Best Malware Detectors? Is Spybot Search & Destroy up to date?

frankfriend

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Has anyone recommendations for anti Malware software. In the past, Spybot Search & Destroy was regarded as good to to great - but has it fallen behind or is it still used widely, and updated?
 

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Malwarebytes is by far the best ... it is the only freeware software that will remove malware that expensive programs state it cannot be removed
 

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cnet.com is always a good source of free programs with Editor and User Reviews/Ratings
 

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1. Have you found any of those "features" required and not opt-outable?

2. Just used cNet to download Malwarebytes and there was no "additional" stuff.
 

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I use Malwarebytes Anti Malware. I think it is good enough for my current needs. No viruses in my system so far. Been using it in tandem with McAfee AV.
 

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Both the Free Version & Pro version of Malwarebytes Anti Malware are great. Even the Free version gets stuff. In comparison to Spybot > A notch above!
 

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I usually install malwarebytes to a thumb drive as a backup plan as there are some viruses will prevent you from installing/updating it, so it's good to have a backup plan (if you get one of those fancy thumb drives with a read-only switch that is even better so you don't have to worry about the infected computer writing anything to the thumb drive).
 

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I just installed both Spybot and Malwarebytes just to be on the safe side.
 

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Imo, Spybot is dead. It used to be good, not so much anymore. Superantispyware has been my preferred.
 
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