[Webinar] Learn how to a build a cloud-first strategyRegister Now


spydoctor and aniquro

Posted on 2006-03-29
Medium Priority
Last Modified: 2013-12-04
spydoctor tells me i have aniquro but i dont see it on my computer... i detailed this here with pics

Question by:finnstone
LVL 15

Expert Comment

ID: 16319311
Check for these files

also check
LVL 32

Expert Comment

ID: 16320286
Try using a different product with your machine started up in Safe Mode.

Adaware, Spybot S&D, and Ewido (http://www.ewido.net) are three good options.

I'll be honest, I've never liked Spyware Doctor. The interface is supposed to be really friendly, but I've found the program itself to be of low quality I had tested a year or two ago and ended up hating it with a passion... but I did get bad results like you did on occasion. I had more luck finding things manually.

Author Comment

ID: 16320816
hmmm...now i am more curious if spydoctor is trying to promote sales in dubious ways?
LVL 47

Accepted Solution

rpggamergirl earned 2000 total points
ID: 16320888
I wouldn't trust that scanner.
SpyDoctor and Spylax are rogue products with dubious repute.
SpyLax is the successor to SpyDoctor, an application which should not be confused with Spyware Doctor, a completely different application from a different company.

give false positives work as goad to purchase (1); poor scan reporting ; same app as Spyware Killer, Max Privacy Protector, SpyDoctor; SpyFirewall, Spyinator, SpyKiller 2005, SpySpotter, SpywareThis, & Spyware Protection Pro, these shouldn't be in someone's pc.

More rogue products:

Featured Post

Free Tool: SSL Checker

Scans your site and returns information about your SSL implementation and certificate. Helpful for debugging and validating your SSL configuration.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Recently, a new law in my state forced us to get a top-to-bottom analysis of all of our contract client's networks. While we have documentation, it was spotty at best for some - and in any event it needed to be checked against reality. That was m…
No security measures warrant 100% as a "silver bullet". The truth is we also cannot assume anything but a defensive and vigilance posture. Adopt no trust by default and reveal in assumption. Only assume anonymity or invisibility in the reverse. Safe…
this video summaries big data hadoop online training demo (http://onlineitguru.com/big-data-hadoop-online-training-placement.html) , and covers basics in big data hadoop .
Whether it be Exchange Server Crash Issues, Dirty Shutdown Errors or Failed to mount error, Stellar Phoenix Mailbox Exchange Recovery has always got your back. With the help of its easy to understand user interface and 3 simple steps recovery proced…
Suggested Courses

865 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question