PC Tools Spyware Doctor is an award-winning anti spyware utility and spyware removal tool that detects, removes and blocks all types of spyware and adware in real-time. Spyware Doctor utilities Spider Scanning Technology to increase scanning speed, and increases defense against spyware with technology such as hidden process detection, rootkit scanning, Alternate Data Streams (ADS) detection and KL (Kernel Level) Malicious Process killer.

ComputerAct!ve reviewed PC Tools Spyware Doctor 3.8 and gave the anti-spyware tool the rating of 4 out of 5, and concluded that Spyware Doctor is a comprehensive tool for controlling spyware on your PC. It works efficiently and without interruption to your everyday work, is inexpensive and appears to catch more than Microsoft’s free beta program.

Good points

  • Comprehensive detection of spyware
  • Reasonably quick
  • Good value for money

Bad points

  • No way of limiting individual start-up programs

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