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  • Spybot - Search & Destroy icon

    Spybot - Search & Destroy

    Spybot - Search & Destroy detects and removes spyware, a relatively new kind of threat not yet covered by common anti-virus applications. Free for private use. Companies and institutions need to buy licenses for the commercial...

    Free Personal Windows Windows Mobile S60 PortableApps.com

  • Windows Defender icon

    Windows Defender

    Windows Defender is built into Windows to help guard your PC against viruses, spyware, and other malicious software in real time. Windows Defender features Real-Time Protection, a monitoring system that recommends actions against...

    Free Windows

  • SUPERAntiSpyware icon

    SUPERAntiSpyware

    SUPERAntiSpyware is a software application which can detect and remove spyware, adware, malware, trojans, rogue software, worms, rootkits, parasites and other potentially harmful software applications, as well as restore modified...

    Freemium Windows

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  • ComboFix icon

    ComboFix

    USE WITH CAUTION! Combofix is a freeware (a legitimate spyware remover created by sUBs), Combofix was designed to scan a computer for known malware, spyware (SurfSideKick, QooLogic, and Look2Me as well as any other combination of the...

    Free Windows

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  • Hitman Pro icon

    Hitman Pro

    Hitman Pro is an on-demand malware scanner and removal tool. It will usually do a full-system scan significantly faster than other (traditional) solutions due to its cloud-based scan technique. It does not offer a real-time component...

    Freemium Windows

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  • Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool icon

    Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool

    Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool is a free software intended to disinfect infected computers, removing viruses, Trojans, and spyware, as well as any other types of malware. Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool 2011 uses the same highly efficient...

    Free Windows

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  • herdProtect icon

    herdProtect

    herdProtect is a second line of defense malware scanning platform powered by 68 anti-malware engines in the cloud. Since no single anti-malware program is perfect 100% of the time, herdProtect utilizes a 'herd' of multiple...

    Free Windows

  • Dr.Web CureIt! icon

    Dr.Web CureIt!

    Do you have anti-virus software installed on your computer, but still worry about its effectiveness? Run Dr.Web CureIt!® (no need to install it) to quickly scan your computer and cure it of any malicious objects. How will I...

    Free Personal Windows

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  • Emsisoft Anti-Malware icon

    Emsisoft Anti-Malware

    Emsisoft Anti-Malware, previously a-squared Anti-Malware, is an antivirus and antispyware protection suite developed by Emsi Software. Emsisoft Anti-Malware monitors all active programs in real time for dangerous behavior...

    Freemium Windows

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  • RogueKiller icon

    RogueKiller

    RogueKiller is an anti-malware program written in C++ and able to detect and remove generic malwares and some advanced threats such as rootkits, rogues, worms, …

    Free Windows

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  • ESET Online Scanner icon

    ESET Online Scanner

    ESET Online Scanner is a user-friendly, free and powerful tool which you can use to detect and remove malware from any Windows PC using only your web browser—no installed security software necessary. ESET Online Scanner uses the same...

    Free Web / Cloud

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  • F-Secure Anti-Virus icon

    F-Secure Anti-Virus

    F-Secure Anti-Virus provides advanced protection against viruses, spyware intrusions and infected e-mail so you can surf the Web without worrying about security issues. Its automatic updates and powerful DeepGuard 2.0 cloud computing...

    Commercial Mac Windows

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  • Emsisoft Emergency Kit icon

    Emsisoft Emergency Kit

    The Emsisoft Emergency Kit contains a collection of programs that can be used without a software installation to scan and clean infected computers for malware.

    Free Personal Windows

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  • Junkware Removal Tool

    Junkware Removal Tool is a security utility that searches for and removes common adware, toolbars, and potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) from your computer.

    Free Windows

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  • Winpooch Watchdog icon

    Winpooch Watchdog

    Winpooch is a watchdog for Windows (2000, XP, 2003, but only 32-bits). It detects modifications in your system, so as to detect a trojan or a spyware installation. It also includes a real-time anti-virus.

    Open Source Windows

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    • Discontinued As of 2008-06-13, this project is no longer under active development. Winpooch can be still downloaded from SourceForge.
  • ZHPCleaner icon

    ZHPCleaner

    The software requires no installation process, it allows transportation on removable devices. It could not be simpler, three buttons, "Scan", "clean" and "Report". A module allows to choose the lines you...

    Free Windows

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  • SpyDllRemover icon

    SpyDllRemover

    SpyDllRemover is the specialized tool for detecting spyware & hidden Rootkit Dlls in the System. It can also detect & remove user-land Rootkit processes as well as other spyware processes using multiple [user-land] Rootkit...

