I forgot about this,but since you reminded me,i remember that i already gave up on this unstable program,reasons being,the issues the members and myself had experienced,not to mention the difficulty you had in communicating with the author.There are certainly some red flags with this program.Nice heads up.
Both my sister and I have discovered that the only way to get the program to run correctly and not interfere without options given to allowing other activites to happen is to install the SpyCatcher Express, run it, remove the bad stuff it finds, then uninstall it again for a while. Then reinstall it, run it, and uninstall it again.
I've had it pop up messages stating that it had stopped some type of internet activity from happening, including active x controls for good, known sites I've previously gone to (including MS Update Center). There is never an identification of what it stopped....just the pop up window stating it stopped it, so there is also nowhere within the SpyCatcher program after the fact that lists what it stopped so you have no option to allow it.
Needless to say, although I invited the author of the program via email to enter my previous thread about their program to explain some of the issues others have had with it, I got an automated email response and nothing further even though I emailed the author a second time explaining some of the issues I wanted clarified.
Also...I could not get the scheduler for the program to run automatically. It would set the day and time, but nothing would happen and I would have to manually run the scan each time.
Just a heads up that it appears that the author has no interest in getting you any tech support for their free version whatsoever...including giving explanations regarding issues that are otherwise unable to be explained even using the help file that comes with it. I have no clue what their response would be for the paid-for version of the program, but I have no confidence in the free one, so therefore, it goes without saying that I wouldn't waste my money to upgrade to a 'better' one when the free one is so full of bugs with no obvious workarounds.
Steer clear.......The program may find bad guys that other programs don't find, but the other problems encountered with it hardly makes it worth the effort if you have to uninstall and reinstall all the time just to use it. And according to the program itself, there is a warning that anything it has already removed will return once you uninstall (which, in my opinion, if something is REMOVED and not quarantined, it should be GONE, right?), so you're caught between a rock and a hard place with it no matter what you do.