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 SI! SI! No* No* SI! SI!
HIPS SI! No No No No No
Fast Scan SI! No SI! SI! SI! SI!
Fast Scan Time ~00:15 - ~01:25 ~00:10 ~00:15 ~00:45
Custom Scan SI! No SI! No* SI! SI!
ADS Scan SI! No SI! SI! No SI!
Virus Scan SI! No No No No** No**
Free Scheduled Scan SI! SI! No* No* SI! SI!
Free Network Scan SI! No SI! No* SI! SI!
Free Threat Removal SI! SI! SI! SI! SI! No*
Multilingual User Interface SI! SI! No SI! SI! SI!
Soporte Gratuito SI! No No* No* SI! SI!
System Restore Tool SI! SI! No SI! No No
File Analysis Tool SI! No No No No No
File Removal Tool SI! SI! No No No No
Free Auto-Update SI! No No* No* SI! SI!
Bad Code Immunization SI! SI! No No No SI!
Report Sending Options SI! No SI! No SI! SI!
Context Menu Scan SI! 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.