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Spybot – Search & Destroy (Spybot-S&D) is a powerful security software that provides comprehensive protection against malware and spyware. Spybot – Search & Destroy is an anti-malware and anti-spyware tool specialized in removing most of the online threats including: Adware files, Trojans, Dialers, PUPs, Browser Hijackers (unwanted toolbars), Key loggers, Rootkits and other malware or junkware files that can infect your computer.

Spybot – Search & Destroy is designed for use by either novice or experienced users. Novices can choose to view additional information on the available features while experienced users have additional tools and settings.

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Spybot – Search & Destroy is available in five editions (Compare):
  • Free – for home users, free for private users.
  • Home – for home users or the home office.
  • Professional – for experienced home users.
  • Corporate – for companies with networked or standalone PCs.
  • Technician – for support technicians.
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Key Features:

  • Easy to use interface
  • Very Powerful Scan
  • Basic and Advanced mods
  • iPhone Profile Scan
  • System Immunization
  • Creates Backups 
  • Update definitions regularly
  • Automatic Updates (Premium)
  • Command Line Edition (Premium)

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Last Update: March 01, 2023

Current Version:

License: Freeware

English, German, French, Arabic, Argentinean, Catalan, Chinese Simp, Chinese Trad, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Euskera, Finnish, Gallego, Greek, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Swedish, Turkish, Portuguese

Supported Operating Systems:
Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8 / 8.1 / 10 (32-Bit, 64-Bit)

Developer: Safer-Networking Ltd.

Homepage: Safer-Networking.org

  • problems when bdcore.dll is updated (only Spybot +AV editions)
  • for antivirus updates the proxy settings were ignored (only Spybot +AV editions)
  • has been rephrased the message that is printed when no new updates are available to be more user-friendly
  • for users of the Polish translation of Spybot, updating was broken
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Disclaimer: The direct download links we provided to you for this software are from the official author's website, therefore we can't guarantee safety, availability, or download speeds. We will look into all download options for your software: online installer, full offline installer (mostly exe or msi, and in rare cases - iso, or torrent), or portable edition (mostly zip, or rar). Moreover, we don't and we won't provide any pirated/illegal versions or tools. We recommend that you avoid using these methods as these methods can harm your device. If you like this software, buy it to support its developers.