    Free Windows

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  • Spyware Terminator icon

    Spyware Terminator

    Millions of users worldwide rely on Spyware Terminator, winner of many awards and high ratings from industry experts and users. Its free comprehensive protection is comparable to competitors' paid versions! Spyware Terminator...

    Freemium Windows

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  • LOARIS icon

    LOARIS

    Loaris offers a superb malware removal solution to deal with various contemporary forms of cyber threats in cases when available anti-virus applications aren't effective in identifying or deleting them.

    Freemium Windows

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  • SecureAPlus icon

    SecureAPlus

    SecureAPlus is a free solution that protects you from malware & viruses, 100% of the time. You get powerful application whitelisting, 10+ anti-viruses in the cloud with UAV, and a reliable offline AV combined. Download it free...

    Freemium Windows

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  • ActiveScan icon

    ActiveScan

    [NOTE: This online scanner works only on Windows OS.] You can use ActiveScan (by Panda Security) to make sure that your PC is free from all types of threats. ActiveScan detects all types of: Viruses, Trojans, worms. ...

    Freemium Windows Web / Cloud

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  • Zemana AntiMalware icon

    Zemana AntiMalware

    Zemana AntiMalware is an on demand malware scanner designed to clean your PC from all the infections that have taken place on your PC.

    Freemium Windows

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  • TrojanHunter

    TrojanHunter is an advanced malware scanner that detects all sorts of malware such as trojans, spyware, adware and dialers. Just some of the features are: Excellent detection rate. Scans memory, files, registry and ports. Scans...

    Commercial Windows

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  • ByteFence icon

    ByteFence

    ByteFence is the ultimate protection against crapware and bundleware that sneak in potentially unwanted programs and ads.

    Freemium Windows

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  • aswMBR icon

    aswMBR

    aswMBR is the rootkit scanner that scans for TDL4/3, MBRoot (Sinowal), Whistler and other rootkits. This is a standalone cleaning tool, not a full-featured antivirus program. For full protection, please install avast! Free Antivirus

    Free Windows

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  • Cezurity Antivirus Scanner icon

    Cezurity Antivirus Scanner

    Cezurity Antivirus Scanner is a Cloud Antimalware on-demand scanner that can scan and detect all kinds of malicious software - including viruses, Trojans, spyware, rootkits and even previously unknown threats (zero-day) - that may be...

    Free Windows

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  • Crystal Security icon

    Crystal Security

    Crystal Security is a cloud-based system that detects and removes malicious programs (malware) from your computer. Its technology provides fast detection against malware and lets you know about the changes on your computer in real...

    Freemium Windows

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  • AVZ Antiviral Toolkit

    The AVZ utility collects information about your computer, analyzes launched processes for a malicious code unknown to Kaspersky Lab yet. The AVZ utility downloads the latest antivirus databases, scans the system for a malicious code...

    Free Windows

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  • SpyHunter icon

    SpyHunter

    What is SpyHunter and How It Works? As malware continues to evolve and become more sophisticated to avoid detection by anti-spyware/anti-virus programs, SpyHunter responds with new advanced technology to stay one step ahead of...

    Freemium Windows

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    • Warning Poor reputation. Download at your own risk. http://www.mywot.com/en/scorecard/enigmasoftware.com
  • NoVirusThanks Malware Remover icon

    NoVirusThanks Malware Remover

    Free malware remover for Windows. Easily detect and remove popular trojans, spyware and rogue security software from your computer. Easy to use interface.

    Free Windows

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  • Security Reviver icon

    Security Reviver

    Security Reviver will scan your PC and identify security threats and vulnerabilities. Security Reviver can quickly and safely remove these threats and prevent them from reoccurring.

    Freemium Windows

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  • Norton Security Scan icon

    Norton Security Scan

    Norton Security Scan is a software tool designed to help you understand if your computer is currently protected from known threats. Norton Security Scan will scan your computer and identify if there are existing viruses, worms...

    Free Windows

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AdwCleaner Comments

The best!

Comment by leusafanbatista
about AdwCleaner Apr 2015

It's the lightest and works!Great!

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better than malwarebytes

Comment by Year1954
about AdwCleaner Apr 2015

gets everything malwarebytes misses and more very better

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good

Positive Comment by Tag
about AdwCleaner Dec 2014

This software really works. I've deleted some annoying adware successfully.

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great app

Comment by zanyar
about AdwCleaner Apr 2014

perfect and really usable app for cleaning browser from all adware.

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