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