The comparison of Anti-Spyware Software

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2021-09-28 23:55:11
Compare PC Spyware Protection 2011 vs Spyware Doctor vs Vipre/Counter Spy vs Internet Security Pro vs Spy Sweeper
PC Spyware Protection 2011Spyware DoctorVipre/Counter SpyInternet Security ProSpy Sweeper
Price24.95 USD29.99 USD19.95 USD129.95 USD29.95 USD
Ease of Use (Configuring Settings)YesNoYesYesYes
Least Manual InterventionYesNoYesNoNo
Good Looking InterfaceYesYesYesYesYes
Complete Help with SetupYesNoNoYesYes
Shows Scan ProgressYesYesYesYesYes
Easy Export of Spyware Detection ReportYesNoNoYesYes
Independent Section ScanYesNoYesNoYes
Ignore ListYesNoNoYesNo
Restore Quarantined ItemsYesYesYesYesYes
Scan single folderYesNoYesYesYes
Uninstall OptionYesYesNoYesYes
Context Menu Scan OptionNoNoYesNoNo
Create System Restore Point before CleaningYesYesYesYesNo
On-Execution DriverYesNoNo
Compatible with Other Running AntiSpyware ApplicationYesYesYesYes
Section Details while scanningYesNoYesNo
Restore Removed ItemsYesNoNoNo
Total Detections (Deep Scan)159610139281016354
Total Detections (Quick Scan)533677603-86
Scan Time (Deep Scan)5 :35 Mins5 :50 Mins12 :8 Mins13 :04 Mins17 :10 Mins
Scan Time (Quick Scan)1:02 Mins2:52 Mins9:33 Mins-12:25 Mins
CPU Consumption - Running State22 %60 %39 %3 %38 %
CPU Consumption - Scan40 %76 %70 %35 %63 %
CPU Consumption - Update45 %69 %5 %8 %2 %
Memory consumption - Running State33.5 MB55 MB49 MB72.6 MB15 MB
Memory consumption - Scan41 MB85 MB50 MB97.8 MB47 MB
Memory consumption - Update90 MB94 MB44 MB83.08 MB23 MB
Database update time1 :30 Mins0 :30 Mins2 :00 Mins12 :21 Mins3 :00 Mins
BHO Risk ProtectionYesYesYesYesYes
AppInit DLL Risk ProtectionYesNoNoYesNo
Winlogon Shell Risk ProtectionYesNoYesYesNo
Host File Risk ProtectionYesYesYesYesYes
IE Trusted Sites Risk ProtectionYesYesYesYesYes
IE Home Page Risk ProtectionYesNoYesYesYes
Running Process Risk ProtectionYesYesYesYesYes
Startup Risk ProtectionYesYesYesYesNo
Startup Registry Risk ProtectionYesYesYesYesNo
Tracking CookieYesYesYesYesYes
KeyLogger Risk ProtectionYesYesNoNoYes
Process Guard - Detect hidden processesYesYesYesYesYes
Detection on basis of category (Cookies/Memory Process/ Registries/Files)YesNoYesNoNo
Alerts for Unknown ProgramsYesYesYesYesYes
Block Programs/ Registry RestrictionsYesNoNoNo
Check .INI infectionsNoNoYesNo
Take desired action on Startup (Monitor in Background / Run Scan)YesYesYesNoYes
Previous Scan StatisticsYesNoYesNo
All Drives ScanYesNoYesNo
Individual Section Details (Individually for Cookies/Memory Processes/Registries/Files)YesNoYesNo
Group Individual spyware Infections togetherYesNoNoNo
Restore Removed Spyware ItemsYesNoNoNo
Skip File Types (like .dll files from detection)NoNoNoYes
Threat Level in Scan ResultYesYesYesNoNo
Monoitor IE FavoritesYesYesYesYes
Block Internet CommunicationNoNoNoYesNo
Check ActiveX ComponentsNoYesYesNoYes
System ExplorerYesNoNoNoNo
Running Processes ListingYesNoNoNoNo
Alternate Data Streams ExecutionNoYesYesNoYes
Scan Email AttachmentNoNoNoYesYes
Running Dll's and Drivers ListingYesNoNoNoNo
Spyware Results Assocated to an Online LibraryYesNoNoNoNo
  • 2011-03-01 18:54:14
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  • Compare PC Spyware Protection 2011 vs Spyware Doctor vs Vipre/Counter Spy vs Internet Security Pro vs Spy Sweeper
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