You may not have heard about this app before but let us tell you that it's a real gem. This can get rid of some of those pain-in-the-ass-to-get-rid-of spyware and adware pretty quickly.
CA Anti-Spyware detects and removes a wide variety of spyware to protect your PC from unauthorized access, information theft and diminished system performance. CA Anti-Spyware reduces this risk and provides an added layer of protection for safe Internet connectivity. Spyware can record your every keystroke to steal your credit card numbers, passwords, switch your home page, re-direct your web searches to unwanted sites, display annoying ads, slow your PC to a crawl, or even control it remotely. CA Anti-Spyware (formerly eTrust® PestPatrol® Anti-Spyware) provides powerful protection against a wide range of spyware threats that can expose your confidential information and diminish your PC’s performance.
- Quick, Complete and Custom Scanning of Hard Drives, Removable Drives, Memory, Registry, Individual Folders and More! Includes Trusting Items and Excluding Folders for complete customization of scanning!
- Detect and Remove Spyware, Adware, Malware, Trojans, Dialers, Worms, KeyLoggers, HiJackers, Parasites, Rootkits and many other types of threats.
- Light on System Resources and won't slow down your computer like many other anti-spyware products. Won't conflict with your existing anti-spyware or anti-virus solution!
- Repair broken Internet Connections, Desktops, Registry Editing and more with our unique Repair System!
- Real-Time Blocking of threats! Prevent potentially harmful software from installing or re-installing!*
- Multi-Dimensional Scanning detects existing threats as well as threats of the future by analyzing threat characteristics in addition to code patterns.
- First Chance Prevention examines over 50 critical points of your system each time your system starts up and shuts down to eliminate threats before they have a chance to infect and infiltrate your system.
- Process Interrogation Technology allows threats to be detected no matter where they are hiding on your system.
- Schedule either Quick, Complete or Custom Scans Daily or Weekly to ensure your computer is free from harmful software.*
- Dedicated Threat Research Team scours the web for new threats and provides daily definition updates.*
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