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    RunScanner Alternatives

    RunScanner is described as 'Runscanner is freeware combining the power of hijackthis, autoruns and other spyware, malware, junk scanners' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to RunScanner for a variety of platforms, including Windows, PortableApps.com, Mac, Kindle Fire and Windows Mobile. The best alternative is Malwarebytes Anti-Malware, which is free. Other great apps like RunScanner are Autoruns (Free), Spybot - Search & Destroy (Freemium), AdwCleaner (Free) and SUPERAntiSpyware (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Apr 9, 2019
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    Runscanner is freeware combining the power of hijackthis, autoruns and other spyware, malware, junk scanners.
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    1. Malwarebytes Premium is smarter, faster, and lighter than ever before. Go beyond antivirus and stop worrying about online threats.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
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      Autoruns shows you what programs are configured to run during system bootup or login, and shows you the entries in the order Windows processes them. These programs include ones in your startup folder, Run, RunOnce, and other Registry keys.


      • FreemiumProprietary
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      • Symbian S60
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      Spybot - Search & Destroy detects and removes spyware, a relatively new kind of threat not yet covered by common anti-virus applications.
    2. AdwCleaner is an easy-to-use OS security utility that allows you to get rid of adware on your computer in seconds, by quickly scanning the system.
    3. 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 system settings.


    4. herdProtect is a second line of defense malware scanning platform powered by 68 anti-malware engines in the cloud.

      Discontinued

      The program is currently not available on the official website: the download option was removed at the beginning of 2017. Last version, 1.0.3.9, released in December 2014, can be still downloaded from Wayback Machine.

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      Prevent the installation of spyware and other potentially unwanted software!.
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      KnockKnock displays persistent startup items (scripts, commands, binaries, executables, Login Items, kexts, LaunchAgents, etc., that are set to execute automatically on OS X.
    5. ESET SysInspector is a free, state of the art diagnostic tool for Windows systems. It is also an integral part of ESET Smart Security 4 and ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4.
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      The software requires no installation process, it allows transportation on removable devices. It could not be simpler, three buttons, "Scan", "clean" and "Report".
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