Antispyware Programs Comparison

Product prices and comparisons shown here are as of 2/1/08.

Spyware Terminator SpyBot SuperAntiSpyware Ad-Aware Windows Defender Spyware Doctor
Program Version 2.1 1.5 4.0 2007 1.1 5.5
Full Version Price FREE FREE $29.95/yr $39.95/yr FREE $29.95/yr
Trial Period Length None None None None None 30 days
Free Real-time Protection JA! JA! No* No* JA! JA!
HIPS JA! No No No No No
Fast Scan JA! No JA! JA! JA! JA!
Fast Scan Time ~00:15 - ~01:25 ~00:10 ~00:15 ~00:45
Custom Scan JA! No JA! No* JA! JA!
ADS Scan JA! No JA! JA! No JA!
Virus Scan JA! No No No No** No**
Free Scheduled Scan JA! JA! No* No* JA! JA!
Free Network Scan JA! No JA! No* JA! JA!
Free Threat Removal JA! JA! JA! JA! JA! No*
Multilingual User Interface JA! JA! No JA! JA! JA!
Freier Kundendienst JA! No No* No* JA! JA!
System Restore Tool JA! JA! No JA! No No
File Analysis Tool JA! No No No No No
File Removal Tool JA! JA! No No No No
Free Auto-Update JA! No No* No* JA! JA!
Bad Code Immunization JA! JA! No No No JA!
Report Sending Options JA! No JA! No JA! JA!
Context Menu Scan JA! No No No No No

* The program supports this feature but it is only included with a paid license.
** Virus scan from the company is provided in a separate program.