Download Spyware - Best Software & Apps

  • Windows Defender

    1593

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Spyware protection for free

    7
    2693 votes
    • 360 Total Security

      7.6.0.1031

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Multiple engine antivirus protection

      8
      3223 votes
      • PROS: Free and complete, Good interface, Uninstrusive
      • CONS: Turning on all antivirus engines uses a lot of RAM, Clean and Speed Up tools must be used with care
    • Norton Antivirus

      21.3.0.12

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Destroy malware and protect your PC with the new Norton

      7
      6884 votes
      • PROS: Usable, modern interface , Powerful scan engine, Proactive SONAR technology , Scans your Facebook wall, Monitors system performance
      • CONS: Installation phase a bit long
    • SpyBot Search & Destroy

      2.4.40

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Pocket PC
      Symbian
      Windows Mobile

      Detect and remove different kinds of spyware from your computer

      8
      6435 votes
      • PROS: Lots of options, Powerful search, Regular Updates
      • CONS: Updating can be slow, Indiscriminate about files it removes
    • aMule

      2.3.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac
      Windows

      All-platform eMule P2P client

      6
      630 votes
      • PROS: Easy-to-use search facility, No spyware or adv, Lots of features for tracking download stats
      • CONS: Downloads are slow for new users
    • TotalAV Essential Antivirus

      1.24.22

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Slow but steady antivirus

      6
      30 votes
      • PROS: Simple interface, Colorful design, Scan is functional, Has a lot of features
      • CONS: Install takes a while, Additional downloads required, Only virus scan available in free version, Interface response is slow
    • Panda Antivirus Pro

      2016

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Panda Antivirus Pro 2015

      8
      2868 votes
      • PROS: Lightweight and unobtrusive, Efficient detection of viruses, Also protects against spyware, trojans and other threats, Full security suite
      • CONS: Limited trial, Not the most effective antivirus solution
    • SuperAntiSpyware

      6.0.1260

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Keep your PC safe and free from spyware

      8
      1374 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
    • Soulseek

      NS 13c 157

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Free File Sharing for Entertainment Lovers

      8
      1608 votes
      • PROS: Free to download and easy to use, Connect to a vibrant community, No adverts or spyware
      • CONS: Unwanted adware and toolbars
    • eMule Plus

      1.2e

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Connect to the eDonkey2000 P2P network and share files with others

      8
      5037 votes
      • PROS: Very easy to use, Produces many search hits, No adware or spyware
      • CONS: Not updated very often, No significant benefits over the original
    • AVG Internet Security - Unlimited

      17.1.3007

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Quick and efficient defense against viruses, spyware and rootkits

      8
      1506 votes
      • PROS: Light and powerful, Checks links on social networking sites, A wide range of useful features, Neat design
      • CONS: Long Installation, Few important new features
    • Malware Defender

      2.4.4

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Very light spyware protection pack

      9
      239 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

      7
      95 votes
      • PROS: Customizable scans, Keeps suspicious elements quarantined, No installation required
      • CONS: No support for scheduled scans, No real time protection
    • HijackThis

      2.0.4

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Check for browser-based malware

      8
      276 votes
      • PROS: Clear and easy to use, Backs up and logs everything, Information on each element, Contains extra tools
      • CONS: Pretty ugly, Easy to delete necessary elements
    • Panda Cloud Cleaner

      1.0.24

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A cloud-based malware detector

      8
      117 votes
      • PROS: Simple to use, Lightweight app, Good, additional malware protection
      • CONS: No advanced options
    • Spy Emergency

      10.0.205

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Eliminate trojans, spyware, keyloggers, adware and much more

      8
      161 votes
      • PROS: Provides all round protection, Doesn't slow down your machine
      • CONS: Doesn't pick up everything it should
    • XoftSpySE

      4.29

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Detect spyware, malware, trackware, keyloggers, etc.

      6
      69 votes
      • RemoveIT Pro

        Free Edition

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Palm OS

        Detect and eliminate trojans, spyware and adware

        8
        69 votes
        • PROS: Very light on RAM and CPU, Very easy to use
        • CONS: Doesn't detect anything that other scanners can't, Interface GUI is very basic
      • Norton Security Scan

        2.6.0.5

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Free antivirus, protection against Trojans, spyware and adware

        7
        242 votes
        • IObit Security 360

          Pro 1.41

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Protect your PC from spyware and malware

          7
          22 votes
          • PROS: Real time, effective protection, Tool for browser cleaning, Privacy cleaner, Automatic threat updates, File unlocker
          • CONS: Some threats aren't explained well
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