spyware found, Tenebril's Spyware Info Center will load and give you a good description of the Spyware along with its threat level and so forth.

 

 

Once you close the window above, you are taken to the Found Spyware section which maintains a list of the Spyware found on your computer. From here you can either allow or disable the Spyware.

 

 

When you choose to disable Spyware, another window will popup and let you know the status of the Spyware. In the case of the LinksBar Spyware application above, we need to restart the computer before it will be removed, most likely because it is running already.

 

Overall - Tenebril's SpyCatcher is a good Spyware remover. It features a nice looking GUI which is easy to use and understand. It provides the ability to protect your system in real-time, schedule scans and updates, and also has a "Detective" section where you can look through common places where Spyware is instructed to load from. A Cleanup History section is also implemented where you can see what you have removed in the past. Finally, there is also the Reinstall Shield which helps prevent Spyware from reloading by overwriting Spyware with zero bits of data.

 

We are giving SpyCatcher a high 8.5 out of 10 - It is a full featured Spyware remover which is really only just behind Spybot because it doesn't include the extra tools to help combat Spyware and privacy like Spybot - oh, and you have to pay for it but it is definitely worth a shot.

 

 

 

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