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Malware Bytes or Search & Destroy ?

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  1. spider7

    spider7 Regular Member

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    Hi Friends,

    Getting up to date on my Security. I have been using Search and Destroy for years...and Malware Bytes too. I find that sometimes, one program will find spyware when another won'tDoes anyone find a conflict between these 2 programs?


    • Are they both doing the same thing...?
    • Opinions / Thoughts ?

    thanks!

    ~T
     
  2. WizGizmo

    WizGizmo Super Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    You can't go wrong with Malwarebytes. I have been using it
    for several years and it has saved my ass several times. :)
     
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  3. blackmint

    blackmint Power Member

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    I use malwarebytes and avast internet security.
    even i have problems like you.
    i can't say it as a conflict between 2 installed programs.may be because of detection techniques.
     
  4. pana1

    pana1 Junior Member

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    I have both of these programs, they do not conflict... Definitely great programs to have if you have had owned your computer for a couple of years.
     
  5. Aty

    Aty Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Never used Search and Destroy, however Avast + Malwarebytes is a good combo.
     
  6. rtraphic

    rtraphic Regular Member

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    Search & Destroy is freaking annoying, and i've read it isn't that good.

    Go with pro version of malwarebytes + avast imho
     
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    Comodo anti virus program. and malwarebytes + super anti spyware as a back up. But nothing gets past Comodo anyway
     
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    proxygo Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    i no the guys who developed m/bytes from a pal talk tech room from many years ago
    always use it, reliable, free and payed version
     
  9. rafa16

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    malwarebytes is the best in my opinion
     
  10. sikandar

    sikandar Senior Member

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    I use both the programs without any conflict. Malwarebytes is very effective for malware, rogue script detection and removal. Spybot S&D is very effective for removing spyware / adware.
     
  11. spider7

    spider7 Regular Member

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    Yes...i agree. MB and SD work for me. Just thought there my be double work happening but i think they both pick up different malware, spyware programs.

    thanks!~

     
  12. donsiemen

    donsiemen Regular Member

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    malwarebyte the protector....
     
  13. SnoopyDrew

    SnoopyDrew Senior Member

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    Malwarebytes and SuperAntiSpyware.

    Use both of those and you will be good.
     
  14. jacobpov

    jacobpov Junior Member Premium Member

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    Malwarebytes still lacks some intelligence, I would go for both.
     
  15. JustUs

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    Whomsoever relies on just a single layer of defense deserves whatever... ahem, cold ... they get.