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Is PC Tools - "Spyware Doctor" a malware?

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I previously installed PC TOOLS "Spyware Doctor" on my computer, and I soon began getting the following message (when attempting to open Spyware Doctor):

pctsGui.exe - Unable to Locate Component:
"This application has failed to start because sdinfo.sdp was not found. Re-installing the application may fix this problem."

I un-installed Spyware Doctor, and then re-installed it again after I restarted my computer, and I soon found that my AV (which is eEye Blink Personal) discovered a "malware application".  The following information is given to me by Blink Personal:

Virus name: "Spybot.CTBH".
Item found: C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\is-5DE5S.tmp

As you can see, the reason I'm receiving that error from the get-go is for some reason Blink Personal detects a malware and it's found in the Program Files of Spyware Doctor.  I am assuming that Blink Personal mayyyy be too sensitive with what it detects, but I am really not sure.  I really like Spyware Doctor a lot and it seems to catch a LOT of stuff that other Spyware programs don't catch, so I really would like to keep using it, if at all that's possible...

Also, if Blink Personal is just detecting that one file as malware, and it ISN'T a malware, is there any way I can take the sensitivity of Blink Personal so it wont be so harsh on what it detects as bad from good?
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