NewsFactor reviewed Spyware Doctor 3.5 for Windows from PCTools which features an innovative Kernel Delete feature that gives the antispyware detection module new ways to remove rootkits and other complex malware. Spyware Doctor is the award-winning and world leading spyware removal utility.

NewsFactor rated Spyware Doctor 3.5 for Windows for 4 out of possible 5, and concluded that Spyware Doctor 3.5 is a solid choice to protect your PC from unwanted malware. It provides very good real-time monitoring for new intrusions and relatively good detection and removal results. If rootkits and other super baddies worry you, Spyware Doctor 3.5 will take those cares away.”

Pros: Simple and intuitive interface; few false positives; very good detection and removal results.

Cons: No spyware removal feature in trial version; pop-up blocker only works in Explorer; updates aren’t fully automatic.

Verdict: A very good choice for consumers who want set-it-and-forget-it protection.

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