Download Anti Spyware - Best Software & Apps

  • Windows Defender

    1593

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Spyware protection for free

    7
    873 votes
    • SpyBot Search & Destroy

      2.4.40

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Symbian
      Windows Mobile
      Pocket PC

      Detect and remove different kinds of spyware from your computer

      7
      1323 votes
      • PROS: Lots of options, Powerful search, Regular Updates
      • CONS: Updating can be slow, Indiscriminate about files it removes
    • SuperAntiSpyware

      6.0.1200

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Keep your PC safe and free from spyware

      7
      77 votes
      • PROS: Very thorough scanning, Repairs broken internet connections due to spyware, Resets system and browser-settings to secure values, Small installer and fast setup
      • CONS: Free version doesn't provide realtime protection, Scan priority not customizable, No customizable actions on detection, AntiSPYWARE only
    • ThreatFire

      4.5.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Monitor your PC for suspicious activity

      6
      59 votes
      • PROS: Protects your PC before Spyware reaches it, Enables you to schedule scans,
      • CONS: No progress bar during scanning, Can interpret normal use as "threatening",
    • Malware Defender

      2.4.4

      License
      try Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Very light spyware protection pack

      7
      37 votes
      • PROS: Takes you through setup process set by step, Very low on resources
      • CONS: Still doesn't block certain keyloggers
    • SuperAntiSpyware Portable Scanner

      4.41.1000

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Protect removable devices from spyware

      8
      12 votes
      • PROS: Customizable scans, Keeps suspicious elements quarantined, No installation required
      • CONS: No support for scheduled scans, No real time protection
    • XoftSpySE

      4.29

      License
      try Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Detect spyware, malware, trackware, keyloggers, etc.

      6
      31 votes
      • Spy Sweeper 2011

        6.1.0.145

        License
        try Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Find and eliminate all types of online PC threats

        6
        145 votes
        • PROS: Comprehensive spyware database, Three types of system scans, Automatically checks for updates, Schedule scans for specific times
        • CONS: Scans take a long time
      • SpywareBlaster

        5.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Block spyware from reaching your computer

        5
        69 votes
        • PROS: Prevents Spyware attacks rather than scans for problems, Very light on RAM and CPU
        • CONS: Feels a bit too , Probably requires an Adware scanner to be safe
      • Emsisoft Anti-Malware

        8.1

        License
        try Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Free malware scanner to clean and protect your PC from viruses, spyware, trojans, bots, adware and worms.

        8
        7 votes
        • RunScanner

          1.6.3.0

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Freeware malware spyware and junk analyzer

          7
          6 votes
          • PROS: Fast, thorough system analysis, Nice extra tools, No installation required
          • CONS: Help system is only available online
        • Spyware Terminator 2012

          Spyware Terminator 2012 3.0.0.80

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Spyware Terminator 2012

          8
          82 votes
          • Anvi Smart Defender

            2.3

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Free anti-malware, spyware, adware and virus removal tool

            6
            112 votes
            • PROS: Fast scanning, Good at detecting malware, Lightweight
            • CONS: Still in development, Many features similar to IOBit Malware Fighter, May highlight non-malware as threats,
          • Adware Doctor - Remove Adware, Malware & Spyware

            1.3.1

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Mac

            A Browser Cleaner to Improve Your Web Surfing Experience

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            No votes yet
            • PROS: Significantly improves your web browsing experience after the cleanup, One click operation
            • CONS: Works only on the Mac (OS X 10 or higher), May not detect all malware and adware
          • Doctor Alex Antispyware

            2.03

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Adware and spyware removal

            6
            17 votes
            • Free Spyware Scanner

              9.6

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Detect and eliminate more than 400 types of spyware

              3
              4 votes
              • Bazooka Adware and Spyware Scanner

                1.13.03

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Windows

                Easily scan your PC for spyware

                5
                4 votes
                • CounterSpy

                  3.1.2836

                  License
                  try Download
                  Platform
                  Windows

                  One of the best Spyware removal tools around

                  0
                  3 votes
                  • SPYWAREfighter

                    4.1.77

                    License
                    try Download
                    Platform
                    Windows

                    Multi purpose spyware removal tool

                    7
                    11 votes
                    • PROS: Protects against spyware in realtime, Very easy to use and manage, Nice interface design
                    • CONS: Scans can be quite slow
                  • Free AntiSpyware

                    8.1.1

                    License
                    free Download
                    Platform
                    Windows

                    Powerful anti-spyware software to search and destroy malicious programs.

                    7
                    3 votes
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                    215938736.8Windows
                    32.4.4013236.8Windows, Symbian, Windows Mobile, Pocket PC
                    42.31126.4Windows
                    56.1.0.1451455.8Windows