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