OMNIQUAD AntiSpy finds and removes spying and advert-displaying programs from your computer. Spyware snooping on your system, secretly monitoring and broadcasting your computer activities pose serious security and privacy issues. Spyware make the system slow by continuously trying to connect to the internet. Most spyware install hooks to monitor keyboard activity & internet activity, these hooks will always be running in the background even if you are not using internet. Some spyware application's code can contain bugs (defects) that can cause system to slow down. There is also possibility of spyware application adding malicious code to legitimate files, similar to the behavior of a Virus.
Why OMNIQUAD AntiSpy?
* No more Homepage Hijacks
* No more Nasty Pop-ups
* No more Search Hijacks
* No more Keystroke Loggers
* No more 'Helpful' Toolbars
Spyware companies constantly look for new ways to make their products more effective. The AntiSpy spyware detection database is constantly updated to provide effective protection against both new and older improved spyware threats.
How does OMNIQUAD AntiSpy work?
Most of these spyware are installed without your permission on your computer. AntiSpy scans system memory, registry, hard drives for a variety of spyware like annoying Ad-wares, data-mining scum-ware, Key-loggers, Trojans, premium number dialers, browser hijackers, surveillance programs, Tracking cookies, Worms, Malware, P2P, Nukers, Browser helper objects, Toolbars, Downloaders and other tracking components that gather information about you.
* Scans for more than 68000 components
* Fastest Scanning mechanism - Average time of 5 minutes to scan complete hard disk
* Automatic incremental signature updates - 6 to 8 signature sets released every week
* User friendly view for the detected Spyware showing severity, type and description
* Option to schedule a scan at user's convenience
* Realtime Scanning - Continuously scans Memory and Registry for Spyware
* User friendly interface to manage quarantined Spyware - Restore or permanently delete
* Rollback capabilities - Auto-quarantine option before deletion to support rollback option
* Internet Explorer home page shield
* Option to prevent harmful ActiveX components from getting installed automatically on IE
* Downloads product updates automatically
* New and improved scan engine for better protection
* Option to enable scan at Windows Startup
* Option to add Spyware name to the ignore list pre/post scan
* 24/7 technical support
Pentium Class or higher,300 Mhz Processor, 64 MB RAM, 20 MB HDD