Spybot - Search & Destroy Alternatives for Windows

Popular Alternatives to Spybot - Search & Destroy for Windows. Explore 25+ Windows apps like Spybot - Search & Destroy, all suggested and ranked by the AlternativeTo user community.

Spybot - Search & Destroy detects and removes spyware, a relatively new kind of threat not yet covered by common anti-virus applications. If your looking for more info about Spybot - Search & Destroy like screenshots, reviews and comments you should visit our info page about it. Below you find the best alternatives.

The list of alternatives was last updated: 7/8/2018 2:49:00 PM

Alternatives to Spybot - Search & Destroy for Windows with any license

  • Malwarebytes Anti-Malware

    Malwarebytes Anti-Malware is considered to be the next step in the detection and removal of malware. In our product we have compiled a number of new technologies that are designed to quickly detect, destroy, and prevent malware. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware can detect and remove malware that even the most well known anti-virus and anti-malware applications fail to detect. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware monitors every process and stops malicious processes before they even start.

    Freemium Mac Windows Android Kindle Fire

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  • AdwCleaner

    AdwCleaner is a free removal tool for : Adware (ads softwares) PUP/LPI (Potentially Undesirable Program) Toolbars Hijacker (Hijack of the browser's homepage) It works with a Search and Delete mode. It can be easily uninstalled using the mode "Uninstall".

    Free Windows

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  • 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 malware when it's detected, minimizes interruptions, and helps you stay productive.

    Free Windows

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  • 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 system settings. It can detect malware, however it is not designed to replace an antivirus software.

    Freemium Windows

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    • Very efficient and updated several times daily. Use free version, update manually and get the best price after the update. This is my primary anti-malware software. Guest • May 2018 Disagree   Agree
  • HijackThis

    HijackThis™ is a free utility which quickly scans your Windows computer to find settings that may have been changed by spyware, malware or other unwanted programs. HijackThis creates a report, or log file, with the results of the scan.

    Free Open Source Windows PortableApps.com

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  • 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 mentioned spyware applications) and remove them. ComboFix allows the manual removal of spyware infections. It's a specialized effective cleaning tool, which is useful compared to other malware and spyware removers.

    Free Windows

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  • 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 algorithms for detecting malware as Kaspersky Anti-Virus.

    Free Windows

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  • 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 engines to guarantee the widest coverage and the earliest possible detection. As a second line of defense anti-malware solution, herdProtect is designed to run with any existing anti-virus program already installed on a user's PC.

    Free Windows

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    • 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.
  • SpywareBlaster

    Why SpywareBlaster? Spyware, adware, browser hijackers, and dialers are some of the most annoying and pervasive threats on the Internet today. By simply browsing a web page, you could find your computer to be the brand-new host of one of these unwanted fiends! The most important step you can take is to secure your system. And SpywareBlaster is the most powerful protection program available.

    Freemium Windows

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    • works silently in the background and is free Guest • Feb 2017 Disagree   Agree
  • 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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  • 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 (Behavior Blocking) and can detect new unknown Trojans, Worms, Viruses and other damaging programs (Zero-Day dangers) without daily updates.

    Freemium Windows

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  • 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 find out if my computer has been infected? 1. Download Dr.Web CureIt!. 2. Double-click on the downloaded file. 3. Choose a desired protection mode. 4. Wait while the utility scans your system. When the scanning is finished, view the scan report.

    Free Personal Windows

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  • 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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  • Zemana AntiMalware

    Zemana AntiMalware adds additional layers of security. It is a second opinion malware scanner designed to rescue your computer from malware that have infected your computer despite all the security measures you have taken. Zemana AntiMalware is highly optimized and lightweight software with virus definitions stored in the cloud, not cluttering up your drive. It bypasses malware infections to perform a thorough scan and cleans even the most advanced threats like rootkit and bootkits.

    Freemium Windows

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  • 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 technology provide fast protection against new threats.

    Commercial Mac Windows

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  • Dr.Web LiveDisk

    Dr.Web® LiveDisk is an anti-virus solution which enables restoration of a operating system when high virus activity has rendered it inoperable. To prevent such situations, do not disregard the need to protect the operating system with anti-virus software which employs the most advanced technologies.

    Free Windows Linux

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  • 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 today. It's the only security solution you'll ever need. * As per SecureAPlus End User License Agreement, your computer's file hashes (.exe, .dll, .msi & scripts) are automatically uploaded to Universal AV for continuous scanning in the cloud.

    Freemium Windows

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  • 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.

    Free 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

    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 want to keep, including legitimate programs deemed unnecessary. Through the use of powerful algorithms, scanning and cleaning are running in minutes. It generates a report on the Windows desktop and in the user folder.

    Free Windows

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  • 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 includes: Fast spyware scanning 100% real-time protection HIPS protection Antivirus protection [Fully optional, uses ClamWin] Multilanguage Support

    Freemium Windows

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    • Discontinued The program seems to be no longer updated. Last version, released in 2015, can be still downloaded from the official website.
  • IObit Malware Fighter

    It's time to remove malware & spyware in your PC. IObit Malware Fighter is an advanced malware & spyware removal utility that detects, removes the deepest infections, and protects your PC from various potential spyware, adware, trojans, keyloggers, bots, worms, and hijackers. With the improved, unique "Dual-Core" engine and the heuristic malware detection, IObit Malware Fighter detects the most complex and deepest spyware and malware in a very fast and efficient way.

    Freemium Windows

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    • Bundleware The installer may contain adwares. Be careful during the installation: https://alternativeto.net/discussions/applications/11718/be-careful-in-the-installation/
  • 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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  • 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 time.

    Free Windows

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