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Opinions on Spy Bot?

http://www.spy-bot.net/

Have not downloaded and tried this as I'm a bit concerned about it's validity/safety. I noticed the copyright on the web page was 2003 which always gives me pause.

Anyone know about this program?
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Re: Opinions on Spy Bot? THAT looks like a RIP OFF of

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Bill, click on this link for Spyware Ripoffs and scroll down to Spyware Nuker which is what those people are selling. Then click where it says "note" and read the whole thing. Like Bob says, this is a ripoff of Spybot S&D. Bob's link will get you the real one.
http://www.spywarewarrior.com/rogue_anti-spyware.htm#swn_note

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The download link is to SpyWareNukerInstaller.exe from www.nuker.com

Spyware Nuker is listed as a rogue/suspect anti-spyware product at http://www.spywarewarrior.com/rogue_anti-spyware.htm#sites

The name of that website leads me to believe that they are trying to confuse people, making them think they are getting the REAL Spybot-Search & Destroy.

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Thanks to Bob, Roddy and Brent...

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Thank you all for your responses and links. I'm glad I asked even though my DIRECWAY ISP (HNS) linked to that page as one way to possibly find/fix reason(s) for any net slowdowns.

I've been running Spybot Search & Destroy for a long time.

William

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(NT) (NT) You're welcome Bill.

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I have used Spybot for about three years. I haven't had any problems with it. I am also using Adaware SE. I like using two of them, feel safer that way!

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PB, If you read the rest of the posts you would have seen that the web site and program that Bill was talking about was a ripoff site and NOT the real Spybot. The real Spybot is fine. Always be careful as there are a lot of ripoffs out there.

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Been using AA, Spyware Blaster and SpywareGuard too for quite some time.

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William, HPGuru Includes That Site In Their HOSTS

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I think you got good information from the others, but when I attempt to visit the site, it's blocked.

I thinks that means something...

Hope this helps.

Grif

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Re: William, HPGuru Includes That Site In Their HOSTS

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Thanks Grif, I've never messed with hosts files. Probably should, but I only go so far in this nerd game. Happy

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