I’m a true cynic when it comes to anti-malware applications, so I’m always on the lookout for an anti-malware application that lives up to its reputation.
Since I had test driven the free version of SUPERAntiSpyware earlier this year, and found it to be equal to its excellent reputation, I decided to go for a run with the professional version.
No surprise then, when I found that the professional version, which includes real time protection against infection, lived up to its reputation as a premier anti-malware tool. In a world of hyperbole, exaggeration, overstatement, and embellishment, the SUPER, in this case, means just that.
It would be hard to argue with the 15 million + worldwide users who have chosen to protect their computers with this straightforward application with its simple, intuitive, and easy to use interface – and I won’t. SUPERAntiSpyware deserves the kudos it regularly receives from both computer security gurus, and users.
I found SUPERAntiSpyware very easy to setup, customize and run, for both less experienced and expert users alike. No fussing and bothering with a ton of long winded setup or customizing screens – just install, and after choosing a few run options, you’re good to go!
SUPERAntiSpyware is well known for its high malware detection rate, and in fact, it found and eradicated every one of the test malware samples installed on my test platform.
An extra feature in this anti-malware product really caught my attention; a repair function which allows the user to recover settings frequently wrecked by malware, and which are often not recoverable despite removal of the malware process. These settings include broken Internet connections, lost desktops, the ability to edit the registry and importantly, access to the task manager.
If you have ever struggled with this difficult issue you know how important a repair feature, such as this, can be.
SUPERAntiSpyware offers a freeware version (downloadable at the main SUPERAntiSpyware site), which does not however, provide real time protection against infection.
I do not recommend then, that you use this free version of SUPERAntiSpyware as a stand alone security application since it simply will not offer you adequate protection. Instead, if you choose to install it, use it only as an on-demand canner.
Alternatively, you may download and install a fully featured 30 day trial version of SUPERAntiSpyware Professional from the download link below.
As a full fledged security application, with all of its features; real-time protection, scheduled scanning, and scheduled updating activated, SUPERAntiSpyware is very well priced at $29.95 US, for such a potent anti-malware application.
High malware detection rate
Small footprint and low resource usage
Easy to setup, customize and run
Custom scanning of hard drives, removable drives, memory, registry, and more
Detects and removes spyware, adware, malware, Trojans, dialers, worms, keyloggers, rootkits and hijackers
Free for personal use
Prevents potentially harmful software from installing or re-installing (paid version only)
Examines over 50 critical system points on start up and shut down (paid version only)
System Requirements: Windows 98, 98SE, ME, 2000, XP, Vista or Windows 2003
Note: On my personal Windows 7 home system, SUPERAntiSpyware ran with no difficulty.
Download at: SUPERAntiSpyware
Conclusion: Given the increasing number of Trojans, Spyware, Virus’, Phishing Scams, Identity Theft Scams, and additional malware threats we now face, it’s critically important that you chose an anti-malware product that does what it says it will do.
Not all anti-malware applications are created equal but SUPERAntiSpyware deserves its reputation as a first class security application. It’s definitely worth considering adding to your security toolbox.
